Arena Tuesday 17 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

Arts News

Eugene Downes, Festival Director announces the programme for this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival

Official website: www.kilkennyarts.ie

Lynda la Plante

Lynda la Plante

screenwriter and author Lynda la Plante talks about her latest novel “Twisted” (published by Simon & Schuster)

Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Colm Mac Con Iomaire

musician Colm Mac Con Iomaire performs and talks about his forthcoming appearance at the Wanderlust stage at this year’s Body & Soul Festival

Colm's website:  www.colmmacconiomaire.com

Body & Soul official website: http://bodyandsoul.ie  

Football on film

Football on film

John Byrne looks at some of the best and worst depictions of football on film

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Dance at Cork Midsummer Festival

Dance at Cork Midsummer Festival

choreographer Laura Murphy talks about “A Dance Concerto”, a community dance project which is part of this year's Cork Midsummer Festival at Cork City Hall

Official website: www.corkmidsummer.com

Music Played on the Show

Eimer's Dream

Eimer's Dream

Colm Mac Con Iomaire

3:00

The Finnish Line

The Finnish Line

Colm Mac Con Iomaire

4:13

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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