Arena Friday 8 August 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 Sinead Mooney - Brendan Gleeson tipped for a Best Actor Oscar for his role in "Calvary", Kilkenny Arts Festival begins today, Morrissey not happy that nobody wants to interview him about his new album "World Peace Is None Of Your Business" 

DBC Pierre, author

DBC Pierre, author

author DBC Pierre talks about his latest novel “Breakfast With The Borgias”, a horror novella about a professor isolated in a hotel in Suffolk (published by Hammer)

Gerry Andrews, photographer

Gerry Andrews, photographer

Gerry Andrews talks about the changes he’s seen in the 40 years he has spent photographing the Milk Market in Limerick

Official website:  www.gerryandrews.com/limerick-milk-market

Album reviews

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Simon Maher review new albums – “I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss” by Sinead O’Connor, “Get Hurt” by The Gaslight Anthem and “LP1” by FKA twigs

Music Played on the Show

That Black Cat Licorice

That Black Cat Licorice

Jack White

4:02

Take Me To Church

Take Me To Church

Sinéad O'Connor

3:12

James Brown

James Brown

Sinead O'Connor

1:00

Stay Vicious

Stay Vicious

The Gaslight Anthem

3:45

Rollin' And Tumblin'

Rollin' And Tumblin'

The Gaslight Anthem

3:05

Two Weeks

Two Weeks

Fka Twigs

4:04

Video Girl

Video Girl

Fka Twigs

3:44

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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