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 Tuesday 11 March 2014

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    Benjamin Black - The Black Eyed Blonde

    Benjamin Black is the crime writing alter-ego of John Banville. Banville is regarded as one of Ireland's finest novelists. The Black Eyed Blonde is a novel featuring Raymond Chandler's creation Philip Marlowe, a private eye who worked in Los Angeles during the 1940s and 1950s and John joined Seán in studio.

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    Fire Station Studios

    The Fire station was set up 21 years ago in the North East inner city of Dublin and subsidised residential studios that provide self-contained, secure living and working spaces for professional visual artists. Evelyn O'Rourke went along to see the studios and she met with Clodagh Kenny.

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    'I Have A Lot Of Feelings'

    Abie Philbin Bowman reviews Limerick City of Culture exhibition 'I Have A Lot Of Feelings' BY Lajeunesse. More details on http://ihavealotoffeelings.com/

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    The life & work of Beethoven

    Bernard Clarke trawls through the great composers and Bernard joins Seán in studio and enlightens us of the background to his music.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Foxes
      Composer: Louisa Rose Allen
      Performer(s): Cpnhgn
      Performer(s): Cpnhgn
      Album: CPNHGN, Not Available, Not Available
      Duration: 3:21
    • Title: Turn Away
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Beck
      Performer(s): Beck
      Album: Morning Phase, Capitol Records, Not Available
      Duration: 3:18
    • Title: Appassionata 1st Movement
      Composer: Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 4:33
    • Title: Save Me From The Grave And Wise
      Composer: Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 1:31
    • Title: Oh To Joy
      Composer: Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 2:00

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