April 22, 2017 0
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.”
March 19, 2017
“The Emperor Jones” has a genre– and it’s horror. The play is a nightmare, produced like a dream.
March 12, 2017
‘The Penitent,’ David Mamet’s latest play, is better than ‘China Doll.’ That’s a low bar.
March 20, 2017
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.”
March 16, 2017
Trump read an Irish proverb he’s “heard for years.” Who trolled him into reading a Nigerian poem?
Irish Screen America Festival – NY Friday September 30th through Sunday October 2nd. – NYU Cantor Film Center
October 22, 2016
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.
November 15, 2016
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!
March 16, 2017
Erin Roll talks with Ruth and Joyce O’Leary, the vocalist and violinist sisters who make up the duo Sephira.
March 9, 2017
U2’s “The Joshua Tree” turns 30! Released on March 9, 1987.
March 6, 2017
On a windy New York Friday night there was nothing better than being enveloped in the fiery tunes pouring forth from Lúnasa on their 20th Anniversary tour at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall. Clearly chuffed to be playing this historic venue, they launched straight into a set of tunes driven by the pied piper Kevin Crawford on whistle.
April 3, 2017 0
‘Emerald City’ just might be the independent movie that this generation of moviegoers, emigrants and yes, construction workers, has been waiting for.
March 6, 2017
The perfect Traditional Irish Soda Bread is a quick bread that has 5 ingredients and nothing else
January 25, 2017
“What Whistle Would You Play at Your Mother’s Funeral?” is a far-ranging tour guide of the many unusual places scholar/performer L.E. McCullough has visited in search of the Irish music grail, and the hundreds of other performers, session-attenders and concert-goers met along the way.
February 22, 2017
“The Present” intrigues but is ultimately a let-down: lots of wrapping.
February 15, 2017
Gwen Orel: “The Tempest” at St. Ann’s Warehouse illuminates justice and redemption
February 27, 2017
“If I Forget” presents a family drama with aspirations to questions of identity.
January 28, 2017
A marathon reading of Elie Wiesel’s Holocaust memoir “Night” will take place on Sunday, Jan. 29th, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Readers include Tovah Feldshuh; NYPD Police Commissioner James O’Neill; David Hyde Pierce and many others.