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Sat 13

Jamesons Revenge in Concert

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Tue 16

Uptown Showdown: Children vs. Pets

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Husband (Robin Adams) has a dream. © Teddy Wolf.

‘The Last Hotel’: TripAdvisor would hate, but we love

Gwen Orel would give ‘The Last Hotel’ a bomb on TripAdvisor, but a rave as a piece of theater

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From Neuve Chappelle to New York – Songs and Poems of World War I

A rave from Alice Farrell about Declan O’Rourke’s “From Neuve Chappelle to New York” World War I show at Irish Arts Center.

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Review: Bruce Springsteen-inspired children’s book “Born to Run: The Story of Johnny 99”

Matthew Orel finds “Born to Run: The Story of Johnny 99” a colorful story of a runaway car, but wishes it were more.

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Podcast #34: Belinda McKeon and Ronan O Snodaigh

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Gwen Orel talks to Belinda McKeon about the short story collection “A Kind of Compass,” featuring stories from 17 different writers; Alice Farrell talks to Rónán Ó’Snodaigh about his work with Kila. Featured tune from Glen Hansard, from his new CD “Didn’t He Ramble.”

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Podcast #32: Ciaran Byrne on ‘Public Morals’

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Gwen Orel talks to Newry actor Ciaran Byrne talks about becoming an actor, and about the new TNT drama “Public Morals.”

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Podcast #29: Chef Kevin Dundon

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Kevin Dundon talks to us about his new television show “Back to Basics.” It’s true: Irish breakfast cures a hangover!

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Concert review: Altan and friends sure-footed on a slippery Sunday night

Tony Horswill saw Altan at City Winery on a snowy night and found it well worth the slip and slide!

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She Lives Life to the Fullest – My InterReview with Jacquie “Tajah” Murdock, The Face of Lanvin

Jacquie “Tajah” Murdock inspires awebin Suze Sylvester– and others!

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Lúnasa and Karan Casey at the Highline Ballroom

Alice Farrell says Christmas came early at the Lúnasa concert with Karan Casey!

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Paul Brady at City Winery – November 10, 2015

Alice Farrell saw Paul Brady at City Winery: “Closing in on 70 years old, he hasn’t lost any of the vigor and energy”

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Dubliner Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. (Photo courtesy of Disney/Lucasfilm.)

The (Irish) Force Awakens

Connections to Ireland, the new Star Wars film has. Read on, you certainly should.

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From Enniscorthy to Brooklyn, and back

Philomena Connors saw Colm Toíbín’s, “Brooklyn”, at the New York Film Festival and enjoyed the subtly powerful story, beautiful costumes and stunning scenes from 1950’s Brooklyn and Enniscorthy.

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Irish Least Romantic in Europe: Is the Furniture Paid For?

Are the Irish the least romantic in Europe? Boy writes girl, boy loses girl, boy writes song (poem, play) about it…

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You say Sow-een, I say Sah-wen: The Feast of Samhain, and the Gaelic Roots of Halloween

Erin Roll takes us through some of the Celtic traditions of Halloween! Punky Night?

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Podcast #33: Conor Lovett and Mike Farragher

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Gwen Orel talks to Conor Lovett about Gare St. Lazare’s “Waiting for Godot,” and Alice Farrell talks to Mike Farragher about “A Devilish Pint.” Tune from Iona Scottish Session.

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From the Temple to the Sanctuary

Jenifer Hopkins refuses to use the word “fusion” about an enthralling concert with Zakir Hussain of India and Celtic musicians at Carnegie Hall this past March.

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Mick Moloney’s “An Irish Christmas” brings holiday spirit in

“An Irish Christmas” still going strong in 2013

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One-day event dedicated to genealogy in NYC

Learn about how to trace your roots using DNA in NYC on Saturday.

Podcast #34: Belinda McKeon and Ronan O Snodaigh

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Gwen Orel talks to Belinda McKeon about the short story collection “A Kind of Compass,” featuring stories from 17 different writers; Alice Farrell talks to Rónán Ó’Snodaigh about his work with Kila. Featured tune from Glen Hansard, from his new CD “Didn’t He Ramble.”

Podcast #33: Conor Lovett and Mike Farragher

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Gwen Orel talks to Conor Lovett about Gare St. Lazare’s “Waiting for Godot,” and Alice Farrell talks to Mike Farragher about “A Devilish Pint.” Tune from Iona Scottish Session.