Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Wednesday 11 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

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Oprah Winfrey to join the cast of new Martin Luther King biopic 'Selma', a Derry book owner put his stock of 100,000 books into a skip, Frank Sinatra the most popular of all Wikipaedia historical figures

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Rick O'Shea

Rick O'Shea

RTÉ 2fm DJ Rick O'Shea talks about how he's getting on with the challenge of reading 100 novels this year

You can follow his progress at www.rickoshea.ie

Young playwright Oliver Eagleton

Young playwright Oliver Eagleton

17-year old Oliver Eagleton talks about his political play “According To His Need” being selected for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival (interview includes actors Michael David McKiernan and Hannah Tucker Mamalis)  

Official website: www.facebook.com/redstheatre 

The Old Dance School

The Old Dance School

music and chat with English folk band The Old Dance School

Official website: www.theolddanceschool.com

A love of WB Yeats

A love of WB Yeats

Susan O’Keeffe from the Yeats Day committee talks about why she loves the work of WB Yeats

Official website: http://yeatsday.com/ 

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Faith poetry

Faith poetry

John F Deane talks about his final collection of poetry “Who Do You Say That I Am?”, a collection of faith poetry which was inspired by answers he got to the question “who do you think Jesus Christ is?” (published by Poetry Ireland)

Music Played on the Show

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Title: Uptight Downtown

Composer: Elly Jackson/Ben Langmaid/Ian Sherwin

Performer(s): La Roux

Album: Trouble In Paradise

Duration: 3:36

00:00

Title: Craigie Hill

Composer: trad/arr R Beatty

Performer(s): The Old Dance School

Album: Chasing the Light

Duration: 3:45

00:00

Title: The Entley Light

Composer: Robin Beatty

Performer(s): The Old Dance School

Duration: 4:44

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