Arena Thursday 24 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 Thursday 24th October 2013

Arena Thursday 24th October 2013

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Arts News

Arts News

Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts & Entertainment News.

Bram Stoker Festival

Bram Stoker Festival

Author Darren Shan and Film Historian Robert J.E. Simpson on this weekend's Bram Stoker Festival full event details on www.bramstokerfestival.com.

Loves - Jack McGouran

Loves - Jack McGouran

The GuinnessJazz Festival takes place in Cork this weekend - Artistic Director Jack McGouran on one of his 'Loves' - the Swedish jazz trio EST. The website for further information is www.guinnessjazzfestival.com.

Morrissey Autobiography

Morrissey Autobiography

Dr. Eoin Devereaux on 'Autobiography' by Morrissey which is published by Penguin Classics

Edmar Castaneda

Edmar Castaneda

Evelyn O'Rourke with Columbian Harpist Edmar Castaneda who is currently on a music network tour of Ireland - www.musicnetwork.ie for tour dates.

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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Yvonne Nolan and Simon Maher review this week's new film releases Ender's Game, Bad Grandpa and Closed Circuit with Seán Rocks.

Arena Thursday 24th October 2013 - Full programme

Music Played on the Show

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

The Smiths

4:15

Night Dries Like Ink

Night Dries Like Ink

Little Bear

3:54

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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