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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

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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.

Twitter:

@RTEArena

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 353 (0) 1 208 3111


Episodes

"This Was Our Scene" - photography exhibition by Gregory Nolan

10/18/2017
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Gregory Nolan talks about his photography exhibition, “This Was Our Scene”, which is about London’s 00’s indie scene. It’s at Fumbally Exchange until 22nd October.

Duration: 00:07:26


A profile of Philip Pullman

10/18/2017
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Maura McHugh with a profile of Philip Pullman, ahead of the publication of “La Belle Sauvage” , Volume 1 of "The Book of Dust", his follow-up to the "His Dark Materials" trilogy

Duration: 00:10:31


Joan Sheehy and Colin Dunne on “Whitby”

10/18/2017
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Joan Sheehy and Colin Dunne talk about their show “Whitby”, which explores the chilling voyage of the ship, Demeter, as it brings Dracula from Romania to the port of Whitby. It will be at The Bram Stoker Festival from 27th October.

Duration: 00:10:30


The Clash at Trinity

10/17/2017
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Paul Tipping, the Ents Officer at Trinity College Dublin who booked The Clash to play at the college in 1977, talks about that gig – he’ll be speaking at “Year Zero”, a symposium celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Clash at Trinity College Dublin, on 21 October 2017

Duration: 00:07:31


Eithne Jordan on her new exhibition “Tableau”

10/17/2017
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Eithne Jordan talks about her new exhibition, “Tableau”, at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane – the exhibition features paintings of interior scenes, most of them from civic spaces both in Ireland and abroad

Duration: 00:12:55


Chris McHallem on "Strutting and Fretting: An Actor Despairs"

10/17/2017
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Chris McHallem talks about his one-man show "Strutting and Fretting: An Actor Despairs" which is at Bewley’s Café Theatre from 6th November 2017

Duration: 00:13:00


Review: “Mrs Osmond” by John Banville

10/17/2017
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Daragh Downes reviews “Mrs Osmond” by John Banville, his sequel to the Henry James novel “The Portrait of a Lady”, which looks at Isabel Osmond and what she does after finding out about her husband’s betrayal (published by Penguin/Viking)

Duration: 00:11:13


Loves: U2

10/16/2017
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Author, Trevor White, explains why he loves U2.

Duration: 00:02:05


Review: "The Sparsholt Affair" by Alan Hollinghurst

10/16/2017
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Kay Sheehy reviews "The Sparsholt Affair" by Alan Hollinghurst, which looks at the intimate relationships of a group of friends, starting in 1940s Oxford (published by Picador)

Duration: 00:12:22


"In Case of Emergency" at the Science Gallery

10/16/2017
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Byron Rich, one of the artists involved in the latest Science Gallery exhibition, "In Case of Emergency", speaks about his installation.

Duration: 00:11:24


Album reviews

10/13/2017
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Simon Maher and Jackie Fox review “Masseducation” from St. Vincent; “Colors” from Beck; and “Carry Fire” from Robert Plant

Duration: 00:13:57


“Manderley Forever – The Life of Daphne du Maurier” by Tatiana de Rosnay

10/13/2017
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Author Tatiana de Rosnay talks about her latest book “Manderley Forever – The Life of Daphne du Maurier” which explores the life of the best-selling author of the novels “Rebecca”, “My Cousin Rachel” and the short story, “The Birds” (published by Allen & Unwin)

Duration: 00:12:28


"Breath" by Nigel Rolfe at the Green on Red Gallery

10/13/2017
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Performance artist, Nigel Rolfe talks about his latest exhibition "Breath" at the Green on Red Gallery which is showing a group of paintings created in the open air at places or sites along the East Coast

Duration: 00:10:54


Essay: Arriving Late

10/12/2017
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John Doran with an essay about arriving late

Duration: 00:03:46


Review: “King of the Castle” by Eugene McCabe

10/12/2017
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David Keane reviews “King of the Castle” by Eugene McCabe at the Dublin Theatre Festival

Duration: 00:08:15


“Why Can't Everything Just Stay the Same?" by Stefanie Preissner

10/12/2017
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Stefanie Preissner talks about her book “Why Can't Everything Just Stay the Same? (And Other Things I Shout When I Can't Cope)” in which she looks at the ways in which her life has changed (published by Hachette Ireland)

Duration: 00:12:30


Film Reviews

10/12/2017
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Stephen Boyd and Arlene Hunt review "The Snowman", "The Party" and "It's Not Yet Dark".

Duration: 00:22:05


Review: “The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye” by David Lagercrantz, continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series

10/11/2017
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Arlene Hunt reviews “The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye” by David Lagercrantz, continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series (published by MacLehose)

Duration: 00:08:55


William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape

10/11/2017
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Seán Kissane, curator at IMMA, on the exhibition "William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape"

Duration: 00:12:18


Mary McGill previews “Mindhunter”

10/11/2017
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Mary McGill previews the Netflix series “Mindhunter”, which follows the real-life development of the FBI’s forays into criminal profiling in the late 1970s

Duration: 00:10:26

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