Arena Wednesday 6 November 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 Wednesday 6th November 2013

Arena Wednesday 6th November 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

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Arts News

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

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Cork Film Festival - Not Criminally Responsible

Cork Film Festival - Not Criminally Responsible

John Kastner on his film 'Not Criminally Responsible' which will screen at this year's Cork Film Festival on Sunday 17th November at Triskel Christchurch at 1pm - www.corkfilmfest.org.

Author Arlene Hunt

Author Arlene Hunt

Arlene Hunt on her book 'The Outsider' which revolves around twins and how sibling rivalry can develop into brotherly protection. The Publishers are Portnoy Publishing. The book launches at Dublin's Gutter Bookshop, Cow's Lane on Thursday November 7th.

International Day of The Imprisoned Writer

International Day of The Imprisoned Writer

Writer Theo Dorgan, Jim Loughran of Frontline Defenders and Newstalk's Shona Murray on the International Day of The Imprisoned Writer on Friday November 15th - www.dublinbookfestival.com.

Ballet Ireland - Carmen

Ballet Ireland - Carmen

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on Ballet Ireland's production of Carmen which is touring Ireland - www.balletireland.ie.

Live Music - Chatham Saxophone Quartet

Live Music - Chatham Saxophone Quartet

Chatham Saxophone Quartet perform the 1st movement of Michael Nyman's 'Songs for Tony' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The quartet are currently on a tour of Ireland - www.musicnetwork.ie for dates.

Arena Wednesday November 6th - Full Programme

John Kastner on his film 'Not Criminally Responsible' at this year's Cork Film Festival, Author Arlene Hunt on her book 'The Outsider', Theo Dorgan, Jim Loughran and Shona Murray on the International Day of the Imprisoned Writer and Evelyn O'Rourke on Ballet Ireland's production of Carmen.

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