Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 28 February 2014

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.

Book Review: A Darker Shade

Book Review: A Darker Shade

A Darker Shade is a collection of 17 short stories from some of Sweden's most accomplished and prolific authors, as well as some authors unheard of outside of Ireland, Arlene Hunt has read it and chats to Sean about it. Published by Head of Zeus

Playwright Geoff Power on his play Retreat

Playwright Geoff Power on his play Retreat

A play that opens in Dublin next week tells the story of a woman who suffers from depression following the death of her mother. It's called Retreat and playwright Geoff Power is in studio. www.thenewtheatre.com

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Pharell Williams - GIRL, Blood Red Shoes by Blood Red Shoes and the 12th album from Drive By Truckers, English Oceans. Sinead Ni Mhordha and Simon Maher review.

Music Played on the Show

19:17

Title: Nothing Arrived

Composer: O'Brien, C.J.

Performer(s): Villagers

Album: Nothing Arrived - Single

Duration: 3:44

19:32

Title: Never Gonna Walk Away

Composer: Burch/Arkins/Walsh/Blackwell

Performer(s): The Original Rudeboys

Album: Never Gonna Walk Away - Single

Duration: 4:02

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