Arena Monday 15 March 2021

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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Vivian Gornick

Vivian Gornick

For nearly fifty years, Vivian Gornick has been writing incisive essays on culture, feminism and literature. Her new book, Taking a Long Look, is a collection of the best of these.

Abbey Theatre: Home

Home is a series of extracts from the testimonies of survivors of Mother and Baby Homes, that will be read by 46 women, survivors, artists and public figures. Part One streams at 7pm on 17th March on the Abbey Theatre's YouTube channel.

Derek Mahon Tribute

Derek Mahon Tribute

TradFest and St Patrick's Festival will have a special show this Thursday on TradFest.ie honouring the late poet, Derek Mahon. Stephen Rea will be joined by Felispeaks, Matt Molloy and harpist Bridin to name but a few.

Wolfwalkers: Oscar nomination

Wolfwalkers: Oscar nomination

Directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart from Kilkenny's Cartoon Saloon talk to Seán Rocks about their Oscar nomination for Wolfwalkers in the Animated Feature Film category.

Music Played on the Show

 Scrathcard Lanyard

Scrathcard Lanyard

Dry Cleaning

3:00

The Dawn Chorus

The Dawn Chorus

Brídín Harp

1:32

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