Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Highlights

Monday 23rd September

Heartbeat of Home

Moya Doherty and Joseph O'Connor on their production 'Heartbeat of Home' which incorporates Irish dancing as well as different dance styles from other countries. It previews from Wednesday 25th September - www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie.

Friday 20th September

Arena Culture Night Special

It's Culture Night and RTE Radio 1's flagship arts programme takes to the streets with a three-hour live extravaganza of music, poetry, drama and more from 4 locations.

Wednesday 18th September

Ronald Samm

Ronald Samm on his lead role in 'Orpheus'. This production re-interprets Gluck's opera 'Orfeo ed Eurydice' for a contemporary audience and opens at The Everyman Theatre in Cork on Sunday the 22nd of September and runs for five performances only until September 28th. Tickets available on www.everymancork.com.

Dead Cat Bounce

Damian Fox and James Walmsley of Comedy Rock Band Dead Cat Bounce on their farewell gig at Vicar Street in Dublin on Friday 20th September and the screening of their award-winning Mockumentary 'Discoverdale' at Dublin's IFI on Saturday 21st September. The band are on Twitter Page @deadcatbounceie.

Tuesday 17th September

Dublin Fringe Festival - Gathering in the Gaff

Evelyn O'Rourke with the cast of 'Gathering in the Gaff' which runs on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th September at Greenside House on Cuffe Street in Dublin. More information can be found at fringefest.com

Monday 16th September

The Clash Boxset

Tony Clayton-Lea on two re-issued compilations from The Clash - 'Hits Back' and the more deluxe 'Sound System'.

Poet Karl Parkinson

Poet Karl Parkinson joins Seán Rocks and reads from his latest poetry collection 'Litany of the City'. The Publishers are Wurm Press.

Friday 13th September

Poet Paula Meehan

Paula Meehan as just been announced as the Ireland Professor of Poetry, a position she will take up at the end of October. Paula Meehan joins Seán Rocks.

Thursday 12th September

Foil Arms and Hog

'There's a Plant Onstage' is Foil, Arms and Hogg new show at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival - www.fringefest.com for full details.

Wednesday 11th September

Iarla O'Lionaird

Iarla O'Lionaird will perform Iomas - 'Intuition' with the RTE Concert Orchestra on Thursday September 12th at Dublin's National Concert Hall. The websites for further information are www.rte.ie/co and www.nch.ie. Iarla O'Lionaird joins Seán Rocks

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