Arena Friday 13 June 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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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 - Peter Coonan (who plays Fran in Love/Hate) takes the lead in the Gaiety production of "Borstal Boy", a Leonard Cohen Festival in Dublin in August, the Easons list of Top 10 'fatherisms' as voted for by Facebook followers

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Dublin Biennial art exhibition

Dublin Biennial art exhibition

Declan Long reviews the second Dublin Biennial art exhibition at the IFSC

Official website: www.dublinbiennial.com

Essay

Essay

John Cummins, the reigning All-Ireland Slam Poetry champion, with an essay about his love of World Cup tournaments 

Emma Healey, author

Emma Healey, author

Emma Healey talks about the inspiration for Maud, the 90-year old with dementia who is the heroine of her debut novel "Elizabeth Is Missing" (published by Viking)

Vodafone Comedy Festival

Vodafone Comedy Festival

Abie Philbin Bowman previews the line-up at the Vodafone Comedy Festival 2014, taking place at the Iveagh Gardens at the end of July

Official website: http://vodafonecomedy.com/ 

Album reviews

Album reviews

Simon Maher and Rachel Breslin review new albums – “Ultraviolence” by Lana del Rey, “The Hunting Party” by Linkin Park and “Seven Dials” by Roddy Frame

Music Played on the Show

Ultraviolence

Ultraviolence

Lana Del Rey

2:00

Brooklyn Baby

Brooklyn Baby

Lana Del Rey

2:00

Guilty All The Same

Guilty All The Same

Linkin Park Feat Rakim

2:00

Until It's Gone

Until It's Gone

Linkin Park

2:00

English Garden

English Garden

Roddy Frame

2:00

Into The Sun

Into The Sun

Roddy Frame

1:00

Remember When

Remember When

Heathers

2:25

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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