Arena Friday 19 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show....suggestions for Christmas gifts for the culture-lover in your life, actor Stephen Brennan and director David Blake Knox talk Beckett, Godot and the documentary "The Waiting Game" and the latest albums from The Rolling Stones, John Legend and The Weeknd

coming up on Monday's show....exploring the links between writing and music, a review of “Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983” by Tim Lawrence and the movement of people, history and communication across continents all explored in Emily Jacir's “Europa” exhibition at IMMA 

Arena Friday 19th April 2013

Arena Friday 19th April 2013

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International Record Store Day

International Record Store Day

On Saturday April 20th independently owned music stores across the world will unite to celebrate International Record Store Day. Aoife Barry and Ciarán Ryan join Seán Rocks - www.recordstoreday.com.

Melissa Kavanagh

Melissa Kavanagh

RTE Junior was launched on Monday April 15th and young adults have been a feature of the radio schedule across the week. 17-year-old Poet and Writer Melissa Kavanagh joins Seán Rocks and reads her poems 'Sellout', 'Gorgeous' and 'Freedom is Fashionably Late'. www.rte.ie for more information.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght & Niall Byrne review this week's new album releases - 'Bankrupt' from Phoenix, 'Reincarnated' from Snoop Lion and 'Tape Deck Heart' from Frank Turner with Seán Rocks.

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