Arena Thursday 3 November 2016

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

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Kay Sheehy

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman – the European cultural TV channel ARTE, which screens documentaries, films and cultural programming in France and Germany, has announced a major new content co-production partnership with RTE

Film reviews

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Chris Wasser review “Nocturnal Animals”, “The Light Between Oceans” and “The Accountant”

Swan Hennessy, Terence McSwiney and Quartet Day at Triskel

Swan Hennessy, Terence McSwiney and Quartet Day at Triskel

Dr Axel Klein profiles the American composer Swan Hennessy, whose string quartet based on the life of Irish republican hunger-striker Terence MacSwiney will feature in a concert at the Triskel Arts Centre in Cork next weekend

Full details:   http://triskelartscentre.ie/events/3292/the-bartok-project-no-2-rte-contempo-quartet/

Oh Pep in session

Oh Pep in session

Chat and live music from Olivia Hally and Pepita Emmerichs of Australian folk/pop band Oh Pep ahead of their Irish tour with their debut album “Stadium Cake”

Official website:   www.ohpep.com

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Music Played on the Show

String Quartet No. 2 In C Minor, Dedicated To Terence Mcswiney

String Quartet No. 2 In C Minor, Dedicated To Terence Mcswiney

Rté Contempo Quartet

4:25

Wanting

Wanting

Oh Pep

3:08

Tea, Milk And Honey

Tea, Milk And Honey

Oh Pep

5:15

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