Arena Friday 31 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 Friday May 31st 2013

Arena Friday May 31st 2013

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Book Review - Colum McCann

Book Review - Colum McCann

Sinead Gleeson reviews 'Transatlantic' by Colum McCann. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.

Cat Laughs Kilkenny

Cat Laughs Kilkenny

Australian comedian Bec Hill who will perform a set for kids at this year's Sky Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny. The website is www.thecatlaughs.com.

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Poet Colm Keegan

Poet Colm Keegan

Colm Keegan reads his poem 'Decking'.

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Glitch Digital Arts Festival

Glitch Digital Arts Festival

Glitch is the annual digital arts festival held in the Rua Red Arts Centre in Tallaght in Dublin. The website is www.ruared.ie. Audrey Donohue reports.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Edel Coffey and Laurence Mackin review new albums 'Like Clockwork' from Queens of the Stone Age, 'Don't Forget Who You Are' from Miles Kane and 'Immunity' from Jon Hopkins.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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