Arena Tuesday 18 June 2013

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena Tuesday 18th June 2013

Arena Tuesday 18th June 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Theatre Review - Howie The Rookie

Theatre Review - Howie The Rookie

Sophie Gorman reviews 'Howie The Rookie' starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor with Seán Rocks. The play runs at Dublin's Project Theatre until Saturday July 6th - the website for further information is www.projectartscentre.ie.

Francis MacManus Winners

Francis MacManus Winners

This year's Francis MacManus short story winners are Sean Kenny from Dublin for his piece 'Ending It' (3rd Prize), 'Dark Secret' by James A Simpson from Co Antrim (2nd Prize) while the winning story 'Uncle Ned' was written by Mike Mac Domhnaill from Limerick. Andrew Bennett reads an extract from 'Uncle Ned'.

New Planet Cabaret Book Cover Competition

New Planet Cabaret Book Cover Competition

Arena are holding a competition to design the cover of the forthcoming book of writing 'New Planet Cabaret'. The closing date is Monday June 24th and the website for further details is www.rte.ie/radio1/arena.

Aging Rockers

Aging Rockers

Tony Clayton-Lea on the enduring appeal of aging rockers such as Neil Young, Rod Stewart and Bruce Springsteen who are still touring.

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Hay Festival Kells

Hay Festival Kells

One of the exhibits at this year's Hay festival celebrates the Book of Kells, and its seminal role in the history of type. Mark Smith dicusses the 'Kells Type Trail' with Seán Rocks - www.hayfestival.com/kells.

Love Live Music Day

Love Live Music Day

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on this year's Love Live Music Day which is on Friday June 21st - www.lovelivemusic.ie.

Live Music - The Shoos

Live Music - The Shoos

The Shoos perform 'Battlescars' and 'Sun Turns Black' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks - www.theshoos.com.

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