Arena Thursday 25 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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Film reviews

Film reviews

John Maguire and Aingeala Flannery review new films for Arena, Tina, Ammonite, Stray and Memories of My Father.

Dublin Literary Award 2021

Dublin Literary Award 2021

Prof. Chris Morash, Chair of the judging panel discusses the shortlist for this year's Dublin Literary Award which has just been announced.

David Hockney

David Hockney

At 83, David Hockney remains one of the most celebrated artists of our time, famed for his bold use of colour, whether on canvas or the iPad he's also embraced in recent years. Hockney and art critic Martin Gayford have published Spring Cannot be Cancelled, a book of paintings and conversation. Art historian Jessica Fahy has been reading it.

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