February 15, 2017 0
Gwen Orel: “The Tempest” at St. Ann’s Warehouse illuminates justice and redemption
January 28, 2017 0
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.
January 25, 2017 0
“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.
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.
August 25, 2015
Gwen Orel talks to Newry actor Ciaran Byrne talks about becoming an actor, and about the new TNT drama “Public Morals.”
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!
October 11, 2016
“New York City: a Shining Mosaic” makes Mike Fitzpatrick think about what New York and the Immigrant have offered one another over the years.
January 11, 2017
Gorgeous CDs by Tom Dunne’s friends from competition days – Seamus Walshe, Patsy Moloney and John Regan.
November 18, 2016
Childsplay return to SymphonySpace tonight, Nov. 18, 2016, so we thought we’d republish this piece. Karan Casey sings! How It’s New York: Childsplay are playing Symphony Space tonight, Dec. 1. Symphony Space is one of the great places to hear music or literature in New York (Edna O’Brien read there with Selected Shorts; Mick […]
September 4, 2016
“Dancing at the Crossroads” by Kevin Ferguson is on PBS tonight, Sept. 4- don’t miss this wonderful glimpse at the Emerald Isle of New York. (and if you do miss it, buy the DVD!)
May 7, 2016
Philomena Connors finds the TriBeCa Film Festival a bit short on great movies, but makes up for this with a strong presence of virtual reality storytelling.
January 24, 2017
Burns Night, says Thomas Burt, is “a rallying point for a diaspora hard pressed to find rallying points.” He talks to us about Burns Night Suppers.
October 5, 2016
“The Hunger” is a haunting, unsettling look at the Irish famine, with the powerful vocals of Katherine Manley and Iarla O Lionaird, and the music of Alarm Will Sound.
September 11, 2016
Suze Sylvester describes exciting tennis from Scotsman Andy Murray at the U.S. Open this past week.
July 21, 2016
Tony Horswill and Kevin Crawford dissect some of the “lunacy” of Growing Up Trad
July 14, 2016
Gwen Orel recalls receiving a tune from the Good Folk in the Catksills during the summer of 2015.
December 21, 2013
“An Irish Christmas” still going strong in 2013