Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Tuesday's programme..........Declan Long reports on EVA  International, Ireland's premier biennial of contemporary art in Limerick,  an interview with Tom Rob Smith, author of ‘The Farm’ a novel which taps into the current fascination with all-things Scandinavian,  Kay Sheehy reviews the first of the 10 books on the IMPAC shortlist  and a report on an exhibition of Japanese art at the Chester Beatty Library

    Arena Wednesday 11 December 2013


    Arena Wednesday 11th December 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.


    Irish Crime Fiction in 2013

    Declan Burke looks back on Irish Crime Fiction books published in 2013 including Cross of Vengeance by Cora Harrison (Severn House), Echoland by Joe Joyce (Liberties Press), The Outsider by Arlene Hunt (Portnoy Publishing), The Eloquence of the Dead by Conor Brady (New Island Books), The Memory Key by Conor Fitzgerald (Bloomsbury) and The Convictions of John Delahunt by Andrew Hughes (Doubleday).


    Christmas Movies - Santa Claus The Movie

    Chris Wasser on his choice of DVD for Christmas 'Santa Claus - The Movie' from 1985.


    Arena Wednesday 11th December - Full Programme

    Alan Corr with arts and entertainment news, Declan Burke on Irish Crime Fiction, Tom Ryan on his film 'Trampoline' and Chris Wasser on his film choice for Christmas 'The Santa Claus'.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Liquid Spirit
      Composer: Gregor Porter
      Performer(s): Gregory Porter
      Album: Liquid Spirit , 374173 4
      Duration: 0:03:48
    • Title: Open
      Composer: Milosh / Braun
      Performer(s): Rhye
      Album: Woman , Polydor , 3716952
      Duration: 0:03:33
    • Title: Vanilla
      Composer: Martin, Jeff
      Performer(s): Ghost Maps
      Album: The Ocean From The River , Casino Gravity , CG09-CD
      Duration: 0:03:33

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