Arena Monday 25 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 Monday 25th February 2013

Arena Monday 25th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Sky Arts Ignition Fund

Sky Arts Ignition Fund

Irish arts organisations met in the Project Arts Centre this afternoon for a briefing on the Sky Arts Ignition Fund. The fund was set up to support organisations which help bring the arts to a wider audience. Alyssa Bonic, Arts Manager of Sky joins Seán Rocks. Full details of the fund at www.sky.com/skyartsignition

Actor / Director Danny De Vito

Actor / Director Danny De Vito

Danny De Vito, guest of honour at this year's Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JDIFF) discusses his life and work with Seán Rocks.

Book Review - Mad Girl's Love Song

Book Review - Mad Girl's Love Song

Edel Coffey reviews 'Mad Girl's Love Song - Sylvia Plath and Life Before Ted' by Andrew Wilson with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Simon & Schuster.

Irish Designer Eileen Gray

Irish Designer Eileen Gray

Flor McCarthy on the exhibitition 'Eileen Gray' which runs at the Centre Pompidou in Paris until May 20th. Part of the exhibition is coming to IMMA in Dublin next October. http://www.centrepompidou.fr for details.

Classic Movie - 'Performance'

Classic Movie - 'Performance'

Darryl Jones discusses this week's Classic Movie 'Performance' from 1970 starring Mick Jagger and James Fox with Seán Rocks. The Directors were Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg.

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