Arena Wednesday 25 September 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 September 25th 2013

Arena Wednesday September 25th 2013

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Arts and Entertainment News

Arts and Entertainment News

Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.

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Author Andrew Hughes

Author Andrew Hughes

Author Andrew Hughes on his debut novel 'The Convictions of John Delahunt' which is Published by Doubleday Ireland.

Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital

Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital

Jim Carroll on a new book celebrating the influence of black musicians 'Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital' by Lloyd Bradley. The Publishers are Serpent's Tail.

Dublin Theatre Festival - Winners and Losers

Dublin Theatre Festival - Winners and Losers

Marcus Youssef and James Long on 'Winners and Losers' the title of a play about friendship and the rivalries and tensions that can arise between two friends. It is on at the Project Arts Centre from Thursday September 26th as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival - www.dublintheatrefestival.com.

Artist Sam Keogh

Artist Sam Keogh

Artist Sam Keogh on his new exhibition 'Mop' at Dublin's Kerlin Gallery which is inspired by Oscar The Grouch from TV's Sesame Street.

IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Festival

IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Festival

A new documentary shows the lives of the band 'The Cujo Family'. The film is called 'Where The Blue Flowers Grow' and is being shown as part of the Stranger Than Fiction festival at the IFI in Dublin this week. Film-maker Isolda Heavey and Will Slattery and Gav McCabe of The Cujo Family join Seán Rocks and perform 'Mind Game'

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