Arena Wednesday 6 March 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 

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Beth Orton

Beth Orton

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The Childhood of Jesus

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Changing States

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Screwball Comedy

Screwball Comedy

This month the Lighthouse cinema in Dublin is showing a Screwball Comedy season. Ruth Barton looks at the four films that will be shown.

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