Arena Wednesday 26 September 2018

on Friday's show.....we're live from the Hunt Museum today for the Limerick Literary Festival, in the company of Richard Ford, Lara Marlowe, Bill Whelan, Lyndall Gordon and live music courtesy of Irish National Opera

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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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