Arena Wednesday 7 August 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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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 7th August 2013

Arena Wednesday 7th August 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

What the hell is Irish Style?

What the hell is Irish Style?

Sonya Lennon and Jim Carroll on 'What the hell is Irish Style?' a banter forum at next week's Kilkenny Arts Festival. The website is www.kilkennyarts.ie.

Live Music - Sinead White

Live Music - Sinead White

Sinead White performs 'Flat Battery' and 'I Know It' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Sinead will appear at this year's Electric Picnic Festival in Stradbally in Co. Laois.

Red Peters: Rare Recordings

Red Peters: Rare Recordings

PJ Curtis on Red Peters: Rare Recordings 1968-1989 which is distributed by Claddagh Records and available on www.redpeters.ie.

Sand Sculptures

Sand Sculptures

Abie Philbin Bowman on an exhibition of sand sculptures which are currently on view at Dublin Castle until August 28th.

Poetry - Leanne O'Sullivan

Poetry - Leanne O'Sullivan

Colm Keegan reviews the poetry colelction 'The Mining Road' by Leeanne O'Sullivan which is Published by Bloodaxe.

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