Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Monday's show....Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy' is this year's Dublin One City One Book and tonight Arena examines the use of language in the three novels; language which was - and some still is - outrageous, controversial and scandalous. How do we view such language now, more than 25 years after the books were first written?

    Arena Wednesday 6 November 2013

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    Arena Wednesday 6th November 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Author Arlene Hunt

    Arlene Hunt on her book 'The Outsider' which revolves around twins and how sibling rivalry can develop into brotherly protection. The Publishers are Portnoy Publishing. The book launches at Dublin's Gutter Bookshop, Cow's Lane on Thursday November 7th.

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    Ballet Ireland - Carmen

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on Ballet Ireland's production of Carmen which is touring Ireland - www.balletireland.ie.

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    Live Music - Chatham Saxophone Quartet

    Chatham Saxophone Quartet perform the 1st movement of Michael Nyman's 'Songs for Tony' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The quartet are currently on a tour of Ireland - www.musicnetwork.ie for dates.

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    Arena Wednesday November 6th - Full Programme

    John Kastner on his film 'Not Criminally Responsible' at this year's Cork Film Festival, Author Arlene Hunt on her book 'The Outsider', Theo Dorgan, Jim Loughran and Shona Murray on the International Day of the Imprisoned Writer and Evelyn O'Rourke on Ballet Ireland's production of Carmen.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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