Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....the new festival "Deep Focus" celebrating the work of female film directors from around the world, Lisa Owens whose debut novel "Not Working" represents the generation not trying to have it all, they just want to make sense of it all and the latest albums from Drake, Cyndi Lauper and Gregory Porter

    coming up on Monday's programme....John P Kelly directs "Driving Miss Daisy" at the Gaiety Theatre, visual artist Deirdre O'Mahony collaborates with north Clare senior citizens for Bealtaine 2016, music from poet Karl Parkinson and Mark Haddon chats about his latest book, a collection of short stories "The Pier Falls"

    Arena Monday 20 January 2014

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    Arena Monday 20th January 2014

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Is The Abbey Theatre a World Class Theatre?

    The question 'Is the Abbey Theatre a World Class Theatre?' was put to a panel of experts. Abbey Theatre Artisitic Director Fiach Mac Conghail responds to the findings.

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    TV - Girls

    Roe McDermott on the 3rd season of the acclaimed HBO series 'Girls' which starts on Sky Atlantic on Monday January 20th at 10pm.

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    Arena Monday 20th January 2014 - Full Programme

    Fiach Mac Conghail of The Abbey Theatre and Fintan O'Toole of The Irish Times on 'Is The Abbey Theatre a World Class Theatre?', Artist Sean Hillen on his exhibition 'Holes in Heaven', Roe McDermott on the HBO series 'Girls' and Ruth Barton on this week's Classic Movie 'Naked' starring David Thewliss.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Classic
      Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman
      Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman
      Album: The Classic
      Duration: 3:39
    • Title: Everyday Robots
      Composer: Albarn, Damon
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Album: Everyday Robots, Parlophone, 825646331314
      Duration: 3:55
    • Title: Friends In Low Places
      Composer: Blackwell/Lee
      Performer(s): Garth Brooks
      Performer(s): Garth Brooks
      Album: No Fences (recordno: Cdp7955032), Emi, CDP7955032
      Duration: 4:14

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