Arena Wednesday 30 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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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Disclosure and Bastille added to line-up for Guinness Amplify weekend (which replaces Arthur's Day), Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan and JJ Abrams join campaign to save film company Kodak, Robert Plant responds to Jimmy Page's stated annoyance at plans for Led Zeppelin re-union    

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Kate Tempest, spoken word artist

Kate Tempest, spoken word artist

English spoken word artist Kate Tempest talks about her lyrical poetry, she is a guest at this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival

Official website: http://katetempest.co.uk/ 

Arts Festival website: www.kilkennyarts.ie

Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainwright III

Abie Philbin Bowman looks at the career of Loudon Wainwright III in advance of the release of his new album “Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet)”

Official website: www.lw3.com

Essay: Walt Disney and Marvel

Essay: Walt Disney and Marvel

Joe Griffin with an essay about Walt Disney buying Marvel Comics in 2009 and what it means for the future of the superhero

Play about death row

Play about death row

Mark McCabe and Andrew Lynch, co-writers of the play “Death Row Cowboy”, the story of a young man on death row which is running at Smock Alley Theatre

Full details at: http://smockalley.com/deathrow-cowboy/  

Art installation "Forsaken"

Art installation "Forsaken"

Mannix Flynn and textile artist Maedbh McMahon talk about the art installation “Forsaken” by Farcry Productions, showing at Dollard House, Wellington Quay and in memory of those who were banished to mother and baby homes/Magdalene laundries

Full details at: http://farcryproductions.weebly.com/ 

Music Played on the Show

I'Ll Be Killing You This Christmas

I'Ll Be Killing You This Christmas

Loudon Wainwright Iii

3:49

Your Mother And I

Your Mother And I

Loudon Wainwright (Vocal, Gtr)

2:49

Father/Daughter Dialogue

Father/Daughter Dialogue

Loudon Wainwright Iii

1:06

White Winos

White Winos

Loudon Wainwright Iii

3:13

Talking New Bob Dylan

Talking New Bob Dylan

Loudon Wainwright Iii

0:38

The Swimming Song

The Swimming Song

Loudon Wainwright Iii

2:40

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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