54 episodes

Irish podcast exploring what's happening in the world of arts, culture and entertainment. Listen live every weeknight on RTÉ Radio 1 from 7-8pm. Listen to individual clips at rte.ie/arena. Presented by Sean Rocks.

Arena RTÉ

    • Visual Arts
    • 4.4, 17 Ratings

Irish podcast exploring what's happening in the world of arts, culture and entertainment. Listen live every weeknight on RTÉ Radio 1 from 7-8pm. Listen to individual clips at rte.ie/arena. Presented by Sean Rocks.

    Corcadorca, Andrés Neuman's Fracture, The Last Day at Bowen’s Court

    Corcadorca, Andrés Neuman's Fracture, The Last Day at Bowen’s Court

    Corcadorca & live theatre for the Cork Mid Summer Festival. Founder Pat Kiernan & playwright Eadaoin O’Donoghue discuss, Andrés Neuman is an award-winning author. Fracture is the tale of a man who returns to Japan to retire. There’s more to his story than that, not least the fact that he survived both atomic bombs & The Last Day of Bowen's Court.

    • 48 min
    Tiger King Micro Opera, Kurosawa, Foo Fighters

    Tiger King Micro Opera, Kurosawa, Foo Fighters

    Tom Swift on the new Micro Opera, Exotic V Baskin based on Tiger King with Carlow Arts Festival, Foo Fighters debut album at 25, "Where do I begin with?" Rioghnach Ní Ghrioghair introduces us to Akira Kurosawa's movies The Seven Samurai, Rashomon & Ran & Breda Marron's Heart Space in the St Nicholas Quarter of Dundalk town.

    • 49 min
    Lady Gaga, R.S.A.G., Psychic Markers, The Tainted, IMMA

    Lady Gaga, R.S.A.G., Psychic Markers, The Tainted, IMMA

    Nadine O'Regan & Simon Maher review new music from Lady Gaga, R.S.A.G. & Psychic Markers. Cauvery Madhavan chats to Seán about her new novel The Tainted. Also artist Alanna O’Kelly & IMMA’s Director Annie Fletcher discuss IMMA screen which is available online.

    • 45 min
    Lisa O'Neill studio 8 session, film reviews

    Lisa O'Neill studio 8 session, film reviews

    Singer-songwriter Lisa O’Neill took time out from writing her new album to come in to studio 8 ahead of her online concert on 12th June - NCH Live Stream Series & film reviews with Aingeala Flannery & John Maguire, The High Note, The Vast of Night – an ode to 1950s sci-fi & Only the Animals which charts an unhappily married woman’s terrifying fate.

    • 45 min
    Irish National Opera, Dublin Dance Festival, Space Force

    Irish National Opera, Dublin Dance Festival, Space Force

    Chris Wasser previews Space Force on Netflix, Irish National Opera goes live online, Artistic Director Fergus Sheil tells us more, composer Michael Gallen & dancer & choreographer Catherine Young discuss Dublin Dance Festival for this year.

    • 46 min
    Esther Safran Foer memoir, Almost the Same Blue, Joe Chester, Endless

    Esther Safran Foer memoir, Almost the Same Blue, Joe Chester, Endless

    John O’Donnell is an award-winning poet who has just published his debut short story collection 'Almost the Same Blue', Esther Safran Foer's moving memoir 'I want you to know we’re still here', new music with Joe Chester & acclaimed artist Willie Doherty's new film Endless.

    • 47 min

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4.4 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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