Arena Monday 27 May 2013

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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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 

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Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit

IS A MULTI-AWARD-WINNING WRITER AND ACTIVIST. HER WORK HAS COVERED EVERYTHING FROM TRAVEL TO TECHNOLOGY TO NATURE TO THE VERY ART OF WRITING. HER LATEST BOOK, THE FARAWAY NEARBY Published by Granta Books

Poetry Work Shops

Poetry Work Shops

Colm Keegan is hosting writing workshops with first year students in the Collinstown Park Community college in Clondalkin Evelyn O Rourke went along to see.

Jane Gardam: Last Friends

Jane Gardam: Last Friends

Anna Carey reviews the new book by Jane Gardam: Last Friends published by Little Brown

Classic Movie - Jurassic Park

Classic Movie - Jurassic Park

Classic Movie: Tonights Classic Movie is the 1993 Jurassic Park directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Richard Attenborough - Harvey O Brien is in studio to discuss.

All Star International Improv

All Star International Improv

The Kilkenny Cat Laughs Festival runs all this weekend at venues around the city. Among the comedians performing are the All Star International Improv. Two of those "stars" - Ian Coppinger and Paul Tylak, are in the International Bar, Dublin tonight. But before that they're here, live in studio, to play a game called 'Accents'

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