Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Tuesday 14 May 2013

coming up on Friday's show....the poetry of Patrick Chapman, suggestions for good reading in the latest paperbacks and reviews of albums from Cronin, Lori McKenna and Tim Burgess Presents..

Arena Tuesday 14th May 2013

Arena Tuesday 14th May 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Cannes Film Festival 2013

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.

Live Music - Soak

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.

Patrick Cronin

Patrick Cronin

Actor Patrick Cronin on his role in 'Death of a Salesman' at Cork's Everyman Palace Theatre - www.everymancork.com.

Book: Air Castle of the South

Book: Air Castle of the South

Jim Carroll on the new book on the music of Nashville, Tennessee 'Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City' by Craig Havighurst which is published by the University of Illinois Press.

Dan Brown Public Interview

Dan Brown Public Interview

Dan Brown will be in conversation with Seán Rocks on Monday May 20th at Dublin's National Concert Hall as part of this year's Dublin Writer's Festival. For tickets log onto www.nch.ie or www.dublinwritersfestival.com

Latest Paperbacks

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

18:38

Title: Jambalaya

Performer(s): Hank Williams

Album: Jambalaya

Duration: 3:06

18:42

Title: Blue Moon Of Kentucky

Performer(s): Patsy Cline

Duration: 2:21

18:51

Title: Eurovision Theme - Charpentiers Te Deum

Composer: Marc Antoine Charpentier

Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: The Power And The Glory

Duration: 1:43

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