February 12, 2015 0
Though not a fan of the vampire genre, after seeing Let The Right One In, Philomena Connors thinks the underlying story is so strong that when the occasionally brutal acts occur, they are almost like a side dish to the main event.
January 16, 2015 0
Alice Farrell talks to fiddler Lisa Gutkin about the trad and gorgeous music in Sting’s “The Last Ship.”
January 16, 2015 0
John Kearns and Maura Mulligan read from their works in Westport last summer.
November 22, 2014 0
Tony Horswill finds Peter Quinn’s “Dry Bones” a “gripping web of historical detail and intrigue.
December 13, 2014 0
Tpm Vaughan-Lawlor sizzles as he paints the pictures of the joy riding, violent and even sexy exploits of Howie and his cohorts in Mark O’Rowe’s “Howie the Rookie.”
December 4, 2013 0
Joanie Madden describes a gathering of old and new friends in Cherish the Ladies’ live CD and DVD, “An Irish Homecoming.”
November 27, 2014 1
John Kearns attended the second New York Trad Fest, and found it ” a remarkable showcase for the traditional musicians of New York and their visiting friends.”
February 28, 2015 0
Members of Altan talk about their new CD, “The Widening Gyre.”
August 6, 2014 0
Philomena Connors finds Calvary to be a fun, thought provoking and aesthetically beautiful film for all it’s carelessly strewn idiosyncrasies, and looks forward to more Craic Fest films of its caliber.
Things A NYC Irish Bartender Gets Asked And The Replies He’d Like to Give- And Sometimes Does (Part 1) by Michael Fitzpatrick.
January 6, 2015 0
Bartenders get tired of answering the same questions over and over. Michael Fitzpatrick knows that well. Warning: anger/bad language alert.
January 10, 2015 0
Moira Buffini’s adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s “The Suicide,” here called “Dying for It,” makes suicide funny, if not painless.
January 9, 2015 0
Tony Horswill finds inspiration and enthusiasm at The Trip to Birmingham TradFest!
December 21, 2013 1
“An Irish Christmas” still going strong in 2013