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Sat 24

Des Bishop

June 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 24

Des Bishop

June 24 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sun 25

Des Bishop

June 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Podcast #39: T’he Emperor Jones’ and ‘Rebel in the Soul’

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Gwen Orel talks with Obi Abili and Ciarán O’Reilly of Irish Rep’s “The Emperor Jones,” and Larry Kirwan, author of Irish Rep’s “Rebel in the Soul.”

Enda Walsh’s ‘Arlington’ leaves an aftertaste

Gwen Orel says “Arlington” repeats on her, like acid reflux. That’s probably what Enda Walsh had in mind.

Enter Enda Walsh’s “Rooms” for an interesting hour of introspection

On a dreary New York afternoon this Saturday I took a diversion for an hour into the “Rooms” of playwright Enda Walsh.

The Pictures of Dorian Gray

John Cooper visits a new bar called Dorian Gray, quaffs the namesake brew, and names the literary figures on the walls.

Irish-American writer Jimmy Breslin dead at 88

Los Angeles Times columnist Jack Smith once described Breslin’s writing style as being “like an Irish wind that has blown through Queens and Harlem and Mutchie’s bar. It is a pound of Hemingway and a pound of Joyce and 240 pounds of Breslin.”

Irish Screen America Festival – NY Friday September 30th through Sunday October 2nd. – NYU Cantor Film Center

Alice Farrell had a blast covering the 2016 Irish Screen America Festival in New York at the NYU Cantor Film Center. The Festival is the brainchild of Irish film-maker/producer Niall McKay and his Deputy Director Clodagh Bowyer.

New York Tradfest, for the fourth time!

For the fourth year, Tony Demarco has organized New York Tradfest. It will take place on Saturday, Nov. 19th, at Pier A Harbor House, and should be a grand night!

Donovan at The Cutting Room!

Ray Foley caught a rare performance of Donovan at the Cutting Room last week.

Leaving the Cake in the Rain: A Celebration of the Music of Jimmy Webb

Mark Butler catches the star-studded Jimmy Webb tribute at Carnegie Hall, a benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association and the I’ll Be Me Foundation: “Jimmy Webb’s music transcends genres and has touched millions.”

Tribeca Film Festival: ‘The Public Image is Rotten’

Mike Fitzpatrick finds the dcoumentary ‘The Public Image is Rotten’, is a new departure with regards to the career of John Lydon and his cohorts.

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Tribeca Film Festival: The Lovers is a Screwball Valentine

Suze Sylvester attends the Tribeca Film movie “The Lovers,” and finds it a “screwball comedy of a valentine.”

Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Pilgrimage’

Mike Fitzpatrick finds “Pilgrimage” a rare, box-ticking, dramatic action movie– set in the 13th century.

When Irish eyes are rolling… (Hail the Unnamed Irishman)

Trump read an Irish proverb he’s “heard for years.” Who trolled him into reading a Nigerian poem?

Perfect Irish soda bread

The perfect Traditional Irish Soda Bread is a quick bread that has 5 ingredients and nothing else

Tribeca Film Festival: The strain in Spain stays mainly in the brain in ‘The Trip to Spain’

Suze Sylvester finds “The Trip to Spain” at Tribeca Film Festival fun, but light.

Podcast #38: Wils Wilson on ‘The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart;’ ‘Narcan’

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Gwen Orel talks to Wils Wilson about the brilliant piece by David Grieg, “The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart.” Alice Farrell talks to actor Peter Halpin about the short film “Narcan.”

‘The Penitent’ is not absolved

‘The Penitent,’ David Mamet’s latest play, is better than ‘China Doll.’ That’s a low bar.

‘If I Forget’ asks when does history predict the future?

“If I Forget” presents a family drama with aspirations to questions of identity.

Podcast #39: T’he Emperor Jones’ and ‘Rebel in the Soul’

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Gwen Orel talks with Obi Abili and Ciarán O’Reilly of Irish Rep’s “The Emperor Jones,” and Larry Kirwan, author of Irish Rep’s “Rebel in the Soul.”

Podcast #38: Wils Wilson on ‘The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart;’ ‘Narcan’

Play

Gwen Orel talks to Wils Wilson about the brilliant piece by David Grieg, “The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart.” Alice Farrell talks to actor Peter Halpin about the short film “Narcan.”