Arena Wednesday 15 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 Wednesday 15th May 2013

Arena Wednesday 15th May 2013

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IMPAC Dublin Award Shortlist

IMPAC Dublin Award Shortlist

Sinead Gleeson and Abie Philbin Bowman discuss 2 books shortlisted for this year's IMPAC Dublin Award - 'City of Bohane' by Kevin Barry and 'Pure' by Andrew Miller - www.impacdublinaward.ie.

Film: 'Beware of Mr. Baker'

Film: 'Beware of Mr. Baker'

Tony Clayton-Lea on the new Ginger Baker film 'Beware of Mr. Baker' which is released at Dublin's Lighthouse Cinema on Friday May 17th.

Beyond: Two Souls on Playstation 3

Beyond: Two Souls on Playstation 3

Joe Griffin on the new computer game Beyond: Two Souls which will be available in October on Playstation 3.

Poet Leanne O'Sullivan

Poet Leanne O'Sullivan

Poet Leanne O'Sullivan on her new collection 'The Mining Road' which is Published by Bloodaxe Books.

Music Played on the Show

Sunshine Of Your Love

Sunshine Of Your Love

Cream

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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