Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Tuesday 15 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

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - rumours continue that AC/DC might split forever because band-member Malcolm Young is ill, new book by Ian McEwan ‘The Children Act’ will be story of religious parents who refuse medical treatment for their child, consternation that The Daily Telegraph list of the 20 Best British Novels of All Time features three Irish authors – James Joyce, John Banville and Flann O’Brien  

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Tom Rob Smith, author

Tom Rob Smith, author

Interview with Tom Rob Smith, author of "The Farm", a thriller set in Scandinavia (published by Simon & Schuster)

EVA International

EVA International

Declan Long reports on the range of works on show at this year's EVA International, Ireland's premier contemporary art biennial in Limerick

Full details at www.eva.ie

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Japanese exhibition at the Chester Beatty Library

Japanese exhibition at the Chester Beatty Library

Evelyn O’Rourke talks to Fionnuala Croke from the Chester Beatty Library about their current exhibition ‘Experiencing Japan’

More information at www.cbl.ie

IMPAC Literary Award

IMPAC Literary Award

in the first of a series reviewing the 10 books on the shortlist for the IMPAC Award, Kay Sheehy reviews “The Light Of Amsterdam” by David Park (published by Bloomsbury) 

Music Played on the Show

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Title: Mistakes Of My Youth

Composer: info n/a

Performer(s): Eels

Duration: 4:01

00:00

Title: American Interior

Composer: Gruff Rhys

Performer(s): Gruff Rhys

Duration: 3:19

00:00

Title: Riptide

Composer: Vance Joy

Performer(s): Vance Joy

Album: God Loves You When You're Dancing - EP

Duration: 3:39

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