Arena Thursday 8 August 2013

On Friday's Arena with Sean Rocks: Local Boy aka Jake Hurley is live in studio to talk to Sean about the release of his second EP, "Local Boy Helps Himself". Lauren Murphy and Brian Boyd are in for this week's album reviews which include Dani Larkin "Notes for A Maiden Warrior", Mykki Blanco "Broken Hearts & Beauty Sleep" and Kings Of Convenience "Peace Or Love". Author, visual artist and illustrator Joanna Walsh talks to Sean about her Her latest book "Seed"

Arena Thursday 8th August 2013

Arena Thursday 8th August 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Chris Wasser review this week's new film releases 'The Lone Ranger', 'Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa' and 'Foxfire' with Seán Rocks.

Author Anakana Schofield

Author Anakana Schofield

Irish-Canadian Author Anakana (AK) Schofield on her book 'Malarky'. The book is about an Irish Mother and wife forced to deal with grief. The Publishers are One World Publications.

Theatre Review - Major Barbara

Theatre Review - Major Barbara

Sophie Gorman reviews George Bernard Shaw's 'Major Barbara' which is currently running at Dublin's Abbey Theatre - www.abbeytheatre.ie.

Sargent House Record Label

Sargent House Record Label

Last Friday, the Sargent House Record Label (www.sargenthouse.com) curated a stage at the Indiependence music festival in Cork - Ray Wingnut reports.

Music Played on the Show

F For You

F For You

Disclosure

4:29

Black Belt

Black Belt

John Grant

4:33

Youth

Youth

Daughter

3:59

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