Arena Thursday 21 February 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

Arena Thursday 21st February 2013

Arena Thursday 21st February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Live Music - Ethan Johns

Live Music - Ethan Johns

Ethan Johns performs 'Hello Sunshine' and 'Red Rooster Blue' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Ethan plays Dublin's Sugar Club on Friday February 22nd.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Sophie Gorman and Johnnie Craig review this week's new film releases 'Cloud Atlas', 'Song for Marion' and 'To The Wonder' with Seán Rocks.

Coisceim Dance Theatre - Pageant

Coisceim Dance Theatre - Pageant

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on Coisceim Dance Theatre's new show 'Pageant' which opens on Saturday February 23rd at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin before heading out on a nationwide tour - www.projectartscentre.ie

Author Lucy Caldwell

Author Lucy Caldwell

Author Lucy Caldwell on her book 'All the Beggars Riding' which is Published by Faber and Faber.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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