Arena Monday 29 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 Monday 29th April 2013

Arena Monday 29th April 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Book Review - George Saunders

Book Review - George Saunders

Eithne Hand reviews the short story collection 'Tenth of December' by George Saunders with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Random House.

Loves - Jim Crace

Loves - Jim Crace

Novellist Jim Crace chooses the book 'The Goshawk' by T.H. White as something he 'Loves'. Jim Crace's latest book 'Harvest' is Published by Picador.

Theatre - Bankers

Theatre - Bankers

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on a new play 'Bankers' at Dublin's New Theatre in Temple Bar. The play runs from May 1st to 11th - www.thenewtheatre.com.

Classic Movie - Do The Right Thing

Classic Movie - Do The Right Thing

Stephen Boyd discusses this week's Classic Movie - Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' from 1989 with Seán Rocks.

Live Music - Swords (Camden Crawl Dublin)

Live Music - Swords (Camden Crawl Dublin)

Dublin band Swords perform 'All The Boys' and 'Lions and Gold' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band play Dublin's Button Factory on Saturday May 4th as part of Camden Crawl Dublin - www.camdencrawldublin.com for full details.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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