Arena Thursday 28 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 28th February 2013

Arena Thursday 28th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Pat Boran review this week's new film releases 'Broken City', 'Arbitrage' and 'Stoker' with Seán Rocks.

Author Cathy Kelly

Author Cathy Kelly

Cathy Kelly discusses her new book 'The Honey Queen' with Seán Rocks. The lives of three women intertwine in the picturesque town of Redstone. The Publishers are Harper Collins.

South by Southwest - BP Fallon & Kid Karate

South by Southwest - BP Fallon & Kid Karate

BP Fallon and the Bandits are travelling to South by South West in Texas in March.They also release their debut album, 'Still Legal' soon. BP Fallon joins Seán Rocks. Another new band performing at South by Southwest is Kid Karate who perform 'This City' and 'Two Times' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. http://www.musicfromireland.org for details of Irish acts showcasing at international festivals.

Great Reads - The Shipping News

Great Reads - The Shipping News

Continuing our series on Great Reads tonight Catherine Dunne discusses 'The Shipping News' by Annie Proulx with Seán Rocks.

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