plays the irrepressible Rita, a working-class hairdresser tired of the confines of her workaday existence who enrols in an Open University course in English literature, only to find it taught by a disillusioned and alcoholic North Down lecturer, played by Stephen Kennedy.
Education, of course, is a two-way street, where teacher and student each invigorates the other, ultimately moving both in new directions. The question is whether they like what they find there. Emma Jordan directs a play wryly aware of how education can be the making of us. CLUB Hoolie Huxley heads west for Hoolie and sparks are sure to fly. The DJ and producer Michael Dodman (right) has seen many scenes come and go over his tenure in the game and his deep house grooves have proven to be something with timeless appeal. Between his releases with Ethyl for Cecille and his run of solo tracks for Tsuba, Aus Music, Hypercolour and 20:20 Vision, Huxley has perfected his bass-first house sound. ART Jesse Jones: No More Fun and Games “transform the gallery space into a cinematic experience through sound and architectural interventions”. To which end she has commissioned a piece by film composer Gerald Busby (who scored Robert Altman’s 3 Women). She is addressing feminism in Ireland, with an eye to the gender equality or inequality in historical narratives including the Rising and the arts.