Arena Wednesday 30 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 Alan Corr - campaign underway to name Cork Airport after Rory Gallagher, the 20th anniversary of the first performance of Riverdance, the death of film star Bob Hoskins   

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Bob Hoskins RIP

Bob Hoskins RIP

Ruth Barton remembers the film career of Bob Hoskins RIP, who died today aged 71

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Nuala Ní Chonchúir, author

Nuala Ní Chonchúir, author

the author Nuala Ní Chonchúir talks about how time spent in the north of Scotland inspired her latest novel "The Closet Of Savage Mementos", published by New Island Books    

Official website at www.nualanichonchuir.com

Visual Arts in Drogheda

Visual Arts in Drogheda

Declan Long reports on an exhibition about the home called ‘Reframing The Domestic In Irish Art’ currently on show at the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

Official website at www.highlanes.ie

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Carmen, singer/songwriter

Carmen, singer/songwriter

an interview with singer/songwriter Carmen

Official website at www.carmenofficial.com

Tarzan on film

Tarzan on film

Chris Wasser looks at the various depictions of Tarzan on film, starting in 1918 up to the animated version about to hit screens

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Music Played on the Show

Take This Dance

Take This Dance

Carmen

3:48

Promises

Promises

Carmen

4:16

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