Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Thursday's show....music and chat with the multi-talented trombonist, composer and conductor Christian Lindberg, author Rachel Joyce and film reviews include the film adaptation of Cecilia Ahern's novel "Love Rosie" and Brad Pitt in World War II drama "Fury"

    Arena Thursday 17 April 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Chris O’Dowd getting rave reviews for his Broadway debut as Lenny in ‘Of Mice & Men’, the Who will release new material for their 50th anniversary this year, a couple of the events taking place for independentWorld Record Store Day on Saturday  

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    Film Reviews

    Roe McDermott and Simon Maher review "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", "The Sea", "We Are The Best" and "Love Punch"     

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    Battle of Clontarf Festival

    Evelyn O’Rourke reports on Battle of Clontarf Festival this weekend – she talks to artist Fergal McCarthy who has an installation at the Little Museum of Dublin, mentions events taking place in St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral in Armagh and she spoke to Moya Brennan and harpist Cormac de Barra about their musical event at The Ark in Dublin entitled ‘1014’    

    Full details of events at www.brianborumillennium.ie

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    World Record Store Day

    Edel Coffey reports on what is happening in independent music shops around the country on World Record Store Day this weekend – she talks to Nigel Kenny of Wingnut, Albert Twomey of Plugd Records in Cork and Steve Kearns of Spin Dizzy in Georges Arcade in Dublin

    Full details at www.recordstoreday.com

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
      Composer: J Robertson
      Performer(s): Gavin Glass
      Performer(s): Gavin Glass
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 3:52
    • Title: Good Fortune
      Composer: Gavin Glass
      Performer(s): Gavin Glass
      Performer(s): Gavin Glass
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 3:09

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