Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Monday 9 December 2013


    Arena Monday December 9th 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.


    Book Review - A la Recherche du Temps Perdu

    Dave Lordan reviews A la Recherche du Temps Perdu (In Search of Lost Time) by Marcel Proust with Seán Rocks. The book was first published 100 years ago and is in seven volumes.


    Classic Movie - The Thing

    John Byrne discusses this week's Classic Movie 'The Thing' from 1982 starring Kurt Russell with Seán Rocks.


    Arena Monday 9th December 2013 - Full Programme

    Abie Philbin Bowman with Arts News, Evelyn O'Rourke at the Anchorman 2 Premiere, Dave Lordan on Proust's 'A la Recherche du Temps Perdu', 'Snow Finally Came' from Arena's New Planet Cabaret and John Byrne on this week's Classic Movie - 'The Thing' from 1982.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: U Got The Look
      Composer: Prince
      Performer(s): Prince
      Performer(s): Prince
      Album: The Very Best of Prince, Warner, B0031BW6WU
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: Rock Steady
      Composer: Aretha Franklin
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin
      Album: 30 Greatest Hits, Rhino Atlantic, B0029AJL40
      Duration: 1:43
    • Title: Freddy's Dead
      Composer: Curtis Mayfield
      Performer(s): Curtis Mayfield
      Performer(s): Curtis Mayfield
      Album: The Berlin Sessions, Rhino Flashback, B00004T07L
      Duration: 1:17

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