Arena Tuesday 30 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 Tuesday 30th July 2013

Arena Tuesday 30th July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Santa Montefiore

Author Santa Montefiore

Author Santa Montefiore on her book 'Secrets of the Lighthouse' which is Published by Simon and Schuster.

Sarah Davis Goff

Sarah Davis Goff

Publisher Sarah Davis Goff on discovering 'The Spinning Heart' by Donal Ryan which was rejected by numerous publishers but is now on the Booker prize longlist. Sarah's website for budding writers is www.tramp.ie.

The Economics of Touring

The Economics of Touring

Jim Carroll discusses the economics of touring in light of Morrissey announcing he was forced to cancel his South American tour due to lack of finances.

Live music - Keith Moss and the Tightrope Walkers

Live music - Keith Moss and the Tightrope Walkers

Keith Moss and the Tightrope Walkers perform 'Torture in Paradise' and 'The War Outside our Door' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's new album is called 'What Eludes You Moves You' - www.reekusrecords.com for more details.

Music Played on the Show

Elevation (Live)

Elevation (Live)

U2

3:37

Lose Yourself

Lose Yourself

Eminem

5:34

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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