Arena Wednesday 20 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 Wednesday 20th February 2013

Arena Wednesday 20th February 2013

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Abbey Theatre 'Short Play' Season

Abbey Theatre 'Short Play' Season

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the Abbey Theatre's 'Short Play Season' which runs until February 27th - www.abbeytheatre.ie.

The Paris Review - 60th Anniversary

The Paris Review - 60th Anniversary

Edel Coffey on the 60th Anniversary of the literary journal The Paris Review.The Winter issue, number 203, is on sale now.

Live Music - Get The Blessing

Live Music - Get The Blessing

Jazz-Rock Quartet Get The Blessing perform 'OC/CD' and 'American Meccano' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band are currently visiting Ireland - www.musicnetwork.ie for dates.

Author Lane Ashfeldt

Author Lane Ashfeldt

Lane Ashfeldt on her collection of short stories 'Saltwater' which is self-published. The stories are linked together by the sea. More information on www.ashfeldt.com.

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