Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 4 April 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

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Arts News

Alan Corr - Kazuo Ishiguro’s first novel in a decade to be published March 2015, Paul Simon will be taking part in a tribute to Seamus Heaney in NCH on 23rd April as part of the ‘One City One Book’ festival, expected faces and nominees at the IFTA’s tomorrow night    

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Film

Film

film lecturer Tom Kennedy with a guide to the essential films of the 1990's - films like Goodfellas, Jurassic Park, Toy Story, Three Kings, Being John Malkovich, Fargo, Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs 

for more on the series of essential films of the 1990's see www.ifi.ie

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Essay

Essay

Evelyn O'Rourke takes a wry look at the growing trend of 'the selfie' among celebrities, politicians, fund-raisers and ordinary people     

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Books

Books

Abie Philbin Bowman takes a look at the book "Look Who's Back" by Timur Vermes, a book which poses the question "is it ever ok for us to laugh at Hitler?".  It is published by Maclehose Press

Album reviews

Album reviews

Rachel Breslin and Alan Corr review the latest album releases - "Lift Your Spirit" from Aloe Blacc, "Tremors" from Sohn and "Himalayan" from Band of Skulls

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Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Can You Do This

Composer: aloe blacc

Performer(s): Aloe Blacc

Album: Lift Your Spirit info n/a

Duration: 3:08

01:00

Title: Wake Me Up

Composer: avicii, blacc, pournouri, einziger

Performer(s): Aloe Blacc

Album: Lift Your Spirit info n/a

Duration: 1:07

01:00

Title: The Wheel

Composer: sohn

Performer(s): Sohn

Duration: 1:09

01:00

Title: Paralysed

Composer: sohn

Performer(s): Sohn

Album: Tremors info n/a

Duration: 3:05

01:00

Title: Asleep At The Wheel

Composer: band of skulls

Performer(s): Band Of Skulls

Duration: 1:03

01:00

Title: Hoochie Coochie

Composer: Band Of Skulls

Performer(s): Band Of Skulls

Duration: 0:50

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