Arena Thursday 19 December 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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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 19th December 2013

Arena Thursday 19th December 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Abie Philbin Bowman with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Eithne Shortall and Johnnie Craig review the films Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and All Is Lost.

Live Music - Dúlra

Live Music - Dúlra

Dúlra perform 'Now to conclude our Christmas Mirth', one of The Wexford Carols.

Dennis O'Driscoll

Dennis O'Driscoll

Peter Fallon on the collection of critical writings 'The Outnumbered Poet' by the late Dennis O'Driscoll. The Pubishers are The Gallery Press. Olivia O'Leary will present a special programme on Dennis O'Driscoll on RTE Radio 1 on New Year's Day at 7.45am.

History at The Project Arts Centre

History at The Project Arts Centre

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the production 'History' which runs until Sunday December 22nd at Dublin's Project Arts Centre - www.projectartscentre.ie.

Alan Corr on Anchorman

Alan Corr on Anchorman

Alan Corr with his thoughts on Anchorman as 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' is released in cinemas.

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Arena Thursday 19th December 2013

Abie Philbin with Arts News, reviews of the latest films Anchorman 2, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and All Is Lost, Peter Fallon on 'The Outnumbered Poet' by Dennis O'Driscoll, Evelyn O'Rourke on 'History' at Dublin's Project Arts Centre and Alan Corr on Anchorman.

Music Played on the Show

Early Christmas Morning

Early Christmas Morning

Cyndi Lauper

3:53

Now To Conclude Our Christmas Mirth

Now To Conclude Our Christmas Mirth

Dúlra

4:48

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