Arena Monday 30 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 

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Dermot Healy RIP

Dermot Healy RIP

Vincent Woods pays tribute to his friend, the writer Dermot Healy who died today

 

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Chris Wasser looks at the enduring appeal of "Planet of the Apes", which originally started life as science-fiction novel and is now a hugely-successful film franchise

"Evil Eye" by Joyce Carol Oates

"Evil Eye" by Joyce Carol Oates

Evelyn O’Rourke reviews “Evil Eye”, four novellas of love gone wrong by Joyce Carol Oates (published by Head of Zeus)

How to get published

How to get published

Alexandra Pringle, Group Editor in Chief of Bloomsbury with tips on how to get your book published. She will be a guest at the forthcoming West Cork Literary Festival

Official website: www.westcorkmusic.ie/literaryfestival

Having your portrait painted

Having your portrait painted

artist Nick Miller talks about his project ‘Sitting’ where for 9 days in July at Laois Arthouse he will ask members of the public to sit for their portrait

Further details at: www.arthouse.ie/sitting

Official website: www.nickmiller.ie    

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Samhradh Samhradh

Samhradh Samhradh

The Gloaming

5:54

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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