Arena Tuesday 12 March 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 Tuesday 12th March 2013

Arena Tuesday 12th March 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Music Documentary - Sound City

Music Documentary - Sound City

Tony Clayton-Lea discusses the Dave Grohl documentary 'Sound City' on Sun City recording studios in the San Fernando Valley, birthplace of albums from acts such Neil Young and Nirvana.

Book: Laina Dawes - What Are You Doing Here?

Book: Laina Dawes - What Are You Doing Here?

Laina Dawes on her book 'What are you Doing Here? A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal' which is published by Bazillion Points Publishing.

Theatre - The Fantastist

Theatre - The Fantastist

'The Fantasist' explores the 'glorious heights and murky depths of living with bipolar' and uses life-size puppetry, physical theatre and original music. Patrick Collier and Julier Yevnine from Theatre Temoin join Seán Rocks - www.theatretemoin.com for dates.

Live Music - Fusion Family

Live Music - Fusion Family

Fusion Family perform 'Twists and Turns' and 'The Search for Success' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's new EP is called 'Twists and Turns'.

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