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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

"Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Egan

11/17/2017
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Jennifer Egan chats about her latest novel "Manhattan Beach", set in the shipyards and nightclubs of 1940's Brooklyn (published by Corsair)

Duration: 00:11:02


Album reviews

11/17/2017
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Róisín Dwyer and John Meagher review "Low In High School" from Morrissey, "The Architect" from Paloma Faith and "Rest" from Charlotte Gainsbourg

Duration: 00:19:09


Review: "Where The Past Begins", a memoir by Amy Tan

11/17/2017
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Eithne Shortall reviews "Where The Past Begins", a memoir by Amy Tan (published by Fourth Estate)

Duration: 00:09:59


International Guitar Quartet in session

11/16/2017
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Chat and live music with the International Guitar Quartet who will be performing at the National Opera House Wexford as part of the Music Network Residency series

Duration: 00:15:22


"Body Language" by CoisCéim Dance Theatre and the RHA Gallery

11/16/2017
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Kay Sheehy reports on "Body Language", a multi-media exploration of ways of telling your life story non-verbally

Duration: 00:12:31


Film reviews

11/16/2017
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Sarah Taaffe Maguire and Simon Maher review "Justice League", "Ingrid Goes West" and "Good Time"

Duration: 00:19:02


"The Ground Opened Up", a virtual reality installation by Elaine Hoey

11/15/2017
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Elaine Hoey talks about her virtual reality installation "The Ground Opened Up", inspired by events at Ireland's Mother & Baby homes

Duration: 00:08:49


"The State of Us", a trilogy of plays by Peter Duffy

11/15/2017
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Peter Duffy talks about "The State Of Us", his trilogy of one-man plays

Duration: 00:11:47


"A Man Is Only As Good...", selected poems by Pat Boran

11/15/2017
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Pat Boran chats about "A Man Is Only As Good...", a pocket-sized edition of some of his selected poems (published by Dedalus Press)

Duration: 00:11:28


"The Pedcro Almodovar Archives", edited by Paul Duncan and Barbara Peiró

11/15/2017
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Alice Butler reviews "The Pedcro Almodovar Archives", edited by Paul Duncan and Barbara Peiró (published by Taschen)

Duration: 00:14:03


"Winter Papers, Volume 3", the annual arts anthology

11/13/2017
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Marking the publication of the annual arts anthology "Winter Papers, Volume 3", with Kevin Barry, Sarah Baume, Paul Lynch, Jessica Traynor and Mary Morrissy (published by Curlew Editions)

Duration: 00:47:56


Album reviews

11/10/2017
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Rachel Breslin and Alan Corr review "Reputation" from Taylor Swift, "West To The Evening Sun" from Ailie Blunnie and "Synthesis" from Evanescence

Duration: 00:16:41


Review: "The Unforeseen" by Dorothy MacArdle

11/10/2017
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Yvonne Nolan reviews "The Unforeseen" by Dorothy MacArdle, a gothic ghost story set in Wicklow which was originally published in 1945 (published by Tramp Press)

Duration: 00:11:23


Billy Boyle, star of "Follies"

11/10/2017
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Irish actor Billy Boyle who stars in Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" which will be broadcast live into Irish cinemas in the latest National Theatre Live production

Duration: 00:12:32


Martin Figura and Helen Ivory at the Leaves Festival of Writing & Music 2017

11/9/2017
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Poets Martin Figura and Helen Ivory who are both participants at the Leaves Festival of Writing & Music this weekend

Duration: 00:12:32


Review: "Bluebird, Bluebird" by Attica Locke

11/9/2017
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Declan Burke reviews "Bluebird, Bluebird", the latest Attica Locke crime thriller (published by Serpent's Tail)

Duration: 00:10:31


Film reviews

11/9/2017
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Alice Butler and Justin MacGregor review "Professor Marston and The Wonder Women", "Only The Brave" and "The Florida Project"

Duration: 00:23:43


"The Lodgers", a horror film by Brian O'Malley

11/8/2017
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Film-maker Brian O'Malley discusses his latest film, an Irish horror called "The Lodgers"

Duration: 00:06:33


"Female Lines - New Writing by Women from Northern Ireland"

11/8/2017
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Dawn Miranda Sherratt Bado and Celia de Fréine chat about "Female Lines", a new anthology of female writers from Northern Ireland (published by New Island)

Duration: 00:10:00


"Lou Reed – A Life" by Anthony DeCurtis

11/8/2017
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Anthony DeCurtis, author of the biography "Lou Reed – A Life" (published by John Murray)

Duration: 00:18:22

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