Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Thursday's programme..........a preview of the second annual tribute to Levon Helm of legendary group The Band, a round-up of what's happening in Ireland on World Record Store Day, Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the various events taking place during this weekend's Battle of Clontarf Festival and films for review are The Amazing Spiderman 2, The Sea and We Are The Best.

    Arena Thursday 23 May 2013

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    Arena Thursday 23rd May 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Film Reviews

    Johnnie Craig and Eithne Shortall review this week's film releases 'The Hangover III' and 'Epic' with Seán Rocks.

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    Dacia Maraini

    Catherine Dunne on the Italian Activist and Writer Dacia Maraini who will take part in an event on Sunday May 26th at Dublin's Botanic Gardens. The event is organised by the Irish Writer's Centre - www.writerscentre.ie for full details.

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    Live Music - Tumbling Bones

    Maine trio Tumbling Bones perform 'Darlin' Nelly' and 'How they're Rolling' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band are currently touring Ireland - www.tumblingbones.com/tour for details.

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    Music - Costello, Git Buck & Willa

    James Costello and Git Buck are poets and hip hop artists from Dublin's northside. Earlier this year they were the subject of a documentary called Broken Song. They've now released a rap album called Mary Jane. Arena asked them to come into studio - along with blues singer William Lee - known as Willa - to perform 'Illosophical'.

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    What's On

    Abie Philbin Bowman with a look at what's on around the country this weekend in the worlds of arts and entertainment.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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