Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Wednesday 4 June 2014

coming up on Monday's show....composing The Island: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916 – 2016, poet Patrick Chapman chats about his latest collection "Slow Clocks Of Decay", “I’m Not With The Band”, a music memoir by Sylvia Patterson and the latest exhibits at the Glucksman Gallery

Arena

Arena

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

Arts News

with Alan Corr - questions about the tv show 'Sherlock' and about Miriam O'Callaghan feature on today's English paper in the Junior Cert exam, William Nicholson says the film '12 Years A Slave' soaked up all the guilt over slavery and that's why his film 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' was a flop, scientists have grown a live replica of Vincent van Gogh's ear

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Lorrie Moore, author

Lorrie Moore, author

the writer Lorrie Moore talks about "Bark", her latest collection of short stories (published by Faber & Faber)

TV preview

TV preview

Roe McDermott previews season 2 of the television series "Orange Is The New Black"      

War Poetry

War Poetry

Neil Astley, editor of "The Hundred Years' War: Modern War Poems", an anthology of war poetry from 1914 to the present day (published by Bloodaxe Books) 

 

Great Music in Irish Houses Festival

Great Music in Irish Houses Festival

William Dowdall on flute and his daughter Lisa Dowdall on viola talk about performing in the Dublin Music Saunter as part of this year’s Great Music in Irish Houses festival

Full details at http://www.greatmusicinirishhouses.com/ 

 

Music Played on the Show

00:00

Title: Let Me Down Easy

Composer: Wrecia Holloway, James McDougal, Paolo Nutini, Rollo Armstrong

Performer(s): Paolo Nutini

Album: Iron Sky - EP

Duration: 3:27

00:00

Title: Ballad Of Claudy

Composer: James Simmons

Performer(s): James Simmons

Duration: 4:17

00:00

Title: Jig

Composer: Pietro Castrucci

Performer(s): William And Lisa Dowdall

Duration: 1:32

00:00

Title: Variations On Eileen Aroon

Composer: Matthew Dubourg

Performer(s): William And Lisa Dowdall

Duration: 3:36

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