Arena Tuesday 10 September 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 10th September 2013

Arena Tuesday 10th September 2013

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Man Booker Prize Shortlist

Man Booker Prize Shortlist

Evelyn O'Rourke on this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist with Colm Tóibín, one of the shortlisted writers for 'The Testament Of Mary' - www.themanbookerprize.com.

Dublin Fringe Festival - Dinner and a Show

Dublin Fringe Festival - Dinner and a Show

Neil Watkins on his show 'Dinner and a Show' at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival - www.fringefest.com.

Poetry - Micheal O'Siadhail

Poetry - Micheal O'Siadhail

Micheal O'Siadhail reads his poem 'Conjugation' from his collected poem which will be published on September 24th by Bloodaxe Books.

Fatty Arbuckle Book

Fatty Arbuckle Book

John Byrne on the book 'Room 1219: The Life of Fatty Arbuckle, the Mysterious Death of Virginia Rappe and the Scandal That Changed Hollywood' by Greg Merritt which is Published by Chicago Review Press.

The Late David Turpin

The Late David Turpin

David Turpin on his new album 'We Belong Dead', his first album in four years. The show 'The Late David Turpin' is at Dublin's Smock Alley Theatre on Sunday September 15th as part of this year's Dublin Fringe Festival - www.fringefest.com.

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