Arena Monday 7 April 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

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Arts News

Alan Corr reports on tragic death of Peaches Geldof, highlights of 2014 Kilkenny Arts Festival announced, Mickey Rooney dies aged 93        

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Musician interview

Musician interview

Renowned cellist Richard Harwood, who will be performing shortly at the National Concert Hall as part of their Essential Classics series

 

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Book awards

Book awards

Irish author Audrey Magee, shortlisted for Bailey’s Prize for Womens Fiction for her debut novel “The Undertaking”

Book review

Book review

Eibhear Walshe reviews "From Out Of The City" by John Kelly, published by Dalkey Archive Press

Television auditions

Television auditions

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the open auditions being held next week for Ros na Rún, the TG4 Irish language soap

 

If you are interested in taking part in the open auditions taking place next Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th April in Galway, send an email to dara@rosnarun.com or log on to their website rosnarun.com for more

Classic Movie

Classic Movie

Daryl Jones looks at the 1954 classic "An Inspector Calls" starring Alastair Sim

Music Played on the Show

Disco//Very

Disco//Very

Warpaint

4:17

Allemande

Allemande

Richard Hardwood (Cello)

4:26

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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