Arena Tuesday 10 June 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

Arts News

Fiach MacConghail, director of the Abbey Theatre which today announced details of their Autumn/Winter 2014 season  

Official website:  www.abbeytheatre.ie

Theatre review

Theatre review

Sinead Gleeson reviews the play “The Madman & The Nun” by the Polish playwright Stanislow Ignacy Witkiewicz currently running at Smock Alley Theatre

Full details at: http://smockalley.com/madman-nun/

International IMPAC Literary Award

International IMPAC Literary Award

Kay Sheehy’s final review of the 10 novels on the International IMPAC Literary Award shortlist – “The Spinning Heart” by Donal Ryan (published by Doubleday and Lilliput Press)

 

Theatre preview

Theatre preview

Abie Philbin Bowman reports from rehearsals of the Rough Magic/Opera Theatre Company production of the musical “The Rise & Fall of the City of Mahagonny” by Kurt Weill and Bertold Brecht, coming soon to the Olympia Theatre

Full details at: www.olympia.ie

Paul Byrne, singer/songwriter

Paul Byrne, singer/songwriter

Music and chat with Paul Byrne, who talks about his career with bands like Deaf Actor, In Tua Nua and now as a solo artist

Official website: www.paulbyrnemusic.com

Music Played on the Show

Paris

Paris

Little Dragon

3:24

The Alabama Song

The Alabama Song

Claudia Boyle

1:00

Walk A Mile

Walk A Mile

Paul Byrne

3:31

How To Come Back To You

How To Come Back To You

Paul Byrne

5:34

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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