Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Wednesday 26 March 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....Grammy winner and long-time Leonard Cohen collaborator, Sharon Robinson, "To Hell In A Handbag", a little-known background story to Wilde's comedy classic The Importance of Being Earnest and the latest albums from Britney Spears, De La Soul and Frank Ocean

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

LittleThing, Big Thing

LittleThing, Big Thing is a new play from the Fishamble: The New Play Company. The story follows Larry and Martha as they travel across Ireland. It's written by Donal O'Kelly.

Simone Felice

Simone Felice is a Catskills singer who helped launch the new wave of alt Americana in the band The Felice Brothers. He has now brought out his second solo album 'Strangers'.

Sonya Kelly Essay

Sonya Kelly is a playwright and comic and she's also a regular contributor here on Arena. Sonya has rather a unique method of eating apples....

Joao Almino

Joao Almino is a Brazilian author whose novel,The Book Of Emotions, has been longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. One of a collection of novels called The Brazilia Quintet, The Book of Emotions'focuses on the story of a man called Cadu who is also the narrator. The Book Of Emotions by Joao Almino is published by Dalkey Archive.

Irish Mammies

This weekend is Mother's Day, and to mark the annual holiday, our reporter Abie Philbin Bowman has been looking into the unlikely resurgence of the Irish Mammy in comedy... and she divides the critics, but there is no getting away from one Agnes Brown.

Music Played on the Show

19:45

Title: Wandering Star

Composer: Barrow/gibbons/oskar/goldstein/dickerson/brown/allen/scott/jordan/miller

Performer(s): Portishead

Album: Dummy Go Beat 8285222

Duration: 5:05

00:00

Title: Molly-O

Composer: Simone Felice

Performer(s): Simone Felice

Duration: 3:18

00:00

Title: Running Through My Head

Composer: Simone Felice

Performer(s): Simone Felice

Album: Strangers Team Love Not Available

Duration: 4:26

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