Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Tuesday 13 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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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

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)  

Irish film showing at Cannes Film Festival

Irish film showing at Cannes Film Festival

Jon Hozier Byrne and David Reilly of Stoneface Films on their film 'The Omega Male' which has been selected for inclusion at this year's Cannes Film Festival

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

in her series reviewing novels on the shortlist for this year's International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, this week Kay Sheehy reviews "The Detour" by Gerbrand Bakker (published by Vintage) 

Small Plastic Wars by Pat McGrath

Small Plastic Wars by Pat McGrath

writer/actor Pat McGrath reads an extract from his one-man show "Small Plastic Wars" which is touring the country as part of the Bealtaine Festival

Other people's taste in music

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

Music Played on the Show

18:18

Title: My Silver Lining

Composer: Soderberg / Soderberg

Performer(s): First Aid Kit

Album: Stay Gold

Duration: 3:50

00:00

Title: Mr Tembo

Composer: Albarn, Damon

Performer(s): Damon Albarn

Album: Everyday Robots

Duration: 3:43

00:00

Title: My Heart Will Go On

Composer: Horner/jennings

Performer(s): Celine Dion

Album: The All Time Greatest Movie Songs (recordno: Moodcd67)

Duration: 4:35

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