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 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.

    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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