Arena Monday 22 February 2021

On Tuesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Declan Hughes and Lisa McInerney on the 2021 RTÉ Short Story competition, as part of this year's judging panel, the writers give tips to those interested in entering the 35th edition of the competition, New Poetries VIII: An Anthology with John McAuliffe celebrating the work of over two dozen poets And Amanda Coogan recommends the work of world-famous performance artist Marina Abramovic.

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Arena

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Music Master Classes

Music Master Classes

This Spring the National Concert Hall is hosting a series of online  music master classes. Richard O'Donnell's master class in percussion is a must see. Available on the National Concert Hall's youtube and facebook channels, Thursday March 4th.

Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage

A master of his craft or the king of overacting? Nicolas Cage is never boring. He can make anything work while rarely saying no to an acting job. From Moonstruck to Con Air and Adaptation. Chris Wasser on the career of Nicolas Cage.

Daft Punk split

Daft Punk split

It was confirmed today that legendary electronic pioneers, Daft Punk, were calling it a day, after 28 years.

Inga Vesper

Inga Vesper

The Long, Long Afternoon is Inga Vesper's debut novel. It is set in a fictionalised 1950s Californian suburb. When one of those housewives mysteriously vanishes, leaving behind two children. Bonnier Books.

Music Played on the Show

Digital Love

Digital Love

Daft Punk

4:11

Jealous

Jealous

Theo

2:38

Night In Tunisia

Night In Tunisia

Richard O'Donnell Percussion)

3:19

Bolero (Excerpt)

Bolero (Excerpt)

London Symphony Orchestra

5:16

Bolero (Excerpt)

Bolero (Excerpt)

London Symphony Orchestra

5:16

Fugue Richard O'Donnell

Fugue Richard O'Donnell

West Side Story Soundtrack

0:20

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