Arena Thursday 12 September 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 Thursday 12th September 2013

Arena Thursday 12th September 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Sophie Gorman and Chris Wasser review this week's new film releases 'Rush', 'White House Down' and 'Artist and Model' with Seán Rocks.

Foil Arms and Hog

Foil Arms and Hog

'There's a Plant Onstage' is Foil, Arms and Hogg new show at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival - www.fringefest.com for full details.

Mercury Music Prize

Mercury Music Prize

Aoife Barry takes a look at the acts nominated for this year's Mercury Music Prize for Best UK and Irish album. Villagers are nominated for the album 'Awayland'. The full list of nominated albums is on www.mercuryprize.com.

Theatre - Fair Balls T'yis

Theatre - Fair Balls T'yis

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the show 'Fair Balls T'yis' which runs in the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity College until 15th September. www.fringefest.com for further information.

Live Music - Waking Up Sunday

Live Music - Waking Up Sunday

Waking Up Sunday perform 'That Ain't Romance' and 'Instinct' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's website for information and tour dates is www.wakingupsunday.com.

Book Review - Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Book Review - Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Declan Burke reviews 'Doctor Sleep' by Stephen King with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Hodder and Stoughton and the book will be Published on September 24th.

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