Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Tuesday 5 February 2013

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    Arena Tuesday 5th February 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

    Harvey O'Brien previews this year's Jameson Dublin International Film Festival -www.jdiff.com.

    Harvey O’Brien’s Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2013 Recommendations:

    Blancanieves - Savoy Cinema - Saturday 16th of February 11am.

    The King of Pigs - Cineworld - Monday 18th of February 9pm.

    Irish Film Board shorts - Wednesday 20th of February Lighthouse Cinema 610pm.

    The War of the Roses - Savoy Cinema - Friday the 22nd of February.

    Shampoo - Lighthouse Cinema - Sunday the 17th of February at 12pm – Robert Towne will attend the screening.

    Dario Marianelli: Film composer is at the National Concert Hall on Tuesday the 19th February at 8pm.

    West of Memphis - Cineworld – Friday the 22nd February 6pm.

    Silent films – Spies (Spione) – Sunday 17th February Lighthouse Cinema at 820pm

    Cops & One Week (Buster Keaton Double Bill) – Sunday 24th February IFI at 1pm

    (Full listings on www.jdiff.com)

     

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    New Planet Cabaret - Arena's Creative Writing Course

    Dave Lordan joins Seán Rocks with tips for writers as part of Arena's Creative Writing Course with Crime Writer Arlene Hunt and readings of January's writing prompt entries 'Becoming Something New' by Sorcha Kenny and Dylan McDonough. February's Writing Prompt is 'The Excuse' - www.davelordanwriter.com.

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    Film - The Blue Angel

    John Byrne discusses 'The Blue Angel' starring Marlene Dietrich which is released by Masters of Cinema and is on Blu-Ray and DVD now.

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    Shakespeare Series - King Lear

    King Lear will be staged at Dublin's Abbey Theatre from Wednesday February 6th, its first production of the play in 80 years. As part of a new Shakespeare series, Professor Nicholas Grene from Trinity College Dublin joins Seán Rocks to discuss King Lear.

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