Arena Tuesday 27 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

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented by Evelyn O'Rourke.

Netflix

Netflix

It's made headlines this year with Big Series like 'House of Cards', 'Arrested Development' and 'Orange is the New Black', but is Netflix changing the way we watch film and television? Simon Maher joins Evelyn, to explore that question.

Music of The Lock Out

Music of The Lock Out

The Lockout remains the largest incidence of industrial action the state has ever seen with more than 20,000 workers either locked out of their jobs by their employers or on strike, central to the Lock Out was the music of the time Francis Devine joins Evelyn O Rourke to discuss.

Trampled Under Foot: The Power and Excess of Led Zeppelin

Trampled Under Foot: The Power and Excess of Led Zeppelin

Trampled Under Foot: The Power and Excess of Led Zeppelin is a new biography of Led Zeppelin by Barney Hoskyns - John Byrne has been wading through it for Arena.

Pride and Prejudice - the Musical

Pride and Prejudice - the Musical

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of one of the most popular and enduring love stories Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice - the Musical", is currently on tour.

The Armoury Show

The Armoury Show

The Armory Show was a landmark modern art exhibition that took place in America one hundred years ago. it scandalised a nation and prompted then President Theordore Roosevelt to declare 'That's not art!'. Declan Long joins Evelyn to discuss the exhibition and its impact

Music Played on the Show

Whole Lotta Love

Whole Lotta Love

Led Zeppelin

5:44

Rock And Roll

Rock And Roll

Led Zeppelin

3:53

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