Arena Thursday 13 February 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 

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New Film Reviews

New Film Reviews

Three new movies out this week, the World War 2 drama, Monuments Men, British underdog comedy Dance-off, Cuban Fury, and a classic story of Boy Meets Laptop, 'Her'.

The Cork Spring Poetry Festival.

The Cork Spring Poetry Festival.

The festival is organised by the Munster Literature Centre and is based at the Cork Arts Theatre. The festival started yesterday and continues until Saturday night and features readings, workshops, book launches and even a film event. Kathy D'arcy loves her local poetry festival and joins Sean from RTE Cork. www.Corkpoetryfest.net

The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel

The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel

Jim Carroll joins Sean to review Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel a new book by Sherill Tippins that attempts to capture life as it was lived inside the Chelsea

Music Played on the Show

The Last Thing On My Mind

The Last Thing On My Mind

Stark Sands With Punch Brothers

3:46

Visions Of Johanna

Visions Of Johanna

Bob Dylan

7:40

Chelsea Hotel

Chelsea Hotel

Leonard Cohen

3:04

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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