Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Wednesday's show....dreaming up film scripts and worrying about the apocalypse - the backdrop to comic novel “The Making Of Zombie Wars”, poet Billy Collins,  could "Mother You" at the Dublin Fringe Festival be the shape of society to come? and a trip down 1990's rock music memory lane

    Arena Friday 7 March 2014

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    'Agnes' - Director David Bolger

    A show which opens in the Project Arts Centre next week, celebrates the life of cabaret artist Agnes Bernelle. The man behind the show called Agnes is David Bolger of Cois Ceim Dance Company and he spoke to Seán Rocks about her life.

    Cois Ceim’s Agnes, directed by David Bolger opens at the Project Arts Centre on 15th March with previews on 13th and 14th. projectartscentre.ie is the website.

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    Book Review: 'We are all completely beside ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler.

    Sinead Gleeson reviews Karen Joy Fowler's latest book 'We are all completely beside ourselves' which is published by Serpent's Tail.

    Karen Joy Fowler pictured above.

    Sinead Gleeson reviewd 'We are all completely beside ourselves' for Arena.

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    Album Review with Edel Coffey and John Meagher.

    Edel Coffey and John Meagher have been listening to The Take Off and Landing of Everything from Elbow, The Classic from Joan as Policewoman, and A Perfect Contradiction from Paloma Faith.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie.  Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: New York Morning
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Album: The Take Off and Landing of Everything
      Duration: 3:32
    • Title: The Classic
      Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman
      Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman
      Album: The Classic
      Duration: 3:39

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