Arena Wednesday 20 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 Wednesday 20th March 2013

Arena Wednesday 20th March 2013

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Live Music - Ghost Trio

Live Music - Ghost Trio

Ghost Trio (Iarla O'Lionáird, Cleek Schrey and Ivan Goff) perform live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The trio are currently on tour - www.musicnetwork.ie for full details.

Author Elizabeth Day

Author Elizabeth Day

Author Elizabeth Day on her new novel 'Home Fires' which is dominated by two women, Caroline and her mother-in-law Elsa. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.

The Joinery Arts Space & Fundit

The Joinery Arts Space & Fundit

Evelyn O'Rourke reporting on a 'Fundit' campaign by The Joinery Arts Space in Stoneybatter in Dublin - www.fundit.ie.

The Lost and Found Sound Assembly

The Lost and Found Sound Assembly

On Saturday March 23rd at exactly Noon a group called The Lost and Found Sound Assembly will gather in Wolfe Tone Square near the Jervis Shopping Centre in Dublin for a most unusual music performance. The man behind the project is US composer George Higgs who joins Seán Rocks - www.georgehiggs.com.

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