Arena Thursday 10 April 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

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News with Alan Corr - the Ceiliúradh at the Royal Albert Hall in London to mark the end of President Higgins' official visit to the UK,  Ray Davies (of The Kinks) to appear at the Dublin Writers Festival in May, Joan Jett and Michael Stipe may sing with surviving members of Nirvana tonight when the band are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame tonight      

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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Joe Griffin and Róisín O'Brien review latest film releases - "Calvary" with Brendan Gleeson, martial arts action sequel "The Raid 2" and "The Last Days On Mars" 

Art of the Troubles

Art of the Troubles

Kelly Grover looks at ‘The Art of the Troubles’, an exhibition at the Ulster Museum of the works of 50 artists interpreting how the 30 years of conflict impacted on the lives of people in the north of Ireland

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

John Meagher and Sinead Ní Mhórdha review "Caustic Love" from Paolo Nutini, "Architect" from Wallis Bird and "It's Album Time" from Todd Terje

Music Played on the Show

Doves

Doves

Future Islands

3:02

Iron Sky

Iron Sky

Paolo Nutini

6:24

Let Me Down Easy

Let Me Down Easy

Paolo Nutini

1:01

Hardly Hardly

Hardly Hardly

Wallis Bird

1:14

The Cards

The Cards

Wallis Bird

1:20

Svensk Sas

Svensk Sas

Todd Terje

0:57

Johnny And Mary

Johnny And Mary

Todd Terje Featuring Bryan Ferry

0:34

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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