Arena Monday 26 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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with Alan Corr - the winners at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Netflix planning to invest in a major tv series by Peter Morgan called 'The Crown' about Queen Elizabeth II's life as the Queen of England, Kim and Kanye West are spending 5 days honeymooning in Cork

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Tim Winton, author

Tim Winton, author

Australian author Tim Winton talks about his latest novel "Eyrie" (published by Picador)

Riot Grrrl

Riot Grrrl

Edel Coffey takes a look at the phenomenon known as riot grrrl - where did it originate and who were the main players in this musical genre?

Book review

Book review

Eithne Shortall reviews “The Thrill Of It All” by Joseph O’Connor (published by Harvill Secker) 

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

Abie Philbin Bowman previews what to expect at the 20th Cat Laughs Comedy Festival this weekend in Kilkenny    

Official website: www.thecatlaughs.com

Music Played on the Show

Lazaretto

Lazaretto

Jack White

3:51

Rebel Girl

Rebel Girl

Bikini Kill

2:52

Her Jazz

Her Jazz

Huggy Bear

3:12

Snap Out Of It

Snap Out Of It

Arctic Monkeys

3:25

Modern Girl

Modern Girl

Sleater Kinney

2:57

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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