Arena Friday 29 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 29th March 2013

Arena Friday 29th March 2013

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Author Jodi Picoult

Author Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult discusses her latest book 'The Storyteller' with Seán Rocks. The book is the story of Sage, a reclusive young woman who discovers that the nice old man she's befriended has a terrible past. The Publishers are Hodder and Stoughton - www.jodipicoult.com.

Artist Sean Scully

Artist Sean Scully

Declan Long on Sean Scully's exhibition 'Doric' at Dublin City Gallery: The Hugh Lane. The exhibition runs until June 9th - www.hughlane.ie

Easter Music

Easter Music

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on music from Clarendon Street and Christchurch Cathedral in Dublin for the Easter Weekend.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Aoife Barry and Eoin Glackin review this week's new album releases 'The Terror' by The Flaming Lips, 'Dear Miss Lonely Hearts' from Cold War Kids and 'People, Hell and Angels' from Jimi Hendrix with Seán Rocks.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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