Arena Monday 14 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

Keywords

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - Glen Hansard and team of “Once” win twice at Olivier Theatre Awards, one of the artworks to be auctioned in London next month is ‘Island Men Returning’ by Jack B Yeats, a potentially-valuable small artwork appears on side of terrace house in England and is possibly by graffiti artist Banksy

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Book review

Book review

Sinead Gleeson reviews "Department of Speculation" by Jenny Offill (published by Granta)  

Essay

Essay

Sonya Kelly on how a week-long artistic residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre was harder work than she thought

Rap anniversary

Rap anniversary

Jim Carroll on 20th anniversary of the ground-breaking rap album “Illmatic” by Nas

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rap, Nas
New music festival

New music festival

Abie Philbin Bowman reports on launch of Dublin City Council’s new music festival MusicTown 2015

See www.musictown.ie for more information

Classic Movie

Classic Movie

Harvey O'Brien looks at the 1992 adaptation of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" starring Gary Oldman and directed by Francis Ford Coppola

Music Played on the Show

Recover

Recover

Chvrches

3:41

The World Is Yours

The World Is Yours

Nas

1:17

One Love

One Love

Nas

2:39

New York State Of Mind

New York State Of Mind

Nas

1:44

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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