Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....the new festival "Deep Focus" celebrating the work of female film directors from around the world, Lisa Owens whose debut novel "Not Working" represents the generation not trying to have it all, they just want to make sense of it all and the latest albums from Drake, Cyndi Lauper and Gregory Porter

    coming up on Monday's programme....John P Kelly directs "Driving Miss Daisy" at the Gaiety Theatre, visual artist Deirdre O'Mahony collaborates with north Clare senior citizens for Bealtaine 2016, music from poet Karl Parkinson and Mark Haddon chats about his latest book, a collection of short stories "The Pier Falls"

    Arena Monday 7 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr reports on tragic death of Peaches Geldof, highlights of 2014 Kilkenny Arts Festival announced, Mickey Rooney dies aged 93        

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    Book awards

    Irish author Audrey Magee, shortlisted for Bailey’s Prize for Womens Fiction for her debut novel “The Undertaking”

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    Book review

    Eibhear Walshe reviews "From Out Of The City" by John Kelly, published by Dalkey Archive Press

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    Television auditions

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the open auditions being held next week for Ros na Rún, the TG4 Irish language soap

     

    If you are interested in taking part in the open auditions taking place next Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th April in Galway, send an email to dara@rosnarun.com or log on to their website rosnarun.com for more

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:35
      Title: Disco//Very
      Performer(s): Warpaint
      Performer(s): Warpaint
      Album: Warpaint
      Duration: 4:17
    • Title: Allemande
      Composer: Js Bach
      Performer(s): Richard Hardwood (Cello)
      Performer(s): Richard Hardwood (Cello)
      Duration: 4:26

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