Arena Tuesday 25 June 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 

Arena Tuesday 25th June 2013

Arena Tuesday 25th June 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Jeffrey Deaver

Author Jeffrey Deaver

Author Jeffrey Deaver on his book 'The Kill Room'. The Publishers are Hodder & Stoughton.

Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer will be a guest on Arena at The Hay Festival in Kells, Co Meath on Friday June 28th. Questions for Germaine Greer can be e-mailed to arena@rte.ie.

Sonya Kelly's 'The Wheelchair on my Face'

Sonya Kelly's 'The Wheelchair on my Face'

Sonya Kelly on being blue in the face after touring her show 'The Wheelchair On My Face' to over 50 venues. The show is at the Kinsale Arts Festival in Cork on July 10th and 11th - www.kinsaleartsfestival.com.

Theatre - After Sarah Miles

Theatre - After Sarah Miles

Michael Hilliard Mulcahy and Don Wycherley on the play 'After Sarah Miles' which will be at The Viking Theatre in Clontarf in Dublin from July 1st to 13th - www.vikingtheatre.ie.

Niall Toner - The Nuts and Bolts of Song-Writing

Niall Toner - The Nuts and Bolts of Song-Writing

Niall Toner on his book 'The Nuts and Bolts of Song-Writing'. The Publishers are Blackstairs Publishing. www.nialltonerband.com for details on Niall Toner's gig dates.

Theatre - 'Gis a shot of your bongos, Mister'

Theatre - 'Gis a shot of your bongos, Mister'

A play in which an Irish man tells of how his life changed when he went to Senegal has already been a huge success at the Dublin Fringe Festival. It's called 'Gis a shot of your bongos, Mister'. Brian Fleming and Senegalese musician Chico join Seán Rocks. It's part of this week's Big Bang Festival - www.bigbangfestival.com.

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