Arena Wednesday 9 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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with Alan Corr - Garth Brooks writes to Peter Aiken saying his 'heart is breaking' but he couldn't do 3 concerts instead of the 5 for which fans had already bought tickets, Sharp Objects the first novel from Gillian Flynn (author of Gone Girl) is to be made into a tv series, Jarvis Cocker and Jack White to appear on Beck compilation album Song Reader

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Herman Koch, author

Herman Koch, author

author Herman Koch talks about his latest book “Summer House With Swimming Pool”, a story about a famous actor who dies after a medical procedure goes wrong (published by Atlantic Books)

 

Pink Floyd classic album re-issued

Pink Floyd classic album re-issued

Brian Lloyd on the re-issue of the classic Pink Floyd album “The Division Bell”

Paul Gaffney, photographer

Paul Gaffney, photographer

Paul Gaffney talks about his 3,500km walk through Europe and his current exhibition of photographs he took along the way

(accompanying photo is 'Untitled #24' by Paul Gaffney)

Exhibition details at: www.oliversearsgallery.com

Official website: www.paulgaffneyphotography.com 

3Epkano

3Epkano

the musical collective 3Epkano talk about the contemporary score they have written to perform alongside the Fritz Lang classic film ‘Metropolis’

Concert details at: www.nch.ie

Official website: www.3epkanomusic.com

Music Played on the Show

Ruin

Ruin

Cat Power

3:27

High Hopes

High Hopes

Pink Floyd

2:00

What Do You Want From Me

What Do You Want From Me

Pink Floyd

2:00

Thin Man Theme

Thin Man Theme

3epkano

3:00

First Robot Reveal

First Robot Reveal

3epkano

3:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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