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 Monday 11 February 2013

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    Arena Monday 11th February 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Author Jim Crace

    Author Jim Crace dicusses his new book 'Harvest' with Seán Rocks. The book is set in a remote English village where the villagers wake to find two huge columns of smoke on the skyline. The Publishers are Picador.

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    Classic Movie - Take Shelter

    Diane Negra discusses tonight's Classic Movie 'Take Shelter' with Seán Rocks. The film stars Michael Shannon as a man who hallucinates about a huge tornado hitting his rural home and co-stars Jessica Chastain.

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    Book Review - The Spies

    Declan Burke reviews Luís Fernando Veríssimo's new novel 'The Spies' with Seán Rocks. The book is a literary mystery and the Publishers are McLehose.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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