Arena Thursday 11 July 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 Thursday 11th July 2013

Arena Thursday 11th July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author David Sedaris

Author David Sedaris

Author David Sedaris discusses his book 'Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls' with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Abacus.

New Planet Cabaret - Cover Design Winner

New Planet Cabaret - Cover Design Winner

Julianna O'Callaghan, the Cover Design Winner for Arena's 'New Planet Cabaret' competition and Eoin Purcell of Publishers New Island Books join Seán Rocks.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Rachel Breslin and Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'Magna Carta: Holy Grail' from Jay-Z and 'Electric' from Pet Shop Boys.

Julian Gough

Julian Gough

Julian Gough on his novella 'CRASH! How I lost a hundred billion and found true love'.

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