Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Tuesday 22 July 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 - Robert Downey Jnr the top-paid Hollywood movie star this year, 23 acts join the line-up for this year's Electric Picnic, George Harrison memorial tree in Los Angeles is killed by beetle infestation

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Film director Marc Silver

Film director Marc Silver

film director Marc Silver explains the background to his latest documentary “Who Is Dayani Cristal?”, in which Gael Garcia Bernal tries to identify the remains of an unknown migrant who died in the Arizona desert while trying to get to America

MAC International artists prize

MAC International artists prize

curator Hugh Mulholland and artist Darek Fortas talk about the shortlist for the MAC International, a new prize for artists from the Metropolitan Arts Centre Belfast

Official website: www.themaclive.com

Book review - "The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes" by Anna McPartlin

Book review - "The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes" by Anna McPartlin

Edel Coffey reviews “The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes” by Anna McPartlin, the story of a woman dying of cancer looking back on her life  (published by Transworld UK)

Book review - "Twee" by Marc Spitz

Book review - "Twee" by Marc Spitz

Jim Carroll reviews “Twee: The Gentle Revolution in Music, Books, Television, Fashion and Film” by Marc Spitz (published by Harper Collins)

Music Played on the Show

00:00

Title: Take Me To Church

Composer: Sinead O'Connor

Performer(s): Sinéad O'Connor

Album: I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss (Deluxe Version)

Duration: 3:12

00:00

Title: Diane Young

Composer: Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmangli

Performer(s): Vampire Weekend

Album: Modern Vampires of the City

Duration: 2:54

00:00

Title: Watching The Detectives

Composer: Elvis Costello

Performer(s): Elvis Costello

Album: The Best of Elvis Costello: The First 10 Years

Duration: 3:57

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