Arena Wednesday 2 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 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Guinness announce a €1m fund for emerging Irish artists, 20th Century Fox hope to redress gender imbalance in their film-makers, Hay Festival Kells begins today

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Lia Mills, author

Lia Mills, author

author Lia Mills talks about her third novel "Fallen" (published by Penguin), set in Dublin in the period during the Easter Rising and World War I

Official website: http://libranwriter.wordpress.com

Essay

Essay

an essay from Sarah Baume about why she has kept a diary since she was a small child

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Wonder Villains

Wonder Villains

music and chat with Derry band Wonder Villains

Official website: http://wondervillains.com

"The Price" by Arthur Miller

"The Price" by Arthur Miller

Evelyn O’Rourke reports from rehearsals for the current production of “The Price” by Arthur Miller at the Gate Theatre

Louis de Paor, poet

Louis de Paor, poet

poet Louis de Paor talks about his latest collection “The Brindled Cat and the Nightingale’s Tongue” (published by Bloodaxe Books), Irish and English-language poems with some poems set to music by uileann piper Ronan Browne

 

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Keep It Healthy

Keep It Healthy

Warpaint

4:01

Zola

Zola

Wonder Villains

2:41

Debbie

Debbie

Wonder Villains

3:00

Dán Grá Poem+Music

Dán Grá Poem+Music

Louis De Paor Agus Ronan Browne

1:00

Comcheilig Na Súl Poem+Music

Comcheilig Na Súl Poem+Music

Louis De Paor Agus Ronan Browne

3:00

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