Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 30 May 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....Grammy winner and long-time Leonard Cohen collaborator, Sharon Robinson, "To Hell In A Handbag", a little-known background story to Wilde's comedy classic The Importance of Being Earnest and the latest albums from Britney Spears, De La Soul and Frank Ocean

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Evelyn O'Rourke

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - the 3 Irish poets who will receive the 2014 Patrick Kavanagh Fellowship have been announced, John Lennon's handwritten manuscripts and drawings going up for auction on 4 June, Phil Collins came out of retirement to play at his son's school recital   

Oona Frawley, author

Oona Frawley, author

Oona Frawley talks about her debut novel "Flight", the story of a teacher who moves from Zimbabwe to Ireland to make a better life for herself (published by Tramp Press)

Essay

Essay

Dave Lordan's essay on his experience of now being part of an 'international family', now with relatives in Slovakia    

Theatre graduates

Theatre graduates

Evelyn O’Rourke talks to graduating students from the Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art, Trinity College about what they have learned during their studies

Official website:  www.thelir.ie

Album reviews

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Simon Maher review new albums - "Fatboy Slim presents Bem Brazil", "Animal Ambition" by 50 Cent and "New Eyes" by Clean Bandit

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

One of the artists performing at this year's Cat Laughs Comedy Festival - Rich Hall

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: In The Air Tonight

Composer: Collins

Performer(s): Phil Collins

Album: Driving Rock Ballads Emi VTDCD719

Duration: 5:23

01:00

Title: Klapp Klapp

Composer: Erik Bodin / Yukimi Nagano / Fredrik Wallin / Håkan Wirenstrand

Performer(s): Little Dragon

Album: Nabuma Rubberband Because Music BEC5161771

Duration: 3:50

01:00

Title: Put Your Hands Up For Brazil

Composer: F le Grand, Fatboy Slim edit

Performer(s): Fedde Le Grand, Fatboy Slim

Duration: 1:28

01:00

Title: Magalenha

Composer: DJ Fresh, Fatboy Slim

Performer(s): Dj Fresh Fatboy Slim

Duration: 1:20

01:00

Title: Chase The Paper

Composer: 50 Cent

Performer(s): 50 Cent Feat Kidd Kidd, Prodigy, P Styles

Duration: 1:48

01:00

Title: A+E

Composer: Clean Bandit

Performer(s): Clean Bandit Feat Kandaka Moore

Duration: 1:50

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