Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

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Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Thursday 14 August 2014

coming up on Wednesday's show...."Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick" (art inspired by Kubrick's films), poet Phil Lynch presents his debut collection "In A Changing Light", the Big Bang Festival celebrating cultural diversity and a review of "The Unfortunate Englishman" by John Lawton

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show presented by Sean Rocks.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Post-apocalyptic drama from Australian writer/director David Michod, The Rover; the star-studded third instalment in The Expendables series; and Hector and the Search for Happiness, starring Simon Pegg.

Joe Griffin and Eithne Shorthall have been to see them.

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Little Matadors

Little Matadors

Little Matador's self-titled debut album is an aggressive, sassy, incendiary collection dissecting love, loss, rejection, redemption, death and re-birth.  Fronted by Snow Patrol guitarist Nathan Connolly, the quintet marry melody and muscle with a healthy respect for noise. 

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"Four Weddings and a Funeral" is 20 Years Old

"Four Weddings and a Funeral" is 20 Years Old

Back in 1994, a British film called 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' was released on the big screen. With a budget of just a couple of million pounds sterling, this story of a bumbling bachelor trying to find love went on to break box office records

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Sonya Kelly's Journey on the Luas

Sonya Kelly's Journey on the Luas

Sonya Kelly is an actor and writer who is a regular contributor to Arena. Here she recounts a journey she made on the LUAS

Book Review: Bitter Remedy by Conor Fitzgerald

Book Review: Bitter Remedy by Conor Fitzgerald

Bitter Remedy is the fifth novel from Rome-based crime writer Conor Fitzgerald, and the latest in his series of books featuring Commissioner Alec Blume. Declan Burke has been reading it for us.

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Music Played on the Show

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Title: Shatter

Composer: Connolly, Nathan/Little Matador

Performer(s): Little Matador

Album: Little Matador

Duration: 4:28

00:00

Title: Reasons

Composer: Little Matador

Performer(s): Little Matador

Duration: 2:30

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