Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's show...one of the greatest comic actors of the silent - and any other era - Charlie Chaplin, playwright Emma O'Grady and the latest albums from Django Django, My Morning Jacket and Mumford and Sons

    on Monday's show....chat with actor Danny Huston about his latest film "Pressure", Belfast author Paul McVeigh's debut novel "The Good Son", the 25th anniversary of the Public Enemy album 'Fear Of A Black Planet' and the uplifting sounds of Gospel Rising

    Arena Monday 15 April 2013

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    Arena Monday 15th April 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Rijksmuseum Reopening

    The Rijksuseum reopened over the weekend in Amsterdam after being closed for renovation for a number of years. Flor Mac Carthy chats to Seán about it. www.rijksmuseum.nl/en

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    Book review: Life After Life

    Life After Life is the latest offering from Kate Atkinson, She is the author of eight novels - four belong to a sort of crime series but the one she is best known for is probably her first, Behind the Scenes at the Museum. It won the 1995 Whitbread award. Eithne Shortall reviews. Published by Double Day.

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    In the Deep Shade

    A new film about The Frames "In the Deep Shade" will be released here later this week. Filmed by Conor Masterson, it's a fly on the wall documentary shot around the band's 20th anniversary tour Conor Masterson & Colm Mac Con Iomaire join Sean to discuss.

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    Granta - 20 Under 40

    In 1983 the director of the British Book Marketing Council created a list of 20 of the Best of Young British Novelists under 40. The list was published in the literary magazine Granta it was such a sucess it has become a once a decade event the latest list for 2013 has been announced. Evelyn O Rourke takes a look.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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