Arena Thursday 10 July 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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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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with Abie Philbin Bowman - Garth Brooks says our flawed system is an 'embarrassment' for Irish people and the nominations announced for this year's Emmy Awards  

Film reviews

Film reviews

Roe McDermott and Simon Maher review "Boyhood", "Begin Again" and "Goltzius and the Pelican Company"  

Erin McKeown, singer

Erin McKeown, singer

Chat with American singer/songwriter Erin McKeown

Official website:  www.erinmckeown.com

"The Silkworm" by Robert Galbraith

"The Silkworm" by Robert Galbraith

Arlene Hunt reviews “The Silkworm” by Robert Galbraith (the pen-name of JK Rowling) (published by Sphere)

Virginia Woolf exhibition

Virginia Woolf exhibition

Kelly Grovier reviews a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London celebrating the life of Virginia Woolf

Full details at: www.npg.org.uk

Music Played on the Show

The Jailer

The Jailer

Erin Mckeown

2:40

Queen Of Quiet

Queen Of Quiet

Erin Mckeown

1:45

Cassy O'

Cassy O'

George Ezra

3:20

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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