Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Monday 5 May 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....Grammy winner and long-time Leonard Cohen collaborator, Sharon Robinson, "To Hell In A Handbag", a little-known background story to Wilde's comedy classic The Importance of Being Earnest and the latest albums from Britney Spears, De La Soul and Frank Ocean

Arena

Arena

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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

01:00

Title: Red Eyes

Composer: Adam Granduciel

Performer(s): The War On Drugs

Album: Lost In the Dream Secretly Canadian SC301

Duration: 4:55

01:00

Title: Sure Shot

Composer: Beastie Boys/caldato/fite/steig

Performer(s): Beastie Boys

Album: Solid Gold Hits Parlophone 3440492

Duration: 3:33

01:00

Title: Sabotage

Composer: Beastie Boys

Performer(s): Beastie Boys

Duration: 3:11

01:00

Title: Root Down

Composer: Beastie Boys/smith

Performer(s): Beastie Boys

Album: Solid Gold Hits Parlophone 3440492

Duration: 3:31

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