Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 18 July 2014

coming up on Tuesday's show....Dublin roots band I Draw Slow in session, finding meaning in the male existence in "All That Man Is" by David Szalay, the fantastical and still captivating art of Hieronymous Bosch who died 500 years ago and the surreal comedy of "Buridan's Ass" at Bewleys Café Theatre

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Evelyn O'Rourke

Arts News

with Alan Corr - a copy of the first book ever printed in the English language sells at Sotheby's for over £1m, the Irish single charts will now include streaming figures, American actress Elaine Stritch dies

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"England and Other Stories" by Graham Swift

"England and Other Stories" by Graham Swift

author Graham Swift talks about his novel “England & Other Stories”, his first collection of short stories in 25 years  (published by Simon & Schuster)

Hip Hop & the Táin

Hip Hop & the Táin

Ciarda Tobin, creative director of Hip Hop Theatre talks about their hip-hop version of the Irish legend The Táin, part of Limerick's City of Culture celebrations (extract performed by Shane Davis)

Official website: http://thetain2014.com/  

Molly Keane

Molly Keane

Mary McGill talks about the work of Anglo-Irish novelist Molly Keane ahead of next month’s Molly Keane Writers Week

Full details at: www.mollykeanewritersretreats.com 

Album reviews

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Simon Maher review “World Peace Is None Of Your Business” by Morrissey, “Jungle” by Jungle and “Trouble In Paradise” by La Roux

Music Played on the Show

19:40

Title: Istanbul

Performer(s): Morrissey

Album: World Peace Is None of Your Business (Deluxe)

Duration: 3:34

19:45

Title: Mountjoy

Composer: Morrissey

Performer(s): Morrissey

Album: World Peace Is None of Your Business (Deluxe)

Duration: 5:19

19:49

Title: Busy Earnin'

Composer: LLOYD-WATSON, JOSHUA JAMES/MCFARLAND, THOMAS REVERE OSLER

Performer(s): Jungle

Album: Jungle XL Recordings N/A

Duration: 3:13

01:00

Title: Let Me Down Gently

Composer: Benedict Langmaid, Eleanor Jackson

Performer(s): La Roux

Album: Trouble in Paradise Polydor

Duration: 2:00

01:00

Title: The Ladies Who Lunch

Composer: Stephen Sondheim

Performer(s): Elaine Stritch (Vocals)

Duration: 4:44

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