90 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.

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    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 6 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.

    Kilkenny Arts Festival - 2001 Space Odyssey - Album reviews

    Kilkenny Arts Festival - 2001 Space Odyssey - Album reviews

    Mezzo soprano Anne Sofie von Otter & Nicholas Cords of string quartet Brooklyn Rider bring their Songs of Love and Death to Kilkenny Arts Festival - In the latest of his book-to-screen adaptations, Declan Burke looks at 2001: A Space Odyssey - Brian Boyd & Andrea Cleary on the latest albums from, Calvin Harris - Maggie Rogers - Jamie T

    • 53 min
    Film Review - For the Hungry Ghosts - Malcolm Proud

    Film Review - For the Hungry Ghosts - Malcolm Proud

    Paul Wittington and Ruth Barton review Bullet Train, Thirteen Lives and Maisie. Poet Paula Meehan tells us about For The Hungry Ghosts at the Kilkenny Arts Festival. World-renowned organist and harpsichordist, Malcolm Proud, will perform Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier as part of the Kilkenny Arts Festival

    • 55 min
    Elaine Hsieh Chou - Roxy Music at 50 - Out of the Ordinary at Kilkenny Arts Festival

    Elaine Hsieh Chou - Roxy Music at 50 - Out of the Ordinary at Kilkenny Arts Festival

    Elaine Hsieh Chou - Roxy Music at 50 - Out of the Ordinary at Kilkenny Arts Festival

    • 56 min
    50 years of Deliverance - Kerlin Show - Album Review

    50 years of Deliverance - Kerlin Show - Album Review

    50 years of Deliverance, John Boorman discusses the legacy of the film - Chinese artist Zhou Li is something of a regular on the international circuit. She now has her first solo exhibition in Ireland - John Meagher & Nadine O’Regan review new albums from Beyoncé, Jack White and Nina Nastasia.

    • 37 min
    Film Reviews - Surface - Letters of a Country Postman

    Film Reviews - Surface - Letters of a Country Postman

    John Maguire & Gemma Creagh look at the Joyride, Hit The Road; The Deer King - Chris Wasser reviews Surface, a new eight-part psychological thriller starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, begins on Apple TV+ this Friday - Directed by Sophie Motley, Letters of a Country Postman, has been adapted for the stage & opens at the Everyman in Cork in August

    • 50 min
    Horse of Selene - The Art Of Film Production - John O’Conor Celebrates 75th Birthday

    Horse of Selene - The Art Of Film Production - John O’Conor Celebrates 75th Birthday

    Dr. Mary Burke - The Horse of Selene was the acclaimed debut novel from Juanita Casey - Steven Benedict - Eleven years ago today saw the passing of one of Hollywood’s most revered, yet paradoxically unrewarded figures, Polly Platt - As a 75th birthday gift, the RTE Concert Orchestra will accompany John O’Conor on August 19th in the NCH

    • 49 min

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