Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    coming up on Monday's show....poet-turned-author Conor O'Callaghan chats about his debut novel "Nothing On Earth" which has been described as 'strange, beautiful and quietly terrifying', Kay Sheehy's run-down of the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award continues with "A Brief History of Seven Killings" by Marlon James and re-visiting the classic Beach Boys album "Pet Sounds" 50 years after release 

    Arena Friday 21 June 2013

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    Arena Friday 21st June 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Clerihews Competition

    Pauline Hall launches Arena's Clerihews competition. A Clerihews is similar to a Limerick with a specific rhyming scheme, beginning with a person's name, and is 4 lines in length. Pauline Hall's Fundit campaign is on www.fundit.ie - search 'Cream of the Milk'.

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    Writer & Director Carmel Winters

    Carmel Winters on her new play 'Best Man'. For performance dates the websites are www.everymancork.com, www.corkmidsummer.com and www.projectsartscentre.ie.

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    Live Music - The Ben Reel Band

    Ben Reel performs 'Could've Been' live in studio. The website for tour dates is www.benreel.com.

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    Clerihews Entries

    Seán Rocks reads samples of Arena listeners' Clerihews competition entries.

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    Cork Midsummer Festival

    Abie Philbin Bowman on the Cork Midsummer Festival. The full programme is available on www.corkmidsummer.com.

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    Clerihews Winner

    Pauline Hall announces the winner of Arena's Clerihews competition - Moírín O'Donovan from Loughrea in County Galway for her entry 'James Gandolfini, deftly played a meanie, murder, cheat and con, he remains the Don'.

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