Arena Thursday 8 June 2017

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, a special programme celebrating the launch of the Dublin Book Festival,  featuring Roddy Doyle on his novel Love, Christine Dwyer Hickey on her Dublin One City One Book Tatty and Kevin Barry on his collection of short stories That Old Country Music. This event has been pre-recorded at MoLI and will be broadcast online from 7pm on RTÉ Culture or listen on RTÉ Radio 1.

Arena

Arena

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

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Justin MacGregor and Alice Butler review "The Mummy", "My Cousin Rachel" and "Norman"

"The Weight of Him" by Ethel Rohan

"The Weight of Him" by Ethel Rohan

Ethel Rohan talks about her debut novel "The Weight of Him", about a father grieving the death of his son by suicide and also determined to tackle his own obesity (published by Atlantic Books)

Opera Theatre Company and the 24 Hour Opera

Opera Theatre Company and the 24 Hour Opera

Sarah Shine explains the concept behind the 24 Hour Opera, a production from the Opera Theatre Company’s Opera Hub which takes place in the Chocolate Factory in Dublin this Friday

Further details:   www.opera.ie/whats-on/24hr-opera

End-of-year exhibition by NCAD Fashion Design graduates

End-of-year exhibition by NCAD Fashion Design graduates

Sorcha Kenny reports on the end-of-year exhibition by NCAD Fashion Design graduates which focuses heavily on Irish heritage and crafts

Further details:  www.ncad.ie/about/ncad-2017-show

(image used: piece by designer Colin Burke)

Music Played on the Show

Slip Away

Slip Away

Perfume Genius

2:44

Ach Ich Fuhl's

Ach Ich Fuhl's

Sarah Shine

4:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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