Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's show...one of the greatest comic actors of the silent - and any other era - Charlie Chaplin, playwright Emma O'Grady and the latest albums from Django Django, My Morning Jacket and Mumford and Sons

    on Monday's show....chat with actor Danny Huston about his latest film "Pressure", Belfast author Paul McVeigh's debut novel "The Good Son", the 25th anniversary of the Public Enemy album 'Fear Of A Black Planet' and the uplifting sounds of Gospel Rising

    Arena Monday 16 June 2014

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - a call-out to up-and-coming bands to perform at Hard Working Class Heroes festival in October, The Foo Fighters have agreed to play a concert completely organised by crowd-funding fans in Virginia, a photograph of an unknown woman that was taken by London street photographer John Deakin in the 1930's revealed to be Irish painter Francis Bacon in drag  

    Bloomsday, part 2

    Owen Roe reads from ‘The Ondt & The Gracehoper’, James Joyce’s take on the Aesop fable ‘The Ant & The Grasshopper’ and part of Finnegan's Wake, illustrated by the artist Thomas McAnally (published by Lilliput Press)

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    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: As You Make Your Bed
      Composer: Kurt Weill / Bertold Brecht
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 1:00
    • Title: 40 Day Dream
      Composer: Alexander Ebert
      Performer(s): Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
      Performer(s): Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
      Album: Up From Below (Deluxe Edition), Chrysalis Records Ltd
      Duration: 3:00

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