Arena Friday 7 June 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 Friday June 7th 2013

Arena Friday June 7th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Superman in Film

Superman in Film

John Byrne on the depiction of Superman ahead of the release of 'Man Of Steel' and why Superman has endured for so long.

Author James Salter

Author James Salter

James Salter on his book 'All That Is' which is Published by Jonathan Cape.

Artist Philip Allen

Artist Philip Allen

Declan Long on acclaimed UK artist Philip Allen's exhibition 'Oxblood - New Paintings' at Dublin's Kerlin Gallery. The exhibition runs until July 20th - www.kerlin.ie.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'Be' from Beady Eye, 'Invisible Empire / Crescent Moon' from KT Tunstall and 'File of Reeds' from These New Puritans.

Music Played on the Show

Flick Of The Finger

Flick Of The Finger

Beady Eye

3:44

Invisible Empire

Invisible Empire

Kt Tunstall

3:48

Don't Brother Me

Don't Brother Me

Beady Eye

7:43

Invisible Empire

Invisible Empire

Kt Tunstall

3:48

Yellow Flower

Yellow Flower

Kt Tunstall

3:16

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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