Arena Wednesday 23 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 

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Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - two Irish authors on the Man Booker prize longlist, a database of films held in the IFI Irish Film archive has just been made available online, sad news about the death of film-maker Louis Lentin

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Man Booker Prize longlist

Man Booker Prize longlist

Sinead Gleeson reviews the longlist for this year’s Man Booker prize

Official website: www.themanbookerprize.com/man-booker-prize-2014 

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"A Parallel Life" by Bonnie Greer

"A Parallel Life" by Bonnie Greer

Bonnie Greer talks about her memoir “A Parallel Life” (published by Arcadia Books)

Louis Lentin RIP

Louis Lentin RIP

Lelia Doolan pays tribute to Irish film-maker Louis Lentin who died today

Feminist Film Festival

Feminist Film Festival

Karla Healion, curator of Ireland’s first Feminist Film Festival

Official website:  http://feministfilmfestivaldublin.com/ 

"Show Boat" the musical

"Show Boat" the musical

Abie Philbin Bowman reports on the Cape Town Opera Company production of the racially-divided musical “Show Boat”

Full details: http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie/ 

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Regret

Regret

St. Vincent

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