Arena Monday 5 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

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Lynn Barber memoir

Lynn Barber memoir

Edel Coffey reviews “A Curious Career”, the Lynn Barber memoir of her life in writing, published by Bloomsbury

Modern opera

Modern opera

Evelyn O’Rourke reports from rehearsals of the John Adams opera “Nixon In China” which is coming to the Bord Gáis Theatre this weekend

Full details at http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

Essay

Essay

Sonya Kelly essay on how a library can be a very noisy place

KH Rogers, author

KH Rogers, author

Abie Philbin Bowman talks to Irish author KH Rogers about his first novel "To Tame A Mighty Tyger", a thriller about climate change

(available on Amazon and www.totameamightytyger.com)

The Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys

Jim Carroll celebrates The Beastie Boys – the 20th anniversary of the release of their album “Ill Communication” and 2 years since founder-member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch died

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Red Eyes

Red Eyes

The War On Drugs

4:55

Sure Shot

Sure Shot

Beastie Boys

3:33

Sabotage

Sabotage

Beastie Boys

3:11

Root Down

Root Down

Beastie Boys

3:31

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