Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Monday's show.....in December 1904 the Abbey Theatre in Dublin officially opened it's doors. Tonight is an Arena special marking the history of a vital institution that has been at the heart of Ireland's cultural life for 110 years.  Plus, musician Kevin Nolan chats about the First Fortnight 'Hootenanny' in St Patrick's Hospital, a festival aiming to reduce the stigma around mental health

    Arena Tuesday 22 January 2013

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    Music - Alfie Boe

    Tenor Alfie Boe joins Seán Rocks to discuss his Dublin and Belfast concert dates and his album 'Storyteller'.

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    Film - Lincoln

    Tony Tracy discusses the depiction of Abraham Lincoln in films ahead of the release of Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' starring Daniel Day-Lewis.

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    Theatre - Follow

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on 'Follow' which opens at The Project Arts Centre in Dublin on Wednesday January 23rd. The production is aimed at both a hearing and deaf audience. www.projectartscentre.ie and www.willfred.com for full details.

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    Barack Obama Inauguration

    Hispanic Poet Richard Blanco reads the opening section of 'One Today' at the inauguration of Barack Obama in Washington.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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