Arena Thursday 17 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 

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Chris O’Dowd getting rave reviews for his Broadway debut as Lenny in ‘Of Mice & Men’, the Who will release new material for their 50th anniversary this year, a couple of the events taking place for independentWorld Record Store Day on Saturday  

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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Simon Maher review "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", "The Sea", "We Are The Best" and "Love Punch"     

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Tribute to Levon Helm

Tribute to Levon Helm

Róisín Dwyer talks about the second Tribute to Levon Helm (drummer & vocalist with The Band) happening on Saturday night at The Sugar Club

Full details at www.thesugarclub.com

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Battle of Clontarf Festival

Battle of Clontarf Festival

Evelyn O’Rourke reports on Battle of Clontarf Festival this weekend – she talks to artist Fergal McCarthy who has an installation at the Little Museum of Dublin, mentions events taking place in St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral in Armagh and she spoke to Moya Brennan and harpist Cormac de Barra about their musical event at The Ark in Dublin entitled ‘1014’    

Full details of events at www.brianborumillennium.ie

World Record Store Day

World Record Store Day

Edel Coffey reports on what is happening in independent music shops around the country on World Record Store Day this weekend – she talks to Nigel Kenny of Wingnut, Albert Twomey of Plugd Records in Cork and Steve Kearns of Spin Dizzy in Georges Arcade in Dublin

Full details at www.recordstoreday.com

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Music Played on the Show

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Gavin Glass

3:52

Good Fortune

Good Fortune

Gavin Glass

3:09

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