Arena Monday 28 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

with Abie Philbin Bowman - the 4th series of The Savage Eye premieres the first episode online, the television comedy Dad’s Army to be made into a film starring Bill Nighy and Toby Jones, the National Concert Hall hosting world premiere in October from Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood

Will Forte, comedian and actor

Will Forte, comedian and actor

Will Forte, American comedian and actor talks about his role in the new Irish film ‘Run & Jump’, his previous film ‘Nebraska’ and his comedy improv characters

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Flannery O'Connor's non-fiction writing

Flannery O'Connor's non-fiction writing

Peter Murphy reviews “Mystery & Manners: Occasional Prose”, a collection of the non-fiction writing of Flannery O’Connor (published by Faber & Faber to mark the 50th anniversary of her death)

Mama King

Mama King

an interview and live music with the Australian singer/songwriter/ukelele player Mama Kin        

Official website at www.mamakin.com

 

Classic Movie

Classic Movie

Tony Tracey examines the religious evangelicalism that is at the core of the Classic Movie ‘Elmer Gantry’, starring Burt Lancaster and Jean Simmons

Music Played on the Show

Kathleen

Kathleen

Catfish And The Bottlemen

2:56

One Too Many

One Too Many

Mama Kin

3:15

The River As She Runs

The River As She Runs

Mama Kin

3:26

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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