Arena Friday 4 October 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

___________________________________________________________________________ 

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.

Waiting For Godot

Waiting For Godot

It's one of the world's great plays and this month, as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival, Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett is being performed by the Gare St Lazare Players. Sophie Gorman reviews it for Arena

Jay-Z

Jay-Z

The rap megastar Jay Z comes to the O2 in Dublin. To some he's the producing, rapping multi-millionaire superstar, and the king of hip hop and to others he is all bling and no substance. Jim Carroll joins Sean.

Keywords

E Readers Dos and Don'ts

E Readers Dos and Don'ts

In recent years, e-books have transformed the world of publishing..but do they actually improve the simple pleasure of reading.or are they just another gadget with a dying battery? Abie Philbin Bowman has been taking a look at them for Arena.

Keywords

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

This week we have quite the eclectic mix. From Miley Cyrus, we have her fourth album 'Bangerz', Mobys new album called 'Innocents' and finally Anna Calvi has released her seond album 'One Breath'. Alan Corr & Lauren Murphy review

Music Played on the Show

Hard Knock Life (Radio Edit)

Hard Knock Life (Radio Edit)

Jay-Z

3:58

Empire State Of Mind

Empire State Of Mind

Jay Z Feat Alicia Keys

4:49

Glory (Song For His First Born) (Podcast)

Glory (Song For His First Born) (Podcast)

Jay Z

3:42

4x4

4x4

Miley Cyrus Feat Nelly

3:26

Sms  (Bangerz)

Sms (Bangerz)

Miley Cyrus Feat Britney Spears

3:04

Twitter

Facebook

Contact the Show

Email: arena@rte.ie

Twitter: @RTEArena

Text: 51551

Presenter: Seán Rocks

Schedule

Ways to Listen

Radio
Mobile
Internet
Radio Player
Podcasts
TV