Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    Arena Monday 16 June 2014

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    Arts News

    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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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: As You Make Your Bed
      Composer: Kurt Weill / Bertold Brecht
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      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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