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    on Thursday's programme..........a preview of the second annual tribute to Levon Helm of legendary group The Band, a round-up of what's happening in Ireland on World Record Store Day, Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the various events taking place during this weekend's Battle of Clontarf Festival and films for review are The Amazing Spiderman 2, The Sea and We Are The Best.

    Arena Tuesday 17 December 2013


    Arena Tuesday 17th December 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.


    Live Music - Ronan O'Snodaigh & The Occasionals

    Ronan O'Snodaigh & The Occasionals perform Seod (Jewel) live in studio. The band's new album is called 'Sos' and they play the Dublin Docklands Christmas Festival on Sunday December 22nd.


    Book - Sleigh Rides, Jingle Bells and Silent Nights

    John Byrne on the book 'Sleigh Rides, Jingle Bells and Silent Nights: A Cultural History of American Christmas Songs' by Ronald Lankford which is Published by University Press of Florida.


    Arena Tuesday 17th December - Full Programme

    Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News, Leonie McDonagh on Pony Panto, Poet Stephen Murray on his collection 'On Corkscrew Hill' and J.C. Chandor Director os 'All Is Lost' starring Robert Redford.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Seod
      Composer: Ronan O'Snodaigh
      Performer(s): Ronan O'Snodaigh and the Occasionals
      Duration: 0:04:09
    • Title: Delirium Tremens
      Composer: Garret Baker
      Performer(s): Garret Baker and the Random Nouns
      Duration: 0:05:11
    • Title: The Ballad of Patrick and Rita
      Composer: Garret Baker
      Performer(s): Garret Baker and the Random Nouns
      Duration: 0:03:15
    • Title: White Christmas
      Composer: Berlin
      Performer(s): Bing Crosby
      Album: The Best Christmas Album, Virgin, 2438423202
      Duration: 0:03:03
    • Title: Jingle Bells
      Composer: James Pierpont
      Performer(s): Willie Nelson
      Duration: 0:01:07

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