Arena Thursday 4 April 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 Thursday 4th April 2013

Arena Thursday 4th April 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Shaun Dunne review this week's film releases 'Springbreakers', 'Dark Skies' and 'A Late Quartet' with Evelyn O'Rourke.

Theatre - Wild Thing

Theatre - Wild Thing

'Oliver Reed: Wild Thing' opens at the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire on the 24th of April and then tours the country until the 25th of May. For venues and dates go to www.olliereedtheplay.co.uk. Actor/Co-writer Rob Crouch and Oliver Reed's son Mark join Evelyn O'Rourke.

Book Review - Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman

Book Review - Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman

Nuala Ní Chonchúir reviews 'Binocular Vision', a collection of short stories by Edith Pearlman with Evelyn O'Rourke. The Publishers are Pushkin Press.

Radio Play - What next for Hedy Lamarr?

Radio Play - What next for Hedy Lamarr?

Drama On One's 'What Is Life?' season of science plays begins this Sunday April 7th at 8pm on RTÉ Radio 1 with "What next for Hedy Lamarr", Written and Directed by Joe O'Byrne. For more details go to www.rte.ie\dramaonone. Joe O'Byrne and Ruth Barton, Author of 'Hedy Lamarr: The most beautiful woman in film', join Evelyn O'Rourke.

Hell's Kitchen to Hollywood

Hell's Kitchen to Hollywood

All this week RTE have been screening documentaries and films on Ireland's history in Hollywood. Clip of 'Hell's Kitchen to Hollywood' presented by John Kelly which screens on RTE 1 at 10.15pm on Thursday April 4th.

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