Arena Friday 5 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 Friday April 5th 2013

Arena Friday April 5th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Actor Aaron Eckhart

Actor Aaron Eckhart

Hollywood Actor Aaron Eckhart discusses his new film 'Olympus has Fallen' with Evelyn O'Rourke. The film is released in Ireland on Friday 19th April.

Michael Haneke Documentary

Michael Haneke Documentary

A new documentary called 'Michael H. Profession: Director' is being shown at the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin's Smithfield for three nights from Saturday April 6th. The website is www.lighthousecinema.ie. Darryl Jones discusses the work of Michael Haneke with Seán Rocks.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght & Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'English Electric' from OMD, 'Waking on a Pretty Daze' from Kurt Vile and 'Paramore' from Paramore with Evelyn O'Rourke.

Author Claire McGowan

Author Claire McGowan

Author Claire McGowan discusses her latest book 'The Lost' with Evelyn O'Rourke. The book is set in a fictional small town on the Northern Ireland side of the Border, and features the forensic psychologist Paula Maguire. The Publishers are Headline.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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