Arena Thursday 30 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

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

This week films are The Purge and and Neil Jordans new film Byzantium Joe Griffin and Sophie Gorman are live in Studio to discuss

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The Steeple Sessions

The Steeple Sessions

Over the summer months, the Steeple Sessions festival will take place in the Unitarian Church on Dublin's St Stephen's Green . Evelyn O Rourke reports. steeplesessions.com

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GREAT READS

GREAT READS

THE SECRET HISTORY by Donna Tartt is the choice of Mary Mc Gill - Published by Penguin

Live Music Sessions

Live Music Sessions

Live Music Sessions with Biggles Flys Again. www.bigglesflysagain.com

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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