Arena Wednesday 10 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 10th July 2013

Arena Wednesday 10th July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Dublin Theatre Festival

Dublin Theatre Festival

Willie White, Director of the Dublin Theatre Festival on this year's Festival programme. The festival starts on Thursday September 26th and the website for further information is www.dublintheatrefestival.com.

Olwen Fouéré

Olwen Fouéré

Olwen Fouéré on her stage show 'Riverrun' which is an adaptation of part of James Joyce's novel 'Finnegan's Wake'. It opens at the Galway Arts Festival later this month.

Alan Corr on Mumford and Sons

Alan Corr on Mumford and Sons

Alan Corr on why he doesn't like the band Mumford and Sons who play Dublin's Phoenix Park on Sunday July 14th.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Simon Maher and Yvonne Nolan review the films 'We steal secrets: the story of Wikileaks' and 'Pacific Rim' with Seán Rocks.

Galway Arts Festival - Mick Flannery

Galway Arts Festival - Mick Flannery

Mick Flannery performs 'Sing To Me' and 'Boston' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Mick performs with Josh Ritter at this year's Galway Arts Festival on Saturday July 20th - www.galwayartsfestival.com.

Mumford and Sons

Mumford and Sons

Seán Rocks reads out listeners reactions to Alan Corr's earlier piece on Mumford and Sons.

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Galway Film Fleadh - 'Hill Street'

Galway Film Fleadh - 'Hill Street'

The Galway Film Fleadh opened last night and one film of interest tells the story of an Irish sub-culture...'Hill Street' is a new documentary directed by JJ Rolfe and produced by Dave Leahy. Ray Wingnut reports. The website for further information is www.galwayfilmfleadh.com.

Music Played on the Show

Babel

Babel

Mumford & Sons

3:30

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