Arena Tuesday 1 July 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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with Alan Corr - list announced today of the top-earning films in Ireland so far this year, The Frames play a 3-hour gig in Whelan's last night to celebrate the venue's 25th birthday, Mick Jagger pokes fun at himself at the press launch for the new Monty Python live shows 

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Michelle Lovric, author

Michelle Lovric, author

Michelle Lovric, author of “The True & Splendid History Of The Harristown Sisters” (published by Bloomsbury), the fictional tale of the Sweeney sisters from Kildare whose long hair made their fortune

Marina Abramovic exhibition

Marina Abramovic exhibition

Kelly Grovier reviews the Marina Abramovic performance art installation “512 Hours” currently running at the Serpentine Gallery in London

Full details at: www.serpentinegalleries.org

Shane Gillen, illusionist

Shane Gillen, illusionist

magician/illusionist/mentalist Shane Gillen talks about his show “Lapse”, which takes inspiration from the science of memory

Full details at: http://smockalley.com/lapse

Official website: http://shanegillen.com

Film about the band Pulp

Film about the band Pulp

Jim Carrol reviews "Pulp: A Film about Life, Death and Supermarkets", a documentary set during the band's 2012 reunion/goodbye tour

Official website: www.pulpthefilm.com

Music Played on the Show

Cedar Lane

Cedar Lane

First Aid Kit

4:58

Do You Remember The First Time?

Do You Remember The First Time?

Pulp

4:34

Sorted For E'S & Wizz

Sorted For E'S & Wizz

Pulp

3:51

Disco 2000

Disco 2000

Pulp

4:44

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