Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Monday'show....welcome to the new Letterfrack Poetry Trail, the spoken-word ensemble The Revelator Orchestra are back with a new album, poetry from Theo Dorgan and the curator of the Bram Stoker film festival explains what's in store at this Halloween's festival celebrating Ireland's most famous gothic creation

    Arena Thursday 8 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Eoin Colfer announced as the third Laureate na nÓg which aims to promote the importance of childrens literature, the planned Morrissey biopic 'Stephen' apparently will cover his pre-Smiths life, Chuck Berry will receive the 2014 Polar Music Prize (musical equivalent of a Nobel Prize)

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    Film Reviews

    Shaun Dunne and Sinead Gleeson review latest releases - "Frank", "Before The Winter Chill" and "Sabotage" 

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    Dance and the female body

    choreographer/dancer Lucy Suggate reports on ‘Mind In The Flesh: Female Bodies in Contemporary Performance’, a 3-day dance symposium on what it means to be a female artist today, presented by Dance Limerick

    More information at http://dancelimerick.ie

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    Music books review

    Tony Clayton Lea reviews some of the latest music books - "Simply Thrilled: The Presposterous Story Of Postcard Records" by Simon Goddard (published by Ebury Press),  "Here Comes The Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm & Blues" by Joel Selvin (published by Counterpoint Press),  "Bathed In Lightning" by Colin Harper (published by Jawbone Press) and "Rock Stars Stole My Life" by Mark Ellen (published by Coronet)     

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:52
      Title: Rip It Up
      Composer: Collins
      Performer(s): Orange Juice
      Performer(s): Orange Juice
      Album: Rip It Up
      Duration: 3:56
    • Title: The Cartographer
      Composer: Paul Noonan
      Performer(s): Printer Clips
      Performer(s): Printer Clips
      Album: The Left Sleeve EP
      Duration: 3:14
    • Title: Vapour Trail
      Composer: Paul Noonan
      Performer(s): Printer Clips
      Performer(s): Printer Clips
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 3:57

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