Arena Tuesday 26 February 2013

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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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 Tuesday 26th February 2013

Arena Tuesday 26th February 2013

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Closure of Belltable Arts Centre Limerick

Closure of Belltable Arts Centre Limerick

Playwright and Former Director of The Belltable Arts Centre in Limerick Mary Coll on the news that the venue has gone into liquidation.

Author Deborah Levy

Author Deborah Levy

Author Deborah Levy on her collection of 10 short stories 'Black Vodka' which is Published by 'And Other Stories'.

Book - 'Songs That Saved Your Life-The Art of the Smiths from 1982 to 1987.

Book - 'Songs That Saved Your Life-The Art of the Smiths from 1982 to 1987.

Tony Clayton-Lea on the new edition of Simon Goddard's book Songs That Saved Your Life-The Art of the Smiths from 1982 to 1987'. The Publisher is Titan Books.

DIT BA Degree in Drama

DIT BA Degree in Drama

Evelyn O'Rourke reports from final rehearsals for the DIT BA Degree in Drama Performance graduation show which runs until Saturday March 2nd at the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity College Dublin - www.dit.ie for full details.

New Music Dublin

New Music Dublin

New Music Dublin is a three day festival of music at the National Concert Hall in Dublin from March 1st to 3rd. Conductor and project manager for New Music Dublin Fergus Sheil joins Seán Rocks. The websites for further information are www.newmusicdublin.ie and www.nch.ie.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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