Arena Wednesday 26 September 2018

on Tuesday's show...."Truth and Dare: Stories About Women Who Shaped Ireland" author Martina Devlin, film-maker Ross Whitaker chats about his documentary "Katie" and "Mary Swanzy, Voyages" opens at IMMA  

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"Rathmines Road", a play by Deirdre Kinahan and Fishamble Theatre

"Rathmines Road", a play by Deirdre Kinahan and Fishamble Theatre

Deirdre Kinahan and Rebecca Root discuss the themes explored in the Fishamble play "Rathmines Road" - gender, violence and rape; it runs as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival

Further details:   www.dublintheatrefestival.com 

"Losing Alaska", a documentary by Tom Burke

"Losing Alaska", a documentary by Tom Burke

Tom Burke, director of the documentary "Losing Alaska", which looks at the threat to the indigenous Yupik community in remote Alaska as a result of climate change; it will be screened at the IFI Documentary Festival

Further details:   www.ifi.ie

"The Mai", a production by Decadent Theatre

"The Mai", a production by Decadent Theatre

Derbhle Crotty and Andrew Flynn discuss the Decadent Theatre production of the Marina Carr play "The Mai", a tale of three generations of a family inspired by love but shattered by reality; it runs as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival

Further details:   www.dublintheatrefestival.com

The Sei in session

The Sei in session

The Sei in session, an electronic music project founded by Stace Gill and Maria Nilsson Waller; their debut single "Metroma" is released this week

Official website:   www.thesei.ie

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Metroma

Metroma

The Sei

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