Arena Monday 25 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

Daily arts and popular culture show. Presented by Evelyn O'Rourke

The Grand Seduction

The Grand Seduction

Brendan Gleeson on his new film The Grand Seduction

Kevin Godley 10cc

Kevin Godley 10cc

Kevin is a founder member of rock band 10CC and duo Godley and Creme. He is also the creator of a new music app called 'WholeWorldBand' which allows musicians to collaborate to create new music

Veronica and Dylan Coburn

Veronica and Dylan Coburn

Veronica and Dylan Coburn. At first glance, nothing connects the Dublin Fringe Shows, 'Britches' and 'Bernarda's House', But the director of each play is part of the same family. Veronica and Dylan Coburn are a mother and son, each directing at this year's Dublin Fringe

Emerald Armada Live Music

Emerald Armada Live Music

Emerald Armada's album 'Five Beating Hearts' is out now, on iTunes, bandcamp and as a physical EP from their website. Full details at Emerald Armada.com

Music Played on the Show

Easy Money

Easy Money

Johnny Marr

4:02

I Don't Mind

I Don't Mind

Emerald Armada

3:00

Five Beating Hearts

Five Beating Hearts

Emerald Armada

2:30

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