Arena Tuesday 2 July 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 2nd July 2013

Arena Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Edward O'Loughlin

Author Edward O'Loughlin

Author Edward O'Loughlin on his latest book 'All You Can Eat' which is self-published. The book is about a zombie outbreak in Ireland. Ed's website for further information is www.edwardoloughlin.com.

Book - 2pac Vs. Biggie

Book - 2pac Vs. Biggie

Jim Carroll on the book '2pac vs. Biggie: An Illustrated History of Rap's Greatest Battle' by Jeff Weiss and Evan McGarvey.

Theatre - Twelfth Night

Theatre - Twelfth Night

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on rehearsals for 'Twelfth Night' which runs from July 4th to 20th at Dublin's Project Arts Centre - www.projectartscentre.ie for full details.

Live Music - The Ben Reel Band

Live Music - The Ben Reel Band

The Ben Reel Band perform 'Heart just won't Heal' and 'Before Your Time' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The website for tour details is www.benreel.com.

Loves - Jane Murray Flutter

Loves - Jane Murray Flutter

Jane Murray Flutter talking about her mother the novelist Rumer Godden and her love of ballet. Jane Murray Flutter will host a Literary Tea at the West Cork Literary Festival on Saturday, July 13th at 3.30 in the Maritime Hotel in Bantry.

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