Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Wednesday's show.....the writer and long-time political activist Bonnie Greer talks about her memoir “A Parallel Life”, the novels that have made this year's Man Booker longlist, Ireland's first Feminist Film Festival and chat with the cast of “Showboat” ahead of their Irish shows

    Arena Wednesday 7 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - four lesser-known artists shortlisted for Turner Prize, a new Ronald Reagan biopic will be told through the eyes of a KGB agent, TV3 unveiled it’s new schedule this afternoon, including a new Irish soap ‘Red Rock’and Gogglebox (an Irish version of the Channel 4 series about couch potatoes watching television) 

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    Turner Prize

    Declan Long on the announcement today of the 4 lesser-known artists on the shortlist for this year’s Turner Prize – the Irish artist Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips, James Richard and Tris Vonna-Michell

    (credit: picture accompanying this article is O & X, 2013 by Ciara Philips) 

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    The second coming of WB Yeats

    Evelyn O’Rourke reports on ‘The Second Coming’, a theatrical imagining of the second coming of WB Yeats.  It is directed by Mikel Murfi and featuring the Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Company at the Hawkswell Theatre, Sligo

    Full details at http://fidgetfeet.com 

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    Electric Picnic Trailer Park

    Electric Picnic curator Hugo Jellett and David Sumray (winning artist) on the winning design for the Electric Picnic ‘design a trailer’ competition - The Incredibly Mad de-Programming Machine  

    Official website at www.electricpicnic.ie

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Hunk And The Funplace
      Composer: Fight Like Apes
      Performer(s): Fight Like Apes
      Performer(s): Fight Like Apes
      Album: Whigfield Sextape EP, Alcopop
      Duration: 3:12
    • Title: Oasis
      Composer: Ernie Watts
      Performer(s): Ernie Watts
      Performer(s): Ernie Watts
      Album: Flying Dolphin Records
      Duration: 2:00
    • Title: No Lonely Nights
      Composer: Keith Jarrett
      Performer(s): Ernie Watts
      Performer(s): Ernie Watts
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 1:40
    • Title: Acceptance
      Composer: Ernie Watts
      Performer(s): Ernie Watts
      Performer(s): Ernie Watts
      Album: Flying Dolphin Records
      Duration: 1:36

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