Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Thursday 7 August 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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Film reviews

Film reviews

Ruth Barton and Gavin Burke review "Welcome To New York", "God's Pocket" and "The Inbetweeners 2"

Book review: "In The Light Of What We Know" by Zia Haider Rahman

Book review: "In The Light Of What We Know" by Zia Haider Rahman

Eibhear Walshe reviews “In The Light Of What We Know” by Zia Haider Rahman, the story of the friendship between two men - Zafar and the narrator (published by Farrar Straus and Giroux)  

Book review: "Michaelangelo: Complete Works"

Book review: "Michaelangelo: Complete Works"

Brian Fay reviews “Michaelangelo: Complete Works” by Frank Zollner, Christof Thoenes and Thomas Popper (published by Taschen)

Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al Yankovic

Alan Corr looks at the career of parody artist Weird Al Yankovic

Music Played on the Show

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Title: Fire In The City

Composer: Mould, Bob

Performer(s): Bob Mould

Album: Beauty & Ruin

Duration: 3:14

00:00

Title: My Bologna

Composer: The Knack/Weird Al Yankovic

Performer(s): Weird Al Yankovic

Duration: 0:37

00:00

Title: Eat It

Composer: M Jackson/Weird Al Yankovic

Performer(s): Weird Al Yankovic

Album: Single (recordno: A4257)

Duration: 3:16

00:00

Title: Smells Like Nirvana

Composer: K Cobain/Weird Al Yankovic

Performer(s): Weird Al Yankovic

Album: The Essential Weird Al Yankovic

Duration: 3:42

00:00

Title: Word Crimes

Composer: R Thicke/P Williams/C Harris Jr/Weird Al Yankovic

Performer(s): Weird Al Yankovic

Duration: 1:15

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