Arena Friday 22 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 March 22nd 2013

Arena Friday March 22nd 2013

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Aiden Grennelle - 'David Bowie Is'

Aiden Grennelle - 'David Bowie Is'

Irish graphic designer Aiden Grennelle on his screen print which is included in a retrospective of the life and work of David Bowie 'David Bowie Is'. The exhibition opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London this weekend. The website is www.vam.ac.uk.

Short Stories - '30 Under 30'

Short Stories - '30 Under 30'

Drug-taking, attempted suicide and burning down playgrounds - all activities which feature in '30 Under 30' - a collection of short stories by young Irish writers. Writers Ferdia Lennon & Elizabeth M Reapy join Seán Rocks. The collection is available as an e-book, and from Wordlegs, priced €12.

Tomb Raider - Lara Croft

Tomb Raider - Lara Croft

Joe Griffin discusses the latest Tomb Raider video game featuring a younger, more vulnerable Lara Croft. The game is available for XBox, Playstation 3 and PC.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Sinéad Gleeson and Simon Maher review this week's new album releases 'Delta Machine' from Depeche Mode, 'Comedown Machine' from The Strokes & 'Old Socks' from Eric Clapton with Seán Rocks.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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