Arena Thursday 6 June 2013

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena Thursday 6th June 2013

Arena Thursday 6th June 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Tara Flynn and Simon Maher review the films 'Behind the Candelabra' and 'After Earth' with Seán Rocks.

Die Antwoord

Die Antwoord

Audrey Donohoe on the South African rap rave group 'Die Antwoord' who play Dublin's Olympia Theatre on Thursday June 20th - tickets are available on ticketmaster.ie.

New Planet Cabaret - Book Cover Competition

New Planet Cabaret - Book Cover Competition

Eoin Purcell of New Island Books and Dave Lordan on Arena's competition to design the cover of the 'New Planet Cabaret' book which will be Published later this year.

Book Review - Theo Dorgan's 'Making Way'

Book Review - Theo Dorgan's 'Making Way'

Eibhear Walshe reviews Theo Dorgan's 'Making Way' which is about an aging music executive and a young irish woman who meet in Sicily. The Publishers are New Island.

IMPAC 2013 Winner - Kevin Barry

IMPAC 2013 Winner - Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry, winner of this year's IMPAC Dublin award for his book 'City of Bohane' joins Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Jonathan Cape.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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