Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 17 May 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"

Arena Friday 17th May 2013

Arena Friday 17th May 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Patrick McGrath

Author Patrick McGrath

Author Patrick McGrath on his novel 'Constance' in which the Constance of the title believes her life was ruined because her father hated her. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.

Hay Festival 2013

Hay Festival 2013

The Hay/Kells festival is inviting every book club in the country to read Jeannette Winterson's memoir 'Why be happy when you can be normal' and come to Kells on Saturday 29 June at 3.30 to talk to the author about it - www.hayfestival.org/kells for full details.

Dave Lordan

Dave Lordan

Dave Lordan reads his story 'IKEA' from his 'First Book Of Frags'. Dave's own website is www.davelordan.com.

Arts and Activism

Arts and Activism

The Project Arts Centre in Dublin Abie Philbin-Bowman recently ran a seminar called 'Arts & Activism in times of Austerity'. Abie Philbin-Bowman reports. For the full video featured in Abie's report go to www.notourdebt.ie.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Sinead Gleeson and Simon Maher review this week's new album releases 'Random Access Memories' from Daft Punk, 'Trouble Will Find Me' from The National & 'Momentum' from Jamie Cullum with Seán Rocks.

Music Played on the Show

18:11

Title: Heart Of Mine

Performer(s): Blake Mills Featuring Danielle Haim

Duration: 5:42

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