Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    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 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'.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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