Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Tuesday's show....the album “Dust On The Nettles” is a journey through the sounds of the British underground folk scene, can love overcome all or are there always winners and losers? - the questions posed by Brian Friel in his play “Lovers”, author Michel Faber chats about "The Book Of Strange New Things" and a brutal murder in 1882 is the backdrop for a clash of cultures in the play ‘Maum’ at the Galway International Arts Festival  

    Arena Tuesday 14 May 2013

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    Arena Tuesday 14th May 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Cannes Film Festival 2013

    Charlene Lydon, Programmer at Dublin's Lighthouse Cinema, on this year's Cannes Film Festival. www.irishfilmboard.ie for details of the Irish films at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

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    Live Music - Soak

    SOAK (AKA Bridie Monds-Watson) performs 'Doorstep' and 'Explosion' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. SOAK plays Dublin's Peppercanister Church on June 19th - www.ticketmaster.ie for tickets.

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    Latest Paperbacks

    Sinead Gleeson with a roundup of the latest paperbacks including Mohsin Hamed's 'How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia' (Hamish Hamilton), 'Beautiful Ruins' by Jess Walter (Penguin), 'The Flame Throwers' by Rachel Kushner (Harvill Secker), The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (Penguin) and 'Marry Me' by Dan Rhodes (Canongate).

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:38
      Title: Jambalaya
      Performer(s): Hank Williams
      Performer(s): Hank Williams
      Album: Jambalaya
      Duration: 3:06
    • 19:42
      Title: Blue Moon Of Kentucky
      Performer(s): Patsy Cline
      Performer(s): Patsy Cline
      Duration: 2:21
    • 19:51
      Title: Eurovision Theme - Charpentiers Te Deum
      Composer: Marc Antoine Charpentier
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: The Power And The Glory, Emi Classics, 3873582
      Duration: 1:43

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