Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show...one of the greatest comic actors of the silent - and any other era - Charlie Chaplin, playwright Emma O'Grady and the latest albums from Django Django, My Morning Jacket and Mumford and Sons

    on Monday's show....chat with actor Danny Huston about his latest film "Pressure", Belfast author Paul McVeigh's debut novel "The Good Son", the 25th anniversary of the Public Enemy album 'Fear Of A Black Planet' and the uplifting sounds of Gospel Rising

    Arena Thursday 24 April 2014

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    Arts News

    with Sinead Mooney - the National Library has just expanded it's online archive with 10,000 digital images of historical figures, a postcard beat poet Alan Ginsberg wrote with a negative observation about communism ‘just not working’ going up for auction, Barbie to be made into a live action film    

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    One City One Book

    the poet Harry Clifton explains his choice of poem to read at the recent launch of One City One Book - “Dick King” by Thomas Kinsella

    (for copyright reasons the poem reading is not available to download)

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:25
      Title: Turn It Around
      Composer: Jessica Wolfe, Holly Laessig
      Performer(s): Lucius
      Performer(s): Lucius
      Album: Wildewoman, Play It Again Sam, PIASR700CDP
      Duration: 3:42
    • 19:43
      Title: A Simple Beautiful Truth
      Composer: Wild Beasts
      Performer(s): Wild Beasts
      Performer(s): Wild Beasts
      Album: Present Tense, Domino, WIGCD279P
      Duration: 2:47

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