Arena Wednesday 27 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 Wednesday 27th February 2013

Arena Wednesday 27th February 2013

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Theatre Review - Once

Theatre Review - Once

Sophie Gorman reviews the Tony Award-Winning 'Once' which is running at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre until Saturday March 9th - www.gaietytheatre.ie

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Hugh Howey - 'Wool'

Hugh Howey - 'Wool'

Hugh Howey on his novel 'Wool' which is set at a point in the future where the world's atmosphere has become toxic. The Publishers are Century, an imprint of Random House.

Live Music - Declan O'Rourke

Live Music - Declan O'Rourke

Declan O'Rourke performs 'Time Machine' and 'Lightning Bird Wind River Man' live in studio with interview. Declan will perform at this year's South by Southwest Festival in Texas. For more information and his Irish tour dates check out http://www.declanorourke.com and www.musicfromireland.org

Exhibition - This is not a House

Exhibition - This is not a House

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the exhibition 'this is not a house' by photographer Edgar Martins which runs in the Gallery of photography in Dublin until Saturday March 16th. Check out www.galleryofphotography.ie for more information.

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What's On

Abie Philbin-Bowman with a look at what's on around the country and on TV.

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