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Sean Rocks takes a look at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment - featuring guests and items from the worlds of movies, television, music and literature.

Sean Rocks takes a look at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment - featuring guests and items from the worlds of movies, television, music and literature.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Sean Rocks takes a look at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment - featuring guests and items from the worlds of movies, television, music and literature.

Twitter:

@RTEArena

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 353 (0) 1 208 3111


Episodes

Sounding The Feminists at the National Concert Hall

11/12/2018
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Sounding The Feminists at the National Concert Hall, which aims to encourage more women into the world of composition

Duration:00:15:51

DJ Loki at the Festival of Politics 2018

11/12/2018
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Scottish rapper/writer Darren McGarvey, aka DJ Loki, who will be a guest at the upcoming Festival of Politics

Duration:00:18:18

"Woman Undone", a collaboration between Brokentalkers and Mary Coughlan

11/12/2018
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Mary Coughlan and Gary Keegan of Brokentalkers, who have collaborated on "Woman Undone"

Duration:00:16:23

Album reviews

11/9/2018
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Barbara Nic Dhonnacha and Brian Boyd review "The Capitol Studio Sessions" from Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, "Simulation Theory" from Muse and "My Name Is Safe In Your Mouth" from Liela Moss

Duration:00:15:42

"Rebuilding The Future", an exhibition by Wolfgang Tillmans at IMMA

11/9/2018
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Kay Sheehy met photographer/Turner Award-winning artist Wolfgang Tillmans at his exhibition "Rebuilding The Future"

Duration:00:11:34

"One More Yard", an EP by Evamore

11/9/2018
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Professor Sir Chris Evans, the founder/creator of the musical project Evamore and the EP "One More Yard"

Duration:00:18:35

Film reviews

11/8/2018
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Maia Mathieu and Stephen Boyd review "Widows", "Wildlife" and "Overlord"

Duration:00:15:42

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, RIP

11/8/2018
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A tribute to musician/composer Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, whose death was announced early this morning

Duration:00:35:42

Review: "Oscar: A Life" by Matthew Sturgis

11/7/2018
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Daragh Downes reviews "Oscar: A Life", a biography of Oscar Wilde by Matthew Sturgis (published by Head of Zeus)

Duration:00:12:27

Essay: The Soulful Ditches

11/7/2018
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John Connell with an essay about the ritual of fencing ditches

Duration:00:03:59

"The Cocaine Famine", a film by Sam McMullen

11/7/2018
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Sam McMullen and Brian Martin chat about their short film "The Cocaine Famine"

Duration:00:12:06

Anne Enright appointed UCD Professor of Fiction

11/7/2018
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Anne Enright, who has just been appointed as Ireland's first Professor of Fiction at the UCD School of English, Film & Drama

Duration:00:16:00

Review: "The End" by Karl Ove Knausgaard

11/6/2018
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Siobhán Kane reviews "The End" by Karl Ove Knausgaard (published by Penguin)

Duration:00:12:09

A momentous concert by Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

11/6/2018
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Cormac Larkin marks the 80th anniversary of the 1938 concert at Carnegie Hall by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

Duration:00:12:34

Review: "The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Vol II: 1956-1963"

11/6/2018
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Jessica Traynor reviews "The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Vol II: 1956-1963" (published by Faber)

Duration:00:11:35

"Before", a play by Pat Kinevane and Fishamble Theatre Company

11/6/2018
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Kay Sheehy was at rehearsals with Pat Kinevane and Jim Culleton for their play "Before"

Duration:00:11:02

"The Nutcracker", a production by Cork City Ballet

11/5/2018
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Alan Foley, artistic director of Cork City Ballet chats about their upcoming production of "The Nutcracker"

Duration:00:09:54

"Recovery", a play by Zoe Ní Ríordán at the Project Arts Centre

11/5/2018
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Peter Coonan and Zoe Ní Ríordán explain their play "Recovery"

Duration:00:13:17

Lenny Abrahamson and Stephen Rennicks

11/5/2018
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Lenny Abrahamson and Stephen Rennicks chat about how they choose the music for their film collaborations

Duration:00:25:05

Album reviews

11/2/2018
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Róisín Dwyer and Alan Corr review "Walls" from Barbra Streisand, "No Tourists" from The Prodigy and "Negative Capability" from Marianne Faithfull

Duration:00:16:15