Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show...one of the greatest comic actors of the silent - and any other era - Charlie Chaplin, playwright Emma O'Grady and the latest albums from Django Django, My Morning Jacket and Mumford and Sons

    on Monday's show....chat with actor Danny Huston about his latest film "Pressure", Belfast author Paul McVeigh's debut novel "The Good Son", the 25th anniversary of the Public Enemy album 'Fear Of A Black Planet' and the uplifting sounds of Gospel Rising

    Arena Tuesday 18 June 2013

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    Arena Tuesday 18th June 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Theatre Review - Howie The Rookie

    Sophie Gorman reviews 'Howie The Rookie' starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor with Seán Rocks. The play runs at Dublin's Project Theatre until Saturday July 6th - the website for further information is www.projectartscentre.ie.

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    Francis MacManus Winners

    This year's Francis MacManus short story winners are Sean Kenny from Dublin for his piece 'Ending It' (3rd Prize), 'Dark Secret' by James A Simpson from Co Antrim (2nd Prize) while the winning story 'Uncle Ned' was written by Mike Mac Domhnaill from Limerick. Andrew Bennett reads an extract from 'Uncle Ned'.

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    New Planet Cabaret Book Cover Competition

    Arena are holding a competition to design the cover of the forthcoming book of writing 'New Planet Cabaret'. The closing date is Monday June 24th and the website for further details is www.rte.ie/radio1/arena.

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    Aging Rockers

    Tony Clayton-Lea on the enduring appeal of aging rockers such as Neil Young, Rod Stewart and Bruce Springsteen who are still touring.

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    Hay Festival Kells

    One of the exhibits at this year's Hay festival celebrates the Book of Kells, and its seminal role in the history of type. Mark Smith dicusses the 'Kells Type Trail' with Seán Rocks - www.hayfestival.com/kells.

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    Love Live Music Day

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on this year's Love Live Music Day which is on Friday June 21st - www.lovelivemusic.ie.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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