Arena Friday 9 August 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 Friday 9th August 2013

Arena Friday 9th August 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Love / Hate Season 4

Love / Hate Season 4

Michael Freeman from thedailyedge.ie on Love Hate Season 4 which will come to RTE TV in November.

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Edinburgh Festival - Donal O'Kelly

Edinburgh Festival - Donal O'Kelly

Donal O'Kelly on his play 'Aililiú Fionnuala' which has just won a prestigious 'Fringe First' award at this year's Edinburgh Festival.

Theatre Review - Embers

Theatre Review - Embers

Sophie Gorman reviews Pan Pan Theatre Company's production of 'Embers' - http://www.panpantheatre.com for full details.

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Photography - Blow Magazine

Photography - Blow Magazine

Jackie Nickerson on the contemporary photography magazine 'Blow'. http://www.arthurguinnessprojects.com/arts/blow-photo-magazine and www.arthurguinnessprojects.com/arts/d-light-experience-1 for more information.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Rachel Breslin and John Meagher review this week's albums Julia Holter with 'Loud City Song', 'Paracosm' from Washed Out the musical moniker of Ernest Green and the third album from White Lies - 'Big TV'.

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Break It To You Gently

Break It To You Gently

Camera Obscura

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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