Arena Friday 10 January 2014

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 10th January 2014

Arena Friday 10th January 2014

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

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

Dylan Thomas

Nerys Williams and Darryl Jones on the Centenary of the birth of Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas.

Book - Difficult Men

Book - Difficult Men

Sinead Gleeson on the book 'Difficult Men: behind the scenes of a creative revolution: From the Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad' by Brett Martin which is Published by Penguin.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and John Meagher review this week's album releases 'High Hopes' from Bruce Springsteen, 'Post Tropical' from James Vincent McMorrow and 'Crown Electric' from Kathryn Williams.

Arena Friday 10th January 2014 - Full Programme

Arts News with Abie Philbin Bowman, Nerys Williams and Darryl Jones on Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas and Sinead Gleeson on the book 'Difficult Men' by Brett Martin.

Music Played on the Show

Cavalier

Cavalier

James Vincent Mcmorrow

4:58

Gold

Gold

James Vincent Mcmorrow

3:10

Sequins

Sequins

Kathryn Williams

0:57

High Hopes

High Hopes

Bruce Springsteen

5:11

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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