Arena Tuesday 26 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 Tuesday 26th March 2013

Arena Tuesday 26th March 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film - Good Vibrations

Film - Good Vibrations

Tony Clayton-Lea on the film 'Good Vibrations' which is about the Belfast record store of the same name, run by Terry Hooley, which kept going through the Troubles. The film is released on Friday March 29th.

What's On

What's On

Abie Philbin-Bowman with 'What's On' over the Easter period.

Clive Davis - 'The Soundtrack of my Life'

Clive Davis - 'The Soundtrack of my Life'

Jim Carroll discusses the book Clive Davis "The Soundtrack of My Life" which is out now and published by Simon & Schuster. Davis was instrumental in the careers of artists such as Janis Joplin and Whitney Houston.

Book: Disney's Most Notorious Film

Book: Disney's Most Notorious Film

John Byrne discusses the book 'Disney's Most Notorious Film: Race, Convergence, and the Hidden Histories of Song of the South' with Seán Rocks. Song of the South was made in 1946 and little is known about it. The Author is Jason Sperb and the Publishers are Texas University Press.

Music Played on the Show

Me And Bobby Mcgee

Me And Bobby Mcgee

Janis Joplin

4:43

Me And Julio Down At The School

Me And Julio Down At The School

Paul Simon

2:58

Copacabana (At The Copa)

Copacabana (At The Copa)

Barry Manilow

5:56

I Wanna Dance With Somebody

I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Whitney Houston

5:01

Empire State Of Mind Part Ii Broken Down

Empire State Of Mind Part Ii Broken Down

Alicia Keys

3:49

I Say A Little Prayer

I Say A Little Prayer

Aretha Franklin

3:44

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