Arena Thursday 14 December 2017

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

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Alice Butler and Gavin Burke review "Star Wars, Episode VIII - The Last Jedi", "The Prince of Nothingwood" and "Mountain"

"Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon"

"Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon"

Kathy D'Arcy explains "Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon", a new movement to remember the forgotten women of Irish literature

Official website:   https://awomanpoetspledge.com/

Dispute over Stormzy mural in Smithfield

Dispute over Stormzy mural in Smithfield

Subset Mark, a member of the graffiti art collective Subset who created the large Stormzy mural on a wall in Smithfield, Dublin 7; Dublin City Council have now ordered it to be painted-over

Homelessness and "The Stinging Fly"

Homelessness and "The Stinging Fly"

Méabh De Brún reads her story "Liminal Bus Café", as featured in the Winter edition of The Stinging Fly in which writers respond to the issue of homelessness

Music Played on the Show

Bodies

Bodies

Ham Sandwich

3:28

Shut Up

Shut Up

Stormzy

2:58

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