Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    Friday's show is a Culture Night special, with three hours of entertainment live from the heart of Dublin city centre - music, literature, poetry, drama.....tune in from 7pm - 10pm and join Sean Rocks and John Kelly as they bring you all the atmosphere from tonight's Culture Night celebrations from Temple Bar in Dublin

    Monday's programme will be a public interview with acclaimed author Martin Amis, recorded in front of a live audience at the recent  'Mountains to Sea' book festival

    Arena Tuesday 29 April 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Chris O’Dowd nominated for a Tony Award for his portrayal of Lenny in ‘Of Mice & Men’ on Broadway as well as nominations for ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’, the cast of the new Star Wars Episode VII film will include Domhnall Gleeson, Coldplay announce an international treasure hunt for their lyric sheets

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    RDS Music Bursary winner

    the winner of the €10,000 RDS Music Bursary is 18-year old Cork trombonist Clara Daly Donnellan

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    IMPAC Literary Award

    In the continuing series this week Kay Sheehy reviews the IMPAC Literary Award shortlisted novel “The Sound Of Things Falling” by Juan Gabriel Vasquez, published by Bloomsbury

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    Joel Dicker, author

    Joel Dicker, the Swiss writer and author of “The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair”, published by MacLehose  

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    "Duel", directed by Steven Spielberg

    with the publication of a new book "Steven Spielberg and Duel: The Making Of A Film Career" by Steven Awalt, John Byrne looks at the 1971 film “Duel”, the directorial debut of Steven Spielberg

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Elegy From Mippy Ii
      Composer: Leonard Bernstein
      Performer(s): Clara Daly Donnellan
      Performer(s): Clara Daly Donnellan
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 1:14
    • Title: The Happiest Man In The World
      Composer: Ed Hamell
      Performer(s): Ed Hamell
      Performer(s): Ed Hamell
      Album: New West Records
      Duration: 3:25
    • Title: Whores
      Composer: Ed Hamell
      Performer(s): Ed Hamell
      Performer(s): Ed Hamell
      Album: New West Records
      Duration: 2:21

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