Arena Friday 25 July 2014

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

Arena

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with Sinead Mooney - Working Title buy theatrical rights to Enid Blyton's Famous Five stories, Rough Trade label sign Derry singer Soak, Garda Siochána post message on their official Facebook page asking for the public's help tracing a missing man - one Garth Brooks

Joe Caslin, artist

Joe Caslin, artist

artist Joe Caslin talks about the inspiration behind his large-scale portrait project/public art installation ‘Our Nations Sons’

(image shown:  Viewcraig Street)

Official website: http://joecaslin.com/ 

Charlie Haden RIP

Charlie Haden RIP

Jonathan Creasy pays tribute in essay form to his former teacher, jazz bassist Charlie Haden who died this month

Erin Fornoff, poet

Erin Fornoff, poet

American spoken-word poet Erin Fornoff talks about her work and appearance at the Indiependence Festival this weekend

Official website:  http://erinfornoff.wordpress.com/ 

Album reviews

Album reviews

Rachel Breslin and David Turpin review “Song Reader” with various artists interpreting the songs of Beck, “Hypnotic Eye” by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and “The Voyager” by Jenny Lewis

Music Played on the Show

Just Noise

Just Noise

Norah Jones

2:00

We All Wear Cloaks

We All Wear Cloaks

Jack White

2:00

American Dream Plan B

American Dream Plan B

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

2:00

Sins Of My Youth

Sins Of My Youth

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

2:00

Just One Of The Guys

Just One Of The Guys

Jenny Lewis

2:00

Late Bloomer

Late Bloomer

Jenny Lewis

1:00

Oh Shenandoah

Oh Shenandoah

Charlie Haden

3:25

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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