Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Tuesday 29 July 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....Nava live in session, a band combining the musical cultures of Ireland and Persia, some of the highlights at this year's GAZE International LGBT Festival and film reviews including the return of super-agent "Jason Bourne", aquatic life-lessons in Pixar's "Finding Dory" and idealism v reality in Thomas Vinterberg's "The Commune"

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - all-female punk band Pussy Riot to sue the Russian government for unfair conviction, Donna Tartt novel "The Goldfinch" to be made into a film, filming of Star Wars VII continues on Skellig Michael despite concern over use of a protected world heritage site

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Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival

Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival

Kris Nelson, artistic director and CEO of Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival – the festival programme is launched today

Official website: www.fringefest.com

Best in science-fiction

Best in science-fiction

Rick O’Shea reviews latest science-fiction novels –

“The Quick” by Lauren Owen (published by Jonathan Cape)

“The Girl With All The Gifts” by M R Carey (published by Orbit Books)

“The Martian” by Andy Weir (published by Del Rey Books)

“The Bees” by Laline Paull (published by Harper Collins)

“The Three” by Sarah Lotz (published by Hodder & Stoughton)

“The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August” by Claire North (published by Orbit)

Conflicted Theatre, Cork

Conflicted Theatre, Cork

writer/director Evan Lordan and actress Kate Fitzgerald talk about “We Make Gods”, the latest production from Conflicted Theatre in Cork

Official website:  http://conflictedtheatre.com/ 

In The Willows

In The Willows

chat with alternative folk band In The Willows

Official website: www.inthewillows.com

Tom French, poet

Tom French, poet

poet Tom French talks about his latest collection "Midnightstown”  (published by Gallery Press)

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Music Played on the Show

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Title: Sirens

Composer: In The Willows

Performer(s): In The Willows

Album: Vantage Point EP

Duration: 3:00

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Title: It's Over

Composer: In The Willows

Performer(s): In The Willows

Duration: 3:00

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