Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Monday'show....welcome to the new Letterfrack Poetry Trail, the spoken-word ensemble The Revelator Orchestra are back with a new album, poetry from Theo Dorgan and the curator of the Bram Stoker film festival explains what's in store at this Halloween's festival celebrating Ireland's most famous gothic creation

    Arena Tuesday 1 April 2014

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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

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    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

    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       

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    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 

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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