Arena Monday 10 May 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"

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Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

RTE's Arts and Media Correspondent, Sinéad Crowley on museums, galleries and libraries opening their doors to the public as further easing of Covid-19 restrictions take place.

The Underground Railroad

Jess Kavanagh previews the drama series adaptation of Colson Whitehead's novel about slavery in America which re-imagined The Underground Railroad as a literal network of tunnels. Directed by Oscar winner Barry Jenkins. Available on Amazon Prime Video on May 14.

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE series of concerts continues this Friday when conductor Peter Whelan takes over the baton to conduct a series of Mozart Arias with soprano Aoife Miskelly.

Na Cailleacha

Na Cailleacha: The Age of Reason/Unreason is an exhibition by a collective of eight older women, all based in Ireland but coming from Holland, England, Switzerland and Ireland. It is curated by artist, Catherine Marshall, who is also a contributor. Further information from southtippartscentre.ie

Poems and Moving image IMMA

A new exhibition of films of spoken poetry has been launched today at IMMA. It is the largest exhibition ever held by The Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation with Poetry Ireland. Poet Sean Hewitt, reads the poem, Queens, by JM Synge. imma.ie

Music Played on the Show

Symphony No. 39 In E-Flat Major, K.543:Iii. Menuetto Allegretto

Symphony No. 39 In E-Flat Major, K.543:Iii. Menuetto Allegretto

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra; René Jacobs (Cond)

0:54

Minuet Symphony 39 E Flat Major

Minuet Symphony 39 E Flat Major

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra; René Jacobs (Cond)

0:54

Le Nozze Di Figaro - K. 492, Act 4 - Deh Vieni, Non Tardar_

Le Nozze Di Figaro - K. 492, Act 4 - Deh Vieni, Non Tardar_

Alison Hagley (Soprano)

1:34

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