Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Thursday 5 June 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, presented tonight by Evelyn O'Rourke

Arts News

with Alan Corr - two Irish actors - Sam Keeley and Aisling Franciosi -feature in Screen International list of rising stars, JJ Abrams hints at return of Millenium Falcon character in new Star Wars movie, the Black Eyed Peas won't reform unless they find a bold new sound says Will-i-am

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Sophie Gorman and Brian Lloyd review "22 Jump Street", "Grace of Monaco" and "Fruitvale Station"

Leonard Cohen, career longevity and spirituality

Leonard Cohen, career longevity and spirituality

Liel Leibovitz, author of "A Broken Hallelujah: Rock & Roll, Redemption & The Life Of Leonard Cohen"  (published by WW Norton) 

 

International IMPAC Literary Award

International IMPAC Literary Award

Kay Sheehy with her penultimate review of the books on the 2014 Interantional IMPAC Award shortlist - “A Death InThe Family: My Struggle, Book 1” by Karl Ove Knausgard (published by Bloomsbury)

Isabel Nolan, artist

Isabel Nolan, artist

The artist Isabel Nolan talks about what inspired her exhibition ‘The Weakened Eye of Day’ currently showing at IMMA

Full details at www.imma.ie

Music Played on the Show

18:29

Title: Suzanne

Performer(s): Leonard Cohen

Album: The Essential Leonard Cohen

Duration: 4:01

18:36

Title: Hallelujah

Performer(s): Leonard Cohen

Album: The Essential Leonard Cohen

Duration: 4:44

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