Arena Thursday 14 February 2013

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 Thursday 14th February 2013

Arena Thursday 14th February 2013

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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Simon Maher review this week's new film releases 'A good day to Die Hard' and 'This is 40' with Seán Rocks.

Other Voices Derry

Other Voices Derry

The Other Voices Festival has de-camped from Kerry to Derry as part of UK's City of Culture - the website is www.othervoices.ie - Dylan Haskins joins Seán Rocks.

Temple Bar Gallery & Studios

Temple Bar Gallery & Studios

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the latest exhibition 'Or Tears,of course' by Ed Atkins which opens tonight in the Temple Bar Gallery and studios in Dublin. The exhibition runs until March 30th and admission is free -www.templebargallery.com.

Live Music - Donna Dunne

Live Music - Donna Dunne

LIve music from Donna Dunne who performs 'Way Back Then' and 'Butterfly Baby' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks - www.donnadunnemusic.com.

Author Liz Cowley

Author Liz Cowley

Liz Cowley discusses her new poetry book 'And guess who he was with?' with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Liberties Press.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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