Arena Thursday 1 May 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

Daily arts and popular culture show.

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - the 62nd All Ireland Drama Festival opens tonight in Athlone, the priest seen online performing a special version of 'Hallelujah' at a wedding Fr Ray Kelly has had offers from record companies, Baz Luhrmann may be making a new biopic of Elvis

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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Eithne Shortall and Chris Wasser review "Pompeii", "Plastic" and "Run & Jump"

Daft Punk biography

Daft Punk biography

Jim Carroll reviews a new book "Daft Punk: A Trip Inside The Pyramid" by Dina Santorelli, published by St Martins' Press

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Theatre Review

Theatre Review

Sophie Gorman reviews the production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” at the Abbey Theatre

We Cut Corners

We Cut Corners

An interview with John Duignan and Conall O'Breachain of Irish band We Cut Corners

Official website at www.wecutcorners.net

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Music Played on the Show

Get Lucky

Get Lucky

Daft Punk Feat Pharrell Williams

4:24

Da Funk

Da Funk

Daft Punk

1:24

One More Time

One More Time

Daft Punk

1:37

Wallflowers

Wallflowers

We Cut Corners

2:40

Ykk

Ykk

We Cut Corners

2:34

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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