Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Tuesday 15 July 2014

coming up on Friday's show....today we mark the anniversary of the first day of the one of the most tragic battles of the 20th century, the battle of the Somme, with a special programme on how the battle and the wider fallout from World War I is reflected in Irish literature, art, music and cultural memory

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - a glam rock production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" coming to Dublin Castle, the Dublin International Film Festival invites votes for Dublin's favourite film, Weird Al Yankovic is back with new single "Tacky"

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Theatre review

Theatre review

Sophie Gorman reviews "Ballyturk", the new Enda Walsh play that gets it's world premiere at the Galway International Arts Festival

Official site:  http://ballyturk.com/ 

"The Sun Is God" by Adrian McKinty

"The Sun Is God" by Adrian McKinty

Northern Irish author Adrian McKinty talks about his latest novel “The Sun Is God”, a crime story set in New Guinea during the Boer War (published by Serpents Tail)

Who was Vivian Maier?

Who was Vivian Maier?

Charlie Siskel, co-director talks about the subject of the documentary “Finding Vivian Maier”, the story of a virtually unknown woman who spent decades taking photographs of street life in American cities

Screening details:  www.ifi.ie

Punk and Elvis Presley

Punk and Elvis Presley

John Byrne reviews the book "Elvis Has Left the Building: The Day the King Died: The Amazing Story of Elvis, Punk, and How the Star who Changed Everything Lives On" by Dylan Jones (published by the Duckworth Overlook Press)

Music Played on the Show

18:13

Title: Humanise

Performer(s): Le Galaxie

Album: Humanise - EP

Duration: 4:57

00:00

Title: Brand New Cadillac

Composer: Vince Taylor

Performer(s): The Clash

Album: London Calling

Duration: 4:00

00:00

Title: Hound Dog

Composer: Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller

Performer(s): Elvis Presley

Album: The Essential Elvis Presley (Remastered)

Duration: 2:28

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