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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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Dublin, Ireland

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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

Album reviews

4/20/2018
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Jackie Fox and Simon Maher review "44/876" from Sting and Shaggy; "Treasures from the Temple" from Thievery Corporation; and "Primal Heart" from Kimbra.

Duration:00:17:12

Essay: Record Store Day

4/20/2018
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Alan Corr with an essay on vinyl ahead of Record Store Day.

Duration:00:03:48

"Property: A Collection" by Lionel Shriver

4/20/2018
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Writer and journalist, Lionel Shriver talks about her book "Property: A Collection” (published by Borough Press)

Duration:00:18:37

Declan Long on Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele

4/19/2018
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Declan Long tells us about the celebration taking place in Vienna this year to mark 100 years since the death of Austrian artists Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, both of whom were killed by the 1918 flu pandemic.

Duration:00:10:51

Film Reviews

4/19/2018
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Paul Whitington and Áine O'Connor review "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society", "Let The Sunshine In" and "Never Steady, Never Still".

Duration:00:19:36

Review: "The Long Take" by Robin Robertson

4/18/2018
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Jessica Traynor reviews "The Long Take" by Robin Robertson (published by Picador Poetry).

Duration:00:08:16

Dr Rebecca Barr on "Clarissa" and its relevance in the 21st century

4/18/2018
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Dr Rebecca Barr discusses the 18th century novel "Clarissa" by Samuel Richardson and its relevance in the 21st century.

Duration:00:11:17

Ita O'Brien, Intimacy Director

4/18/2018
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Ita O'Brien, Intimacy Director, talks about her role in overseeing scenes of a sexual nature in film and theatre.

Duration:00:16:08

"Lyrics of our Lives"

4/18/2018
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Paul Linehan, of Irish band The Frank and Walters and Julie Feeney talk about "Lyrics of our Lives: The Art of Songwriting", one of the events to be held during the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

Duration:00:14:03

Mercury Rev's "Deserter's Songs" 20 years on

4/17/2018
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John Meagher discusses "Deserter's Songs" by Mercury Rev 20 years on.

Duration:00:08:53

Beyoncé at Coachella

4/17/2018
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Mary McGill talks about Beyoncé fresh from her success headlining Coachella.

Duration:00:09:11

Kendrick Lamar awarded Pulitzer Prize for his album "Damn"

4/17/2018
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Aoife Barry, Assistant News Editor at TheJournal.ie and Kendrick Lamar fan, joins Seán in studio to talk about the Pulitzer Prize he was awarded last night for his album “Damn”.

Duration:00:06:13

Dublin: One City One Book - "The Long Gaze Back"

4/16/2018
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A special programme on Dublin: One City One Book - this year's book is "The Long Gaze Back - An Anthology of Irish Women Writers" & editor, Sinéad Gleeson joined Seán in studio along with four of the contributors to the anthology, Anne Enright, June Caldwell, Siobhán Mannion & Christine Dwyer Hickey; & Eileen Gogan & Ed McGinely provided the music.

Duration:00:47:19

Album reviews

4/13/2018
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Róisín Dwyer and Brian Boyd review "Resistance Is Futile" from Manic Street Preachers, "Juliana Hatfield sings Olivia Newton John" and "Sweet Decay" from Ciaran Lavery

Duration:00:22:00

"To Throw Away Unopened" by Viv Albertine

4/13/2018
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Viv Albertine chats about "To Throw Away Unopened", her second memoir (published by Faber & Faber)

Duration:00:20:48

EVA International, 2018

4/12/2018
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Inti Guerrero, curator of this year's EVA International, Ireland's biennial exhibition of contemporary art which runs April - July in Limerick

Duration:00:11:44

"Leonard Cohen, Philosopher", a lecture by Philipp W Rosemann

4/12/2018
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Professor Philipp W Rosemann, who will deliver a lecture "Leonard Cohen, Philosopher" next week as part of the Inaugural Professorial Lecture series at NUI Maynooth

Duration:00:12:21

Film reviews

4/12/2018
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Ruth Barton and Justin MacGregor review "Rampage", "Making The Grade" and "Western"

Duration:00:22:41

"Madrid and Other Poems" by John Liddy

4/11/2018
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John LIddy chats about and reads from his latest collection "Madrid and Other Poems" (published by Revival Press)

Duration:00:10:03

8 Strings 2 a Bow in session

4/11/2018
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Chat and live music with "8 Strings 2 a Bow", classical music duo Gerald Peregrine (cello) and Elizabeth Cooney (violin)

Duration:00:12:24

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