Arena Friday 6 December 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 Friday December 6th 2013

Arena Friday December 6th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

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

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Other Voices Dingle

Other Voices Dingle

Dylan Haskins reports from this year's Other Voices in Dingle County Kerry - www.rte.ie/tv/othervoices.

All Ireland Poetry Slam

All Ireland Poetry Slam

The All-Ireland Poetry Slam Final takes place at The Crane Bar in Galway on Monday December 9th at 7pm. Finalist John Moynes reads his poem 'September 2013'.

Mirror, Mirror, Off The Wall

Mirror, Mirror, Off The Wall

Katie O'Kelly and Clara Purcell on their pantomime re-working 'Mirror, Mirror, Off The Wall' at Dublin's New Theatre in Temple Bar - www.thenewtheatre.com.

Nelson Mandela & Seamus Heaney

Nelson Mandela & Seamus Heaney

On the death of Nelson Mandela, the late Seamus Heaney reads his poem 'The Republic of Conscience' which he wrote to mark International Human Rights Day in 1985.

Irish Albums of the Year

Irish Albums of the Year

Aoife Barry and Eoin Glackin with their choices for Irish Albums and tracks of 2013.

Arena Friday 6th December 2013 - Full Programme

Alan Corr with Arts and Entertainment News, John Moynes with his poem 'September 2013', Katie O'Kelly and Clara Purcell on 'Mirror, Mirror, Off The Wall' and the late Seamus Heaney reads his poem 'From The Republic of Conscience'.

Music Played on the Show

Take Me To Church

Take Me To Church

Hozier

4:17

England Has My Man

England Has My Man

Lisa O'Neill

3:24

The World Began With A Waltz

The World Began With A Waltz

Hidden Highways

3:19

Grandmother Mountain

Grandmother Mountain

O Emperor

3:10

The Sweetest Thing

The Sweetest Thing

Lulu James

3:38

Shosholoza

Shosholoza

Acfc

3:44

Nothing Arrived (Radio Edit)

Nothing Arrived (Radio Edit)

Villagers

3:29

Those Pretty Things

Those Pretty Things

Dirty Epics

0:58

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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