Arena Monday 21 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

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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 Monday 21st October 2013

Arena Monday 21st October 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Sinead Mooney with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.

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Book Review - The Rising of Bella Casey

Book Review - The Rising of Bella Casey

Yvonne Nolan reviews 'The Rising of Bella Casey', a fictionalised account of the life of Sean O'Casey's sister with Seán Rocks. The book is by Mary Morrissy and is Published by Brandon Books.

Comedian Stewart Lee

Comedian Stewart Lee

Abie Philbin Bowman profiles comedian Stewart Lee who appears at Dublin's Vicar Street on Monday October 21st followed by two nights at the Galway Comedy Festival on October 22nd and 23rd - www.galwaycomedyfestival.com.

Columbian Harpist Edmar Castanada

Columbian Harpist Edmar Castanada

Columbian Harpist Edmar Castanada performs 'Poem Of Strings'. Edmar is currently on a tour of Ireland - www.musicnetwork.ie for full dates.

Book - 'The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room - The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

Book - 'The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room - The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

John Byrne on the book 'The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room - The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made by Greg Sestero (Publishers Simon & Schuster).

Classic Movie - The King Of Marvin Gardens

Classic Movie - The King Of Marvin Gardens

Tony Tracy discusses this week's Classic Movie 'The King Of Marvin Gardens' with Seán Rocks. The film, directed by Bob Rafelson was released in 1972 and stars Jack Nicholson and Bruce Dern.

Arena Monday 21st October - Full Programme

Arts News with Sinead Mooney, Yvonne Nolan reviews 'The Rising of Bella Casey' by Mary Morrissy, Abie Philbin Bowman on comedian Stewart Lee, John Byrne on 'The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room - The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made' by Greg Sestero and Tony Tracy on this week's Classic Movie 'The King Of Marvin Gardens'.

Music Played on the Show

Diane Young

Diane Young

Vampire Weekend

2:54

Poem Of Strings

Poem Of Strings

Edmar Castaneda

3:45

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