Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Wednesday 2 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 in the arts world - the U2 album The Joshua Tree added to the registry of the US National Congress, Meryl Streep to play a mother who plays a guitar-wielding rocker at night in the new Jonathan Demme film and a stolen Paul Gaugin painting has been found hanging in an Italian kitchen for decades     

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Actor interview

Actor interview

Jared Harris talks about his latest role in the horror film "The Quiet Ones"

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Feis Ceoil

Feis Ceoil

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the ESB Feis Ceoil which began at the RDS this week and sees 5,000 performers showcasing their musical talents over the next two weeks. She talks to Laura Gilsenan CEO, ajudicating musician Julie Feeney, the Wesley College choir director Helen Doyle and 16-year old student Nathan Hayes

www.feisceoil.ie

Comedy

Comedy

Abie Philbin Bowman talks to Irish comedian Jarlath Regan about his decision to pursue a career in the UK and his podcast "An Irishman Abroad"

for more information about Jarlath Regan see www.jigser.com

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Book review

Book review

Eibhear Walsh reviews "Arctic Summer", the latest novel from South African writer Damon Galgut, published by Atlantic Books

Band interview

Band interview

Chat and live music from Cork band Ian Whitty and The Exchange

Music Played on the Show

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Title: Tattoo Rings

Composer: Ian Whitty and The Exchange

Performer(s): Ian Whitty And The Exchange

Duration: 4:30

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Title: Birds Carry Souls

Composer: Ian Whitty and The Exchange

Performer(s): Ian Whitty And The Exchange

Duration: 4:00

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