Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Thursday's show.......comedy from secret blogger Paddy Angryman, Pat Kinevane talks about his latest one man show the black comedy "Underneath" and film reviews will include the comedy sequel "Horrible Bosses 2" and documentaries "I Am Ali" and "The Possibilities Are Endless"

    Arena Tuesday 15 April 2014

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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

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

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    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

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

    More information at www.cbl.ie

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    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) 

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Mistakes Of My Youth
      Composer: Info N/A
      Performer(s): Eels
      Performer(s): Eels
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 4:01
    • Title: American Interior
      Composer: Gruff Rhys
      Performer(s): Gruff Rhys
      Performer(s): Gruff Rhys
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 3:19
    • Title: Riptide
      Composer: Vance Joy
      Performer(s): Vance Joy
      Performer(s): Vance Joy
      Album: God Loves You When You're Dancing - EP
      Duration: 3:39

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