Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Thursday's show....Welsh opera star Bryn Terfel preparing for his performance at the National Concert Hall, author David Shafer mines the world of shady government conspiracies and secret surveillance in his novel "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" and film reviews will include Tom Cruise jumping from planes in "Mission Impossible 5", the man who tried to resist Hitler in "13 Minutes" and the thriller "Beyond the Reach"

    Arena Tuesday 13 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - a Family Guy/Simpsons episode to air in September, a track possibly about Mountjoy Prison on Morrissey's next album 'None Of Your Business', Blondie one of the big acts confirmed for this year's Electric Picnic

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    50 great books that can change your life

    Andy Miller, author of "The Year Of Reading Dangerously: How 50 Great Books Saved My Life"  (published by Fourth Estate)  

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    Other people's taste in music

    John Byrne reviews “Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste” by Carl Wilson (published by Bloomsbury), a book that looks at how people organise their identities around their professed love for different types of music

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:18
      Title: My Silver Lining
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Album: Stay Gold
      Duration: 3:50
    • Title: Mr Tembo
      Composer: Albarn, Damon
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Album: Everyday Robots, Parlophone, 825646331314
      Duration: 3:43
    • Title: My Heart Will Go On
      Composer: Horner/Jennings
      Performer(s): Celine Dion
      Performer(s): Celine Dion
      Album: The All Time Greatest Movie Songs (recordno: Moodcd67), Columbia, MOODCD67
      Duration: 4:35

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