Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Wednesday 14 August 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky" and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"

Arena Wednesday 14th August 2013

Arena Wednesday 14th August 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Theatre - Nirbhaya

Theatre - Nirbhaya

A new play 'Nirbhaya' has opened at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (www.edfringe.com) which explores the real life gang rape and murder of Indian student Jyoti Singh Pandey in Delhi in December, 2012 and explores the issue of sexual violence in India. Writer and Director Yael Farber joins Seán Rocks.

Sonya Kelly

Sonya Kelly

Fringe veteran Sonya Kelly on the 19th Dublin Fringe Festival - www.fringefest.com.

Book Review - Stoner

Book Review - Stoner

Sinead Gleeson reviews 'Stoner' by John Williams which was written almost 50 years ago but is storming up the bestsellers lists. The Publishers are Vintage Press.

Soprano Dawn Upshaw

Soprano Dawn Upshaw

Grammy award-winning Soprano Dawn Upshaw joins Seán Rocks. Dawn Upshaw performs at St. Canice's Cathedral in Kilkenny on Friday August 16th

National Print Museum Dublin

National Print Museum Dublin

Declan Long on 'Shaping Identities Together' which runs until the 13th of October at The National Print Museum in Dublin. The website is www.nationalprintmuseum.ie.

Drum and Bass Classics

Drum and Bass Classics

John McDonagh of the website www.irishdrumnbass.com on Sony's 'Drum and Bass' Classics which is out now.

Music Played on the Show

18:14

Title: Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes

Composer: Anon/johnson/duke Special

Performer(s): Duke Special Feat Neil Hannon

Album: Little Revolutions

Duration: 3:04

18:54

Title: Inner City Life

Composer: Goldie/playford/charlemagne

Performer(s): Goldie

Album: Ibiza Del Mar

Duration: 3:45

18:57

Title: Brown Paper Bag

Composer: Size

Performer(s): Roni Size/Reprazent

Album: Blow The Whole Joint Up Breaks And Beats For Supacharged Freaks

Duration: 4:44

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