Arena Wednesday 4 September 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 

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Richard Curtis Films reviewed by Joe Griffin

British film director Richard Curtis's new film About Love staring Domhnall Gleeson is out this week. Curtis is the man who has populated our screens with the posh, the love-lorn and the bumbling. Joe Griffin joins me now with a look at the life and incredible career of Richard Curtis.

Biographies - Simon Maher

Biographies and autobiographies are staples of the best seller list. We asked Simon Maher to give us his pick of the ones to look out for....and perhaps give us an insight into why we love reading about other people's lives.

Down with Jazz - Nigel Mooney

Down with Jazz performed by Nigel Mooney with Jonny Taylor on piano and Nigel Mooney will play the 'Down With Jazz' Festival in Dublin's Temple Bar Meeting House Square, this weekend. downwithjazz.ie

"13" - Dublin Fringe Festival

13 interconnecting performances, building incrementally over 13 days, in a variety of venues around the capital, all commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 1913 lockout.

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Niamh O'Malley

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Lost Generation (Clean Radio Edit)

Lost Generation (Clean Radio Edit)

Rizzle Kicks

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