Arena Thursday 19 January 2017

On Tuesdays Arena with Seán Rocks, Actress Denise Gough discusses playing her character Connie in the new UK tv drama and thriller Too Close. This week on our Where Do I begin slot, Séan will be chatting to Director and Writer Conall Morrison, about Art Critic, Screen Writer, Novelist, Documentary Maker, Playwright and Political Activist, John Berger, Séan chats with Spoken Word Artist Natalya O'Flaherty, who will performing at this years MusicTown. Gavin Maloney, RTE National Symphony Orchestra, chats about the groups all American night with work by Copeland, Barber and Adams.

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Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - acts confirmed to play Donald Trump inauguration tomorrow, unusual emoji role for Patrick Stewart in a new animated film

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Brogen Hayes and Stephen Boyd review "Jackie", "Split" and "xXx: Return Of Xander Cage" 

 

"Moonglow" by Michael Chabon

"Moonglow" by Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon chats about his latest novel "Moonglow", a faux memoir about the fallout from a deathbed confession told to the narrator by his grandfather (published by Fourth Estate)

 

 

"Moments Of Snow" by David Keane

"Moments Of Snow" by David Keane

Poet David Keane reads "Moments Of Snow", his winning entry in last year's Poetry Ireland/Trocaire competition where the theme was migrants who are 'Forced To Flee'

This year's competition details:  www.poetryireland.ie

 

Celebrity and American politics

Celebrity and American politics

Daniel Geary looks ahead to the inauguration tomorrow of Donald Trump and examines whether being a celebrity helps you succeed in politics

Music Played on the Show

Tiny Hands - Protest Song

Tiny Hands - Protest Song

Fiona Apple

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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