Arena Thursday 4 July 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 4th July 2013

Arena Thursday 4th July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Sophie Gorman and Johnnie Craig review this week's new film releases 'The Bling Ring' and 'Now You See Me' with Seán Rocks.

Kinsale Arts Festival - Colin Dunne

Kinsale Arts Festival - Colin Dunne

Colin Dunne on his 'Feet First' project at this year's Kinsale Arts Festival where he will conduct the Irish Chamber Orchestra. The website is www.kinsaleartsfestival.com.

Swift Satire Festival

Swift Satire Festival

John Colleary on the Swift Satire Festival in Trim, County Meath. The website is www.swiftsatirefestival.com.

Book - I Want My MTV

Book - I Want My MTV

Jim Carroll on the book 'I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution' by Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum. The Publishers are Plume Books.

IDEATE Kilkenny

IDEATE Kilkenny

Mick Minogue on the IDEATE Festival in Kilkenny which celebrates craft, design and creativity. It takes place on July 5th & 6th - www.ideatefestival.com.

Music Played on the Show

Gimme All Your Lovin'

Gimme All Your Lovin'

Zz Top

4:12

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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