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Sun 18

Party Face

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - April 18 @ 9:30 pm
Sun 18

Wolfhound Trad Week 2018

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - February 18 @ 11:30 pm
Wed 21

Disco Pigs Matinee

February 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Ballyturk

Ballyturk is darkly funny

Philomena Connors finds Enda Walsh’s “Ballyturk” to be mysterious, dark, and funny.

“The Dead, 1904” is agonizingly beautiful

Ray Foley attended Irish Rep/American Irish Historical Society’s “The Dead, 1904:” beautiful and agonizing.

Home is where the soul is: Brian Friel’s ‘The Home Place’

“The Home Place,” Brian Friel’s last play, is full of Chekhovian atmosphere, and it packs a punch too.

Karl Geary – Montpelier Parade Launch at the Irish Arts Center

Alice Farrell says It was yet another wonderful evening of collaboration put together by the innovative folks at the IAC, with  musicians Jenna Nicholls and Gerry Leonard and Karl Geary in conversation with Poet, Playwright and Actor Dael Orlandersmith.

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.

Podcast #40: Catskills Irish Arts Week

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Gwen Orel talks to Catskills Irish Arts Week musicians, director, founder and student.

Remembering The Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan: Portrait of a Lady

Michael Fitzpatrick remembers Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries, who “assisted a generation to tackle its demons.”

Last chance to see ‘Indecent’

The brilliant, haunting, captivating “Indecent” closes on Sunday, Aug. 6 on Broadway. Hurry down.

Rhiannon Giddens and Dirk Powell – Masters in Collaboration at Irish Arts Center

How it’s New York: At the Irish Arts Center in New York How it’s Irish:  Presented by the Irish Arts Center and featuring Rhiannon Giddens who now lives in Ireland Now in its 12th season at the Irish Arts Center, Saturday night brought a magical presentation from singer, historical banjo and fiddle master Rhiannon Giddens […]

Glen Hansard Launches Between Two Shores in NYC

Last week Glen Hansard arrived on our shores to launch his new CD and gave two wonderfully different gigs at Town Hall and Brooklyn Steel.

Mesmerizing Camille O’Sullivan performance

Shani R. Friedman says Camille O’Sullivan is “touched by greatness.”

Film...

‘Lady Bird’ Marks The Return Of Luminous Talent Saoirse Ronan To The Big Screen

Shani Friedman saw the new film “Lady Bird” a crackling debut, she writes.

Float

War Movies and Film Festivals

Philomena Connors reviews the great offerings from Irish cinema at NYC’s simultaneously running film festivals, Irish Film America’s and Lincoln Center’s annual fests.

Billy Bragg at City Winery

Ray Foley reports on British rocker Billy Bragg at City Winery: he brought the audience together.

Dylan Moran

Dylan Moran’s Wit and Wisdom at Theater 80

Philomena Connors heaved with laughter at the final New York City performance of Dylan Moran’s Grumbling Mustard Tour at Theater 80 on Saturday night.

‘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 #42: Gavinstock and Woody Sez

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“‘Woody Sez’ extended through Sept. 10!Gwen Orel talks to Bernadette Gavin, of Gavin’s Irish Country Inn, to Kevin McCarthy of Shilelagh Law, and to David Lutken, who plays Woody Guthrie and is one of the devisers of ‘Woody Sez’ at Irish Repertory Theatre.

Podcast #41: ‘Find Your Way Home’ and ‘The Journey’

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Gwen Orel talks to Jimmy Kelly, co-author of “Find Your Way Home,” and to Nick Hamm, director of “The Journey.”