Arena Monday 16 November 2020

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"

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Carlo Gébler

Carlo Gébler

Writer Calo Gébler joins the programme following the release of his new book - 'Tales We Tell Ourselves: A Selection from The Decameron' which is a collection of stories written during The Black Death that draw a number of parallels with life during Covid-19.

Mark Duley of Abendmusik

Mark Duley of Abendmusik

Mark Duley, Curator of the Abendmusik Concert Series, chats about the series of vocal and choral music concerts taking place as part of Galway 2020 that will be streamed live from St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church in Galway City.

Jenny Erpenbeck

Jenny Erpenbeck

Author Jenny Erpenbeck chats to Seán about her new book 'Not a Novel.' She outlines what it was like growing up with the Berlin Wall in sight, her relationship with her mother and the aftermath of her death as well as various other influences upon her writing.

Sarah Browne of Tulca

Sarah Browne of Tulca

Sarah Browne, Curator of the Tulca Festival, discusses the Galway based festival of which aims to make space for the visual arts to intersect with other disciplines. 'The Law is a White Dog' is the title of this year's festival.

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