Arena With Seán Rocks

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    Arena Tuesday 22 April 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Stephen Spielberg and Tom Hanks working together on incident in 1960 where an American U2 spy plane was shot-down over Russia, line-up announced for this year’s Castlepalooza music festival in Co Offaly, real-life Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort coming to Ireland to give a motivational speech in the RDS

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    IMPAC Literary Award

    Kay Sheehy with the second of her reviews of the novels on the IMPAC shortlist - “Three Strong Women” by Marie NDiaye, published by MacLehose Press

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    Bob Dylan fans

    John Byrne looks at a new book "The Dylanologists: Adventures In The Land of Bob" by David Kinney (published by Simon & Schuster) and wonders what is it about Bob Dylan that inspires such obsessive devotion in his fans?   

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    James Dean - his life and career

    Anthony McIntyre from the UCD Film Department on a forthcoming James Dean retrospective at the IFI

    Full details of the James Dean season at www.ifi.ie

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    Culwick Choral Society

    Bernie Sherlock talks about her work as director of the Culwick Choral Society who are performing at the NCH on Thursday 24th April. The programme will include Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor and Bernstein's Chichester Psalms

    Check out www.culwick.org for more information

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:14
      Title: Positively 4th Street
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Album: Dylan (Deluxe Version)
      Duration: 4:06
    • 19:25
      Title: Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Album: Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
      Duration: 3:51
    • Title: Prince Johnny
      Composer: Clark, Annie
      Performer(s): St Vincent
      Performer(s): St Vincent
      Album: St Vincent, Republic Records, UNIW 40355
      Duration: 4:34
    • Title: The Gloria From Mass In C Minor
      Composer: Mozart
      Performer(s): Winchester Cathedral Choir
      Performer(s): Winchester Cathedral Choir
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 2:16
    • Title: Psalm 108, Verse 2 From Chichester Psalms
      Composer: Leonard Bernstein
      Performer(s): Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 1:11

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