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 14 May 2013

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    Arena Tuesday 14th May 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Cannes Film Festival 2013

    Charlene Lydon, Programmer at Dublin's Lighthouse Cinema, on this year's Cannes Film Festival. www.irishfilmboard.ie for details of the Irish films at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

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    Live Music - Soak

    SOAK (AKA Bridie Monds-Watson) performs 'Doorstep' and 'Explosion' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. SOAK plays Dublin's Peppercanister Church on June 19th - www.ticketmaster.ie for tickets.

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    Latest Paperbacks

    Sinead Gleeson with a roundup of the latest paperbacks including Mohsin Hamed's 'How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia' (Hamish Hamilton), 'Beautiful Ruins' by Jess Walter (Penguin), 'The Flame Throwers' by Rachel Kushner (Harvill Secker), The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (Penguin) and 'Marry Me' by Dan Rhodes (Canongate).

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:38
      Title: Jambalaya
      Performer(s): Hank Williams
      Performer(s): Hank Williams
      Album: Jambalaya
      Duration: 3:06
    • 19:42
      Title: Blue Moon Of Kentucky
      Performer(s): Patsy Cline
      Performer(s): Patsy Cline
      Duration: 2:21
    • 19:51
      Title: Eurovision Theme - Charpentiers Te Deum
      Composer: Marc Antoine Charpentier
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: The Power And The Glory, Emi Classics, 3873582
      Duration: 1:43

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