Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm


Arena Friday 7 March 2014

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", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night 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"



Daily arts and popular culture show.

'Agnes' - Director David Bolger

A show which opens in the Project Arts Centre next week, celebrates the life of cabaret artist Agnes Bernelle. The man behind the show called Agnes is David Bolger of Cois Ceim Dance Company and he spoke to Seán Rocks about her life.

Cois Ceim’s Agnes, directed by David Bolger opens at the Project Arts Centre on 15th March with previews on 13th and 14th. is the website.

Book Review: 'We are all completely beside ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler.

Sinead Gleeson reviews Karen Joy Fowler's latest book 'We are all completely beside ourselves' which is published by Serpent's Tail.

Karen Joy Fowler pictured above.

Sinead Gleeson reviewd 'We are all completely beside ourselves' for Arena.

Album Review with Edel Coffey and John Meagher.

Album Review with Edel Coffey and John Meagher.

Edel Coffey and John Meagher have been listening to The Take Off and Landing of Everything from Elbow, The Classic from Joan as Policewoman, and A Perfect Contradiction from Paloma Faith.

Music Played on the Show


Title: New York Morning

Performer(s): Elbow

Album: The Take Off and Landing of Everything

Duration: 3:32


Title: The Classic

Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman

Album: The Classic

Duration: 3:39



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