Arena Monday 7 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

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Pink Floyd to release a new album in October, scripts for new series of Dr Who featuring Peter Capaldi leaked online, Garth Brooks to hold a press conference this Thursday and address issue of ban on his concerts going ahead at Croke Park

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"How To Build A Girl" by Caitlin Moran

"How To Build A Girl" by Caitlin Moran

Evelyn O’Rourke talks to Caitlin Moran about her novel “How To Build A Girl” (published by Ebury Press), the story of a 14-year old girl and her sexual awakening

Dusty Springfield biography

Dusty Springfield biography

George Byrne reviews “Dusty: An Intimate Portrait Of A Musical Legend”, a biography of Dusty Springfield by Karen Bartlett (published by The Robson Press)

New film by Irish director Brendan Muldowney

New film by Irish director Brendan Muldowney

Abie Philbin Bowman reports on “Love Eternal”, a film directed by Irish film-maker Brendan Muldowney, an adaptation of a Japanese novel which explores the themes of death, loneliness and suicide

Tell No Foxx

Tell No Foxx

Chat and music from Wicklow band Tell No Foxx

Official website: http://tellnofoxx.com/  

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Music Played on the Show

I Only Want To Be With You

I Only Want To Be With You

Dusty Springfield

2:49

The Look Of Love

The Look Of Love

Dusty Springfield

3:43

Someone To Watch Over Me

Someone To Watch Over Me

Dusty Springfield

2:00

Boulevard

Boulevard

Tell No Foxx

4:00

Pure

Pure

Tell No Foxx

3:00

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