Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Tuesday 1 April 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....Nava live in session, a band combining the musical cultures of Ireland and Persia, some of the highlights at this year's GAZE International LGBT Festival and film reviews including the return of super-agent "Jason Bourne", aquatic life-lessons in Pixar's "Finding Dory" and idealism v reality in Thomas Vinterberg's "The Commune"

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Alan Corr with the latest news from the arts world - the death of American DJ Frankie Knuckles, Catherine Deneuve's criticism of Gerard Depardieu for abandoning France for tax reasons and the first Creative Arts scholarship to be offered in NUI Galway

Author interview

Author interview

Anita Shreve, author of "The Lives Of Stella Bain", published by Little Brown

Official website at www.anitashreve.com

The Bible on film

The Bible on film

As the film "Noah" starring Russell Crowe opens in cinemas and causes controversy, Chris Wasser takes a look at the various ways the bible has been depicted on film - from biblical epics like "Samson & Delilah" and "The Ten Commandments" to modern dramatic interpretations like "The Last Temptation Of Christ" and comic interpretations like "Bruce Almighty" and "The Life Of Brian"

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Film Director interview

Film Director interview

Swedish film director Lukas Moodysson talks about his latest film "We Are The Best" about 3 girls determined to start a punk band in the 1980's even though everybody tells them punk is dead       

Great composers

Great composers

Bernard Clarke looks at the life and work of German composer Richard Wagner - an artist whose work seems to generate passion, admiration and fear in equal measure 

Music Played on the Show

18:17

Title: Gmf (Radio Edit)

Performer(s): John Grant

Duration: 3:54

00:00

Title: Ride Of The Valkyries

Performer(s): Wagner, Richard

Duration: 8:00

00:00

Title: The Flying Dutchman Overture

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Album: Stokowski / New York Philharmonic

Duration: 0:35

00:00

Title: Tristan Und Isolde: Love Duet From Act Ii

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Performer(s): Frida Leider (Isolde)

Album: Great Conductors of the 20th Century - Albert Coates - CD2

Duration: 1:20

00:00

Title: Siegfried-Idyll

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Album: Igor Markevitch un veritable artiste

Duration: 17:58

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