Arena Thursday 3 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, presented tonight by Evelyn O'Rourke

Arts News

with Alan Corr - court rules that only 3 Garth Brooks concerts will be allowed at Croke Park instead of the 5 for which tickets were sold, TAM ratings show Irish people watching more television than ever and people still prefer watching traditional television rather than online    

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Sinead Gleeson and Chris Wasser review latest film releases - "Tammy", "Mr Morgan's Last Love" and "The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window & Disappeared" 

Music inspired by Poulaphouca

Music inspired by Poulaphouca

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on a musical project by Belfast musician Neil Martin called 'Vanished Lands' inspired by the demolition of 76 houses in Wicklow to create the Poulaphouca reservoir

Full details at www.cmc.ie

Album reviews

Album reviews

Edel Coffey and Brian Lloyd review "Futurology" by Manic Street Preachers, "Paula" by Robin Thicke and "The Morning" by Lewis Watson

Music Played on the Show

Walk Me To The Bridge

Walk Me To The Bridge

Manic Street Preachers

3:31

Europa Geht Durch Mich

Europa Geht Durch Mich

Manic Street Preachers Featuring Nina Hoss

3:39

Get Her Back

Get Her Back

Robin Thicke

2:00

Stay

Stay

Lewis Watson

2:00

Halo

Halo

Lewis Watson

1:00

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