Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Monday 5 May 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

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Lynn Barber memoir

Lynn Barber memoir

Edel Coffey reviews “A Curious Career”, the Lynn Barber memoir of her life in writing, published by Bloomsbury

Modern opera

Modern opera

Evelyn O’Rourke reports from rehearsals of the John Adams opera “Nixon In China” which is coming to the Bord Gáis Theatre this weekend

Full details at http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

Essay

Essay

Sonya Kelly essay on how a library can be a very noisy place

KH Rogers, author

KH Rogers, author

Abie Philbin Bowman talks to Irish author KH Rogers about his first novel "To Tame A Mighty Tyger", a thriller about climate change

(available on Amazon and www.totameamightytyger.com)

The Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys

Jim Carroll celebrates The Beastie Boys – the 20th anniversary of the release of their album “Ill Communication” and 2 years since founder-member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch died

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Music Played on the Show

00:00

Title: Red Eyes

Composer: Adam Granduciel

Performer(s): The War On Drugs

Album: Lost In the Dream

Duration: 4:55

00:00

Title: Sure Shot

Composer: Beastie Boys/caldato/fite/steig

Performer(s): Beastie Boys

Album: Solid Gold Hits

Duration: 3:33

00:00

Title: Sabotage

Composer: Beastie Boys

Performer(s): Beastie Boys

Duration: 3:11

00:00

Title: Root Down

Composer: Beastie Boys/smith

Performer(s): Beastie Boys

Album: Solid Gold Hits

Duration: 3:31

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