Arena Tuesday 7 May 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 Tuesday 7th May 2013

Arena Tuesday 7th May 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Emma Hannigan

Author Emma Hannigan

Emma Hannigan on her book 'Perfect Wives' which is her sixth novel. The book is Published by Hachette Books Ireland.

Book Review - John Jeremiah Sullivan

Book Review - John Jeremiah Sullivan

Jim Carroll reviews John Jeremiah Sullivan's 'Blood Horses : Notes of a Sportswriters Son' with Evelyn O'Rourke. The Publishers are Yellow Jersey & Random House.

New Planet Cabaret

New Planet Cabaret

Dave Lordan with the latest submissions to Arena's creative writing course 'New Planet Cabaret'. Dave has been picking the best entries to include in a collection entitled New Planet Cabaret which New Island Books will publish in the Autumn. Readings by Ally Ni Chiarain.

Arena at The Project Arts Centre

Arena at The Project Arts Centre

This Friday Arena will be broadcasting live from the Project Arts Centre in Dublin's Temple Bar as part of its community open day. We would love you to join us on the night - tickets are free but need to be booked in advance so email box-office@projectartscentre.ie or call 01 8819613.

Sculptor Patrick O'Reilly

Sculptor Patrick O'Reilly

Declan Long on Sculptor Patrick O'Reilly's latest work 'Haystack' which is on display in St Alphonsus' Church in Drumcondra, Dublin. The website for the gallery is www.oliversearsgallery.com

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Everybody Talks

Everybody Talks

Neon Trees

2:57

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