Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Monday's show.....the Brian Wilson album 'Smile', author Jessie Burton talks about her novel 'The Miniaturist', the Dublin Theatre Fesival is launched and on the 20th anniversary of the film 'Natural Born Killers' the programme examines what made this film so incredibly controversial

    Arena Thursday 25 July 2013

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    Arena Thursday 25th July 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Author & Academic James Shapiro

    James Shapiro on William Shakepeare's relationship with Ireland. James Shapiro's latest book is called '1599: A Year in the life of William Shakespeare' which is Published by Faber & Faber. James Shapiro will be in conversation with Fintan O'Toole at this year's Kilkenny Arts Festival on August 10th - www.kilkennyartsfestival.ie.

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    Make a Move Hip Hop Festival

    Ciarán Ryan reports on the 2nd annual 'Make a Move Festival of Hip Hop and Urban Culture' in Limerick which takes place this weekend (www.makeamove.ie).

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    Crime Fiction Round-Up

    Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction books including 'Holy Orders' by Benjamin Black (Mantle), 'The Twelfth Apartment' by William Ryan (Mantle), 'Bad Monkey' by Carl Hiaasen (Sphere), 'The Kill Room' by Jeffrey Deaver (Hodder & Stoughton), 'The Ghost Riders of Ordebec' by Fred Vargas (Harvill Secker), 'Alex' by Pierre LeMaitre (MacLehose Press), 'The Frozen Dead' by Bernard Minier (Jean-Claude Izzo), 'The Red Road' by Denise Mina (Orion) and 'The Cuckoo's Calling' by Robert Galbraith AKA JK Rowling (Sphere).

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:18
      Title: Whitener (Part 1)
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): O Emperor
      Performer(s): O Emperor
      Album: Vitreous
      Duration: 3:45

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