Arena Monday 21 July 2014

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

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Evelyn O'Rourke

Arts News

with Alan Corr - the Cork venue The Pavilion closes down, only one Irish author (Sebastian Barry) makes the shortlist for the best-selling books in Ireland over the past 12 years, Johnny Marr announces his second solo album will be released later this year

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Dublin Theatre Festival 2014

Dublin Theatre Festival 2014

Willie White, artistic director of the Dublin Theatre Festival announces the programme for the 2014 festival

Official website: https://dublintheatrefestival.com

"The Beach Boys Smile" by Luis A Sanchez

"The Beach Boys Smile" by Luis A Sanchez

John Byrne reviews the book “The Beach Boys Smile” by Luis A. Sanchez (published by Bloomsbury)

"The Miniaturist" by Jessie Burton

"The Miniaturist" by Jessie Burton

author Jessie Burton talks about her debut novel “The Miniaturist”, set in Amsterdam in 1686 about an 18-year old girl who is given a miniature version of her new married home  (published by Picador)

Natural Born Killers

Natural Born Killers

Brian Lloyd marks the 20th anniversary of the film “Natural Born Killers” by examining what it was that made this film so controversial

Music Played on the Show

The Way We Do It

The Way We Do It

Jurassic 5

3:00

Heroes And Villains

Heroes And Villains

The Beach Boys

2:00

Cabin Essence

Cabin Essence

The Beach Boys

2:00

Surf's Up

Surf's Up

The Beach Boys

2:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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