Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Wednesday 31 July 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Non-Fiction Reads

Non-Fiction Reads

Simon Maher with his recommendations for non-fiction reading including Difficult Men by Brett Martin (Penguin), Drinking with Men by Rosie Schaap (Penguin), Life by Keith Richards (Weidenfeld and Nicholson), Everest Calling, the Irish Journey by Lorna Siggins (Collins Press), Paid For – My Journey through Prostitution by Rachel Moran (Gill and Macmillan), My Lunches with Orson by Peter Biskind (Metropolitan Books) and Seven Deadly Sins – My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong by David Walsh (Simon and Schuster).

Author Lottie Moggach

Author Lottie Moggach

Author Lottie Moggach reads from her book 'Kiss Me First' which is Published by Picador.

Live Music - Fight Like Apes

Live Music - Fight Like Apes

Fight Like Apes perform 'Crouching Bees' and 'Carousel' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band play Billy Byrnes Bar in Kilkenny as part of this year's Kilkenny Arts Festival - www.kilkennyarts.ie.

Poetry - Raven

Poetry - Raven

Performance Poet Raven joins Seán Rocks. Raven will perform at this weekend's Indiependence Festival in Cork - www.indiependence.ie.

Granta Travel

Granta Travel

Granta's (www.granta.com) quarterly new periodical focuses on travel and includes pieces from Dave Eggers and Haruki Murakami - Manchán Magan joins Seán Rocks.

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