Arena Monday 4 November 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 November 4th 2013

Arena Monday November 4th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

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

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Book Review - John Grisham's Sycamore Row

Book Review - John Grisham's Sycamore Row

Declan Burke reviews 'Sycamore Row' by John Grisham in which he returns to the setting and characters in 1989's 'A Time To Kill'. The Publishers are Hodder and Stoughton.

Book - Verve - The Sound of America.

Book - Verve - The Sound of America.

Tony Clayton-Lea on the book 'Verve - The Sound of America' by Richard Havers which is Published by Thames & Hudson.

Smashing Times Theatre Company

Smashing Times Theatre Company

Mary Moynihan, Artistic Director of Smashing Times Theatre Company on their history and current productions - www.smashingtimes.ie and www.projectartscentre.ie for full details.

Classic Movie - For a Few Dollars More

Classic Movie - For a Few Dollars More

Darryl Jones discusses tonight's Classic Movie - Sergio Leone's 'For a Few Dollars More' starring Clint Eastwood.

Abbey Theatre Portraits

Abbey Theatre Portraits

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the different portraits at Dublin's Abbey Theatre which tell a history of the venue - www.abbeytheatre.ie.

Music Played on the Show

Cry Me A River

Cry Me A River

Diana Krall

1:17

Its Only A Paper Moon (Take B)

Its Only A Paper Moon (Take B)

Ella Fitzgerald

2:54

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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