Arena Wednesday 3 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 Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Arena Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Guild Hall Derry

Guild Hall Derry

Deirdre Harte on the refurbishment of the Guild Hall in Derry which will be celebrated with concerts in Derry and London - www.cityofculture2013.com for full details.

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Actor Jesse Eisenberg

Actor Jesse Eisenberg

Hollywood Actor Jesse Eisenberg on his new film 'Now You See Me' which is released this week.

Eye To Eye Season at The IFI

Eye To Eye Season at The IFI

Tony Tracy on a new season of films at Dublin's IFI called 'Eye To Eye' which celebrates the relationship between Directors and Cinematographers. The website for further details is www.ifi.ie.

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Live Music - Daithí O'Dronaí

Live Music - Daithí O'Dronaí

Daithí O'Dronaí performs 'Chameleon Life' and 'Chrono' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Daithí will perform at this year's Kinsale Arts Festival on July 12th - www.kinsaleartsfestival.ie for full details.

National Youth Choir

National Youth Choir

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the National Youth Choir. More information can be found at www.aoic.ie (Association of Irish Choirs).

Cathy Davey - Paws & Hooves

Cathy Davey - Paws & Hooves

Cathy Davey and friends will be celebrating Independence Day the 4th of July at Alfies of South William Street in Dublin with an event called 'Paws and Hooves'. The event is for Dogs Aid and My Lovely Horse Rescue and starts at 8pm, with a DJ until late. The e-mail for further information is marti@littlebigdog.ie.

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