Arena Friday 8 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 

Arena Friday 8th March 2013

Arena Friday 8th March 2013

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Spirit of '45.

Spirit of '45.

The film feature tonight is Spirit of 45, Sean speaks to documentarian & director Ken Loach who explains what life was like in Britain after the war.

Review of Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album.

Review of Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album.

Abie Philbin Bowman looks back at Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album which celebrates it's 50th anniversary this year.

Book Review; 50 shades of Feminism.

Book Review; 50 shades of Feminism.

Sinead Gleeson has been reading 50 shades of Feminism and explains to Sean what its all about.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght & Tony Clayton-Lea review this week's new album releases 'The Next Day' from David Bowie, 'Exile' from Hurts and 'Pale Green Ghosts' from John Grant.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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