Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    Friday's show is a Culture Night special, with three hours of entertainment live from the heart of Dublin city centre - music, literature, poetry, drama.....tune in from 7pm - 10pm and join Sean Rocks and John Kelly as they bring you all the atmosphere from tonight's Culture Night celebrations from Temple Bar in Dublin

    Monday's programme will be a public interview with acclaimed author Martin Amis, recorded in front of a live audience at the recent  'Mountains to Sea' book festival

    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: D Albarn
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Album: Everyday Robots
      Duration: 3:58
    • 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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