Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Tuesday 5 August 2014

coming up on Friday's show....the poetry of Patrick Chapman, suggestions for good reading in the latest paperbacks and reviews of albums from Cronin, Lori McKenna and Tim Burgess Presents..

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - the all-female Top 10 Hollywood earners released and Sandra Bullock confirmed as the highest-paid actress in the world, Ricky Gervais confirms there'll be an upcoming film showing what happened to David Brent after 'The Office', Marianne Faithful says her former lover was behind the accidental death of Jim Morrison  

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Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O’Connor talks about the inspiration for her new album “I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss”

Essay by Sara Baume

Essay by Sara Baume

Sara Baume essay about a mis-shapen snowman, friendship and loneliness

Book review: "Dangerous Rhythm" by Richard Barrios

Book review: "Dangerous Rhythm" by Richard Barrios

John Byrne reviews “Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter” by Richard Barrios (published by Oxford University Press) 

Poetry from Peter Fallon

Poetry from Peter Fallon

Peter Fallon reads his poem “A Far Cry” from his latest collection “Strong, My Love” (published by Gallery Press)

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Jeff Buckley anniversary

Jeff Buckley anniversary

Jim Carroll on the 20th anniversary of the release of “Grace”, the only studio album Jeff Buckley ever completed

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Music Played on the Show

18:47

Title: Hallelujah

Composer: Leonard Cohen

Performer(s): Jeff Buckley

Album: Grace

Duration: 7:02

18:52

Title: Corpus Christi Carol

Composer: trad/arr Benjamin Britten

Performer(s): Jeff Buckley

Album: Grace (Legacy Edition)

Duration: 3:09

00:00

Title: Last Goodbye

Composer: Jeff Buckley

Performer(s): Jeff Buckley

Album: Grace

Duration: 4:46

00:00

Title: Lover You Should've Come Over

Composer: Jeff Buckley

Performer(s): Jeff Buckley

Duration: 1:40

00:00

Title: How About I Be Me

Composer: Sinead O'Connor

Performer(s): Sinead O'Connor

Duration: 2:04

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: Streetcars

Composer: Sinead O'Connor

Performer(s): Sinead O'Connor

Duration: 4:30

00:00

Title: Blue Skies

Composer: Irving Berlin

Performer(s): Al Jolson

Duration: 0:30

00:00

Title: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Composer: Richard Rodgers Oscar Hammerstein

Performer(s): Julie Andrews (Vocal)

Duration: 1:10

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