Arena Wednesday 22 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 May 22nd 2013

Arena Wednesday May 22nd 2013

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IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Review

IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Review

Evelyn O'Rourke and Abie Philbin Bowman look at 2 books on this year's IMPAC Dublin shortlist 'The Map and the Territory' by Michel Houellebecq and 'The Tragedy of Arthur' by Arthur Phillips. The result will be announced on June 6th - www.impacdublinaward.ie.

Book - Sport and Film

Book - Sport and Film

Seán Crosson on his book 'Sport and Film'. The Publishers are Routledge. Sean Crosson is Programme Director of the MA in Film Studies at the Huston School of Film at NUI Galway.

Heterodyne - Artist Fiona Hallinan

Heterodyne - Artist Fiona Hallinan

Heterodyne is a new project from artist Fiona Hallinan that commissions musicians to score infrastructure. The website for further information is www.notalittlepony.com.

Live Music - Crow Black Chicken

Live Music - Crow Black Chicken

Crow Black Chicken perform 'White Lightning' and 'Sit With Satan' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's website for music and gig dates is www.crowblackchicken.com.

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