Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....the new festival "Deep Focus" celebrating the work of female film directors from around the world, Lisa Owens whose debut novel "Not Working" represents the generation not trying to have it all, they just want to make sense of it all and the latest albums from Drake, Cyndi Lauper and Gregory Porter

    coming up on Monday's programme....John P Kelly directs "Driving Miss Daisy" at the Gaiety Theatre, visual artist Deirdre O'Mahony collaborates with north Clare senior citizens for Bealtaine 2016, music from poet Karl Parkinson and Mark Haddon chats about his latest book, a collection of short stories "The Pier Falls"

    Arena Tuesday 26 March 2013

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    Arena Tuesday 26th March 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Film - Good Vibrations

    Tony Clayton-Lea on the film 'Good Vibrations' which is about the Belfast record store of the same name, run by Terry Hooley, which kept going through the Troubles. The film is released on Friday March 29th.

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    Clive Davis - 'The Soundtrack of my Life'

    Jim Carroll discusses the book Clive Davis "The Soundtrack of My Life" which is out now and published by Simon & Schuster. Davis was instrumental in the careers of artists such as Janis Joplin and Whitney Houston.

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    Book: Disney's Most Notorious Film

    John Byrne discusses the book 'Disney's Most Notorious Film: Race, Convergence, and the Hidden Histories of Song of the South' with Seán Rocks. Song of the South was made in 1946 and little is known about it. The Author is Jason Sperb and the Publishers are Texas University Press.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:28
      Title: Me And Bobby Mcgee
      Performer(s): Janis Joplin
      Performer(s): Janis Joplin
      Album: The Essential Janis Joplin
      Duration: 4:43
    • 19:34
      Title: Me And Julio Down At The School
      Performer(s): Paul Simon
      Performer(s): Paul Simon
      Duration: 2:58
    • 19:40
      Title: Copacabana (At The Copa)
      Performer(s): Barry Manilow
      Performer(s): Barry Manilow
      Album: Ultimate Manilow
      Duration: 5:56
    • 19:44
      Title: I Wanna Dance With Somebody
      Performer(s): Whitney Houston
      Performer(s): Whitney Houston
      Duration: 5:01
    • 19:48
      Title: Empire State Of Mind Part Ii Broken Down
      Performer(s): Alicia Keys
      Performer(s): Alicia Keys
      Duration: 3:49
    • 19:53
      Title: I Say A Little Prayer
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin
      Duration: 3:44

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