Arena Thursday 13 March 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

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

The Zero Theorem from director Terry Gilliam and Under the Skin starring Scarlet Johannson are the two films up for review by Yvonne Nolan and Joe Griffin

David McSavage

David McSavage

Comedian David McSavage, best known for his TV series the Savage Eye. However, he'll soon be appearing on the Silver Screen in John Michael McDonagh's 'Calvary', and appearing Live at Dublin's Vicar Street. He spoke to our reporter Abie Philbin Bowman, who joins Sean in Studio

Review: Conservatory

Review: Conservatory

A new play Conservatory opened on the Peacock stage of he Abbey Theatre last night. Sophie Gorman Reviews

The History of Motown: Ollie Cole

The History of Motown: Ollie Cole

we continue our series looking at how social and political events have moulded modern music with Motown and the Sound of Young America. Ollie Cole joins Sean in Studio to discuss.

Music Played on the Show

Psychopath

Psychopath

St Vincent

4:00

Sir Duke

Sir Duke

Stevie Wonder

4:06

Shop Around

Shop Around

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

3:02

What’S Goin’ On

What’S Goin’ On

Marvin Gaye

3:58

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