Arena Thursday 2 January 2014

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 2nd January 2014

Arena Thursday 2nd January 2014

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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Limerick City of Culture

Limerick City of Culture

Sophie Gorman and Mary Coll on the resignation of Karl Wallace, Artistic Director of Limerick City of Culture.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Brian Lloyd review this week's new film releases Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, American Hustle and Last Vegas.

Rough Magic Theatre Company

Rough Magic Theatre Company

Evelyn O'Rourke on Rough Magic Theatre Company's 'Seeds' programme for aspiring theatre makers with Lynn Parker, Artisitic Director of Rough Magic and Matt Smith, one of the graduates of the Seeds programme - www.roughmagic.ie for further information.

Book: Elvis Films FAQ

Book: Elvis Films FAQ

John Byrne on the book 'Elvis Films FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the King of Rock 'n' Roll in Hollywood' by Paul Simpson which is Published by Applause Theatre.

Music Played on the Show

Queenie Wahine's Papaya

Queenie Wahine's Papaya

Elvis Presley

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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