Arena Tuesday 28 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 

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Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally is an Australian playwright and an author of fiction and non-fiction works. He joins Sean Rocks to discuss his new book The Daughters of Mars published by Sceptre

Mel Parsons in Session

Mel Parsons in Session

New Zealand Folk singer joins Sean Rocks in Studio. She performs her track I Won't Let You Down and Things Will get good. www.melparsons.com

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

A new book called 'Seeing Red' explores the controversial portrayal of American Indians on film. With essays from a leading group of American Indian academics, the book looks back at many of the films that have been produced over the years

Listowell Writers week

Listowell Writers week

Colm Toibin, Leonard Cohen and the Time Traveller's Wife - all of them will feature, in some way, as part of Listowell Writers week, Abie Philbin Bowman has been picking out a few highlights for us.

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