Arena Thursday 21 November 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 Thursday 21st November 2013

Arena Thursday 21st November 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Abie Philbin Bowman with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News including the announcement of Monty Python live shows -www.montypythonlive.com.

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Barry Norman

Barry Norman

Barry Norman on his memoir 'See you in the Morning' which is Published by Doubleday.

Arnaud Desplechin

Arnaud Desplechin

Film Director Arnaud Desplechin on his film 'Jimmy P - Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian' as part of the Carte Noir French Film Festival at Dublin's IFI - www.ifi.ie.

Loves - Hannah Kent

Loves - Hannah Kent

Author Hannah Kent on her love for the music of Laura Marling. Hannah Kent's latest book is called 'Burial Rites' which is Published by MacMillan.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Chris Wasser review this week's new film releases 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire', 'Parkland' and 'The Family'.

Music Played on the Show

The Bay

The Bay

Metronomy

4:48

Metal And Dust

Metal And Dust

London Grammar

3:25

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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