Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Monday 31 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"

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

The latest news in the arts world: Abie Philbin Bowman reports on the winners at the Empire Film Awards, the estate of poet Ted Hughes blocks access to his biographer and a new Michael Jackson album slated for May

Book Review

Book Review

Sinead Gleeson reviews "Kinder Than Solitude" by Chinese writer Yiyun Li - moving back and forth in time between America today and China in the 1990s, it is the story of three people whose lives are changed by a murder one of them may have committed

For more information on the author see www.yiyunli.com

Lace Exhibition

Lace Exhibition

Rachel Breslin reports on an interesting artistic interpretation of traditional Irish lace - 'Interlace' at the National Craft Gallery in Kilkenny

For more information see www.nationalcraftgallery.ie

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Classic Movie

Classic Movie

Ruth Barton analyses what it is about the Walt Disney classic "Snow White" from 1937 that makes it a classic of the genre and why it is so loved by children and adults alike    

Band interview

Band interview

The Limerick band Fox Jaw chat about their career which is going from strength to strength and perform 2 tracks live from their forthcoming album "Ghosts Parade"  

Official band website at www.foxjaw.ie

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Music Played on the Show

00:00

Title: Greens And Blues

Composer: Pixies

Performer(s): Pixies

Album: Indie Cindy (Deluxe)

Duration: 3:44

00:00

Title: Kerosene

Composer: Fox Jaw

Performer(s): Fox Jaw

Duration: 3:50

00:00

Title: Sirens Call

Composer: Fox Jaw

Performer(s): Fox Jaw

Duration: 3:06

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