Arena Wednesday 12 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 Wednesday 12th June 2013

Arena Wednesday 12th June 2013

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Live Music - Sorcha Richardson

Live Music - Sorcha Richardson

Sorcha Richardson, accompanied by Eoin Gorman, performs 'Early Morning Rising' and 'Last Train' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Sorcha's debut EP is called 'Sleep Will Set Me Free'. Sorcha's website is www.sorcharichardson.com.

Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale

The bi-annual Venice Biennale showcases art and artists from around the world. It opened earlier this month and runs until November 24th. Kay Sheehy, who is just back from Venice, joins Seán Rocks.

John Cooper Clarke

John Cooper Clarke

John Cooper Clarke will perform on Thursday June 13th at the Carlow Arts Festival in the George Bernard Shaw theatre at 8pm. More information on all events at www.eigsecarlow.ie. He also appears at Dublin's Button Factory on Friday June 14th. John's website is www.johncooperclarke.com.

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