Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....the new festival "Deep Focus" celebrating the work of female film directors from around the world, Lisa Owens whose debut novel "Not Working" represents the generation not trying to have it all, they just want to make sense of it all and the latest albums from Drake, Cyndi Lauper and Gregory Porter

    coming up on Monday's programme....John P Kelly directs "Driving Miss Daisy" at the Gaiety Theatre, visual artist Deirdre O'Mahony collaborates with north Clare senior citizens for Bealtaine 2016, music from poet Karl Parkinson and Mark Haddon chats about his latest book, a collection of short stories "The Pier Falls"

    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

    Music Played on the Show

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

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