Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 25 January 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"

Arena Friday 25th January 2013

Arena Friday 25th January 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

'Fairy Tales: Early Colour Stencil Films from Pathé'

'Fairy Tales: Early Colour Stencil Films from Pathé'

John Byrne discusses a new DVD release 'Fairy Tales: Early Colour Stencil Films from Pathé' which looks at the 'trick film' where the music halls and vaudeville theatres were trawled for the most fantastical acts. It's released by the BFI and is available now.

Tradfest - The De Cueller Suite

Tradfest - The De Cueller Suite

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the De Cueller Suite concert which takes place on Saturday January 26th at Christchurch in Dublin. More information at www.templebartrad.com.

Poetry - Elaine Feeney

Poetry - Elaine Feeney

Elaine Feeney reads her poem 'The Radio was Gospel' from the CD 'Cinderella Backwards' from Salmon Poetry.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Edel Coffey and Simon Maher review this week's new album releases with Seán Rocks: 'Opposites' from Scottish band Biffy Clyro, 'Stone Beads and Silver' from Irish musician Marc Carroll and 'Hummingbird', the second album from Local Natives.

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