Arena Friday 7 March 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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Arena

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'Agnes' - Director David Bolger

A show which opens in the Project Arts Centre next week, celebrates the life of cabaret artist Agnes Bernelle. The man behind the show called Agnes is David Bolger of Cois Ceim Dance Company and he spoke to Seán Rocks about her life.

Cois Ceim’s Agnes, directed by David Bolger opens at the Project Arts Centre on 15th March with previews on 13th and 14th. projectartscentre.ie is the website.

Book Review: 'We are all completely beside ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler.

Sinead Gleeson reviews Karen Joy Fowler's latest book 'We are all completely beside ourselves' which is published by Serpent's Tail.

Karen Joy Fowler pictured above.

Sinead Gleeson reviewd 'We are all completely beside ourselves' for Arena.

Album Review with Edel Coffey and John Meagher.

Album Review with Edel Coffey and John Meagher.

Edel Coffey and John Meagher have been listening to The Take Off and Landing of Everything from Elbow, The Classic from Joan as Policewoman, and A Perfect Contradiction from Paloma Faith.

Music Played on the Show

New York Morning

New York Morning

Elbow

3:32

The Classic

The Classic

Joan As Police Woman

3:39

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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