Arena Tuesday 17 November 2020

On Thursday's Arena with Seán Rocks, film reviews, Possession and Patrick, new albums from Smashing Pumpkins and Ane Brun.

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

New Funding for the Arts

New Funding for the Arts

RTÉ's Arts and Media Correspondent Sinéad Crowley joins the programme to discuss a new report from the Arts and Culture Recovery Taskforce, which outlines proposals for universal basic income for artists.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Disco queen Sophie Ellis-Bextor chats to Seán about the release of her new album 'Songs from the Kitchen Disco', how the pandemic treated her and how she feels artists should be treated in the time of Covid-19.

Where do I begin with Richard Strauss?

Where do I begin with Richard Strauss?

Artistic Director of the Irish National Opera, Fergus Sheil outlines the work of Richard Strauss. Born in Munich in 1864, he, along with fellow composer Gustav Mahler, is considered to represent the late flowering of German Romanticism.

Dublin Book Festival - Queer Body

Dublin Book Festival - Queer Body

Mark Ward, Curator of 'The Queer Body', a Poetry reading and discussion that is taking place in December as part of the Dublin Book Festival, discusses what people can expect from the event.

Music Played on the Show

Murder On The Dancefloor

Murder On The Dancefloor

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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