Arena Wednesday 1 May 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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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 Wednesday May 1st 2013

Arena Wednesday May 1st 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Eoin Colfer

Author Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer discusses his new book 'Screwed' with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Headline.

Complaints Choir

Complaints Choir

A group of singers from right across the country have joined together to form the 'complaints choir'. Further information on www.bealtaine.com. Evelyn O'Rourke reports.

Nick Drake - 'Way to Blue'

Nick Drake - 'Way to Blue'

Tony Clayton-Lea on the release of a tribute album 'Way To Blue: The Songs Of Nick Drake' which is produced by Drake's original producer, Joe Boyd. The album is released on Friday May 3rd.

Art: Visit 2013

Art: Visit 2013

Artists are opening the studio doors and inviting the unsuspecting public in for a chat and a look around. It's called Visit 2013 - one of the organizers, Grace McEvoy and artist Gabhann Dunne join Seán Rocks -www.visitstudios.com.

Live Music - Tieranniesaur

Live Music - Tieranniesaur

Tieranniesaur perform D.I.Y.S.C.O. and 'Maro Rides The Wave' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band lainch their album 'D.I.Y.S.C.O.' in Whelans of Wexford Street in Dublin on Friday May 10th.

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