Arena Tuesday 23 April 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 23rd April 2013

Arena Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Galway Stories - Julian Gough

Galway Stories - Julian Gough

Julian Gough on his short story 'How to fall in love Properly' from the book 'Galway Stories', a collection of twenty stories celebrating the people and places of Galway. The book is being launched at this year's Cúrt international festival of literature - www.cuirt.ie. The Publishers are Doire Press.

Bás Arto Leary

Bás Arto Leary

Director Luke Mcmanus on his film 'Bás Arto Leary' (Death of Arto Leary) which will be screened on TG4 on Wednesday 24th April at 10pm as part of a new series of short films called 'Scéal' - www.tg4.ie.

History of The Eagles

History of The Eagles

Tony Clayton-Lea on 'History of The Eagles' which is released on DVD and Blu-Ray on Friday April 26th.

History of Pin-Up Magazines

History of Pin-Up Magazines

John Byrne on Dian Hanson's 'History of Pin-Up Magazines'. The Publishers are Taschen.

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