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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

"Adventures In Ideas: The Essay Now", a discussion at Cúirt 2018

4/24/2018
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Brian Dillon and Susan Tomaselli, two of the contributors to the discussion "Adventures In Ideas: The Essay Now" at Cúirt

Duration:00:13:57

Music Network Piano Scheme 2018

4/24/2018
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Greg Felton and Sharon Rollston chat about the Music Network/Galway Jazz Festival/Jeffers Pianos scheme to provide pianos for performers

Duration:00:14:03

Review: "Skin Deep" by Liz Nugent

4/24/2018
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Mary McGill reviews "Skin Deep" by Liz Nugent (published by Penguin)

Duration:00:11:05

Catherine Walker, one of the stars of "The Delinquent Season"

4/24/2018
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Catherine Walker chats about her leading role in "The Delinquent Season", the new film written and directed by Mark O'Rowe

Duration:00:11:15

"Sybil", an exhibition at the Hunt Museum Limerick

4/23/2018
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Sorcha Kenny reviews "Sybil", an exhibition of the work of Irish designer Sybil Connolly which has just opened at the Hunt Museum in Limerick

Duration:00:11:36

Review: "Circe" by Madeline Miller

4/23/2018
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Anna Carey reviews "Circe" by Madeline Miller (published by Bloomsbury)

Duration:00:11:11

"The Woman In White" by Wilkie Collins

4/23/2018
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Darryl Jones looks at why the 1859 mystery novel "The Woman In White" by Wilkie Collins makes such a good subject for the latest television adaptation by the BBC

Duration:00:10:55

Arts News - the future of RTÉ performing groups

4/23/2018
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Publication of the independent report into the future of the two RTÉ performing orchestras - the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Duration:00:12:27

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

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