Arena Thursday 6 June 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 Thursday 6th June 2013

Arena Thursday 6th June 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Tara Flynn and Simon Maher review the films 'Behind the Candelabra' and 'After Earth' with Seán Rocks.

Die Antwoord

Die Antwoord

Audrey Donohoe on the South African rap rave group 'Die Antwoord' who play Dublin's Olympia Theatre on Thursday June 20th - tickets are available on ticketmaster.ie.

New Planet Cabaret - Book Cover Competition

New Planet Cabaret - Book Cover Competition

Eoin Purcell of New Island Books and Dave Lordan on Arena's competition to design the cover of the 'New Planet Cabaret' book which will be Published later this year.

Book Review - Theo Dorgan's 'Making Way'

Book Review - Theo Dorgan's 'Making Way'

Eibhear Walshe reviews Theo Dorgan's 'Making Way' which is about an aging music executive and a young irish woman who meet in Sicily. The Publishers are New Island.

IMPAC 2013 Winner - Kevin Barry

IMPAC 2013 Winner - Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry, winner of this year's IMPAC Dublin award for his book 'City of Bohane' joins Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Jonathan Cape.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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