Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show we celebrate all that's terrifying in the worlds of literature, cinema and music. What exactly is it that frightens us? Why is it such a powerful emotion and why do we seem to love it?

    Arena Tuesday 21 May 2013

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    Arena Tuesday 21st May 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Death of Ray Manzarek

    Ray Manzarek of The Doors has died at the age of 74. Clip of Ray Manzarek from Arena in 2010 when Ray Manzarek played at Dublin's Bord Gais Energy Theatre.

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    John Hughes Season

    Evelyn O'Rourke on the John Hughes tribute season of films at Dublin's Lighthouse cinema. The season begins on Wednesday May 22nd and runs until the end of June - www.lighthousecinema.ie.

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    Live Music - John Smith

    Singer-Songwriter John Smith performs 'Salty and Sweet' and 'Great Lakes' live in studio. John's new album is called 'Great Lakes' and he supports Iron and Wine at The Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Wednesday May 29th.

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    Dan Brown

    Best-selling Author Dan Brown tells the audience at Dublin's National Concert Hall a little about himself. A full Public Interview with Dan Brown will be broadcast on Arena on Monday June 3rd. Dan Brown is a guest at this year's Dublin Writer's Festival - www.dublinwritersfestival.com.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:11
      Title: Touch Me
      Performer(s): The Doors
      Performer(s): The Doors
      Album: The Very Best of The Doors
      Duration: 3:25

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