Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 11 April 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.  Tonight it comes from the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, recorded in front of a live audience at the Nuns Island Theatre Galway

Authors at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Authors at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

American author Rachel Kushner, Canadian author Patrick deWitt and Irish author Eimear McBride chat about their award-winning novels

Maria Doyle Kennedy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Maria Doyle Kennedy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Maria Doyle Kennedy chats about her new album 'Maria Live' (live performance not available as a podcast)

New writers at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

New writers at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

New writers Pat McDonnell, Jennifer Matthews and Ruth Quinlan spoke to Evelyn O'Rourke at 'Over The Edge' (a monthly event designed to encourage developing writers)

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Music Played on the Show

00:00

Title: Sing

Composer: MARIA DOYLE KENNEDY/KIERAN KENNEDY

Performer(s): Maria Doyle Kennedy

Duration: 4:12

00:00

Title: The Most Beautiful People Are Broken

Composer: Doyle Kennedy, Kennedy

Performer(s): Maria Doyle Kennedy

Album: Sing

Duration: 2:57

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