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Sting’s new musical “The Last Ship” sails on a tide of traditional tunes

Alice Farrell talks to fiddler Lisa Gutkin about the trad and gorgeous music in Sting’s “The Last Ship.”

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Suicide is painfully funny: ‘Dying for It’

Moira Buffini’s adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s “The Suicide,” here called “Dying for It,” makes suicide funny, if not painless.

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Maura Mulligan and John Kearns Reading in Westport, Mayo

John Kearns and Maura Mulligan read from their works in Westport last summer.

Peter Quinn reads hilarious speech he claims written by Mario Cuomo

Peter Quinn, and Fintan Dunne – “the suave Irishman who women find irresistible”

Tony Horswill finds Peter Quinn’s “Dry Bones” a “gripping web of historical detail and intrigue.

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“Howie the Rookie” sizzles at BAM

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.”

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InteReview: Joanie Madden and Cherish welcome all to an Irish Homecoming

Joanie Madden describes a gathering of old and new friends in Cherish the Ladies’ live CD and DVD, “An Irish Homecoming.”

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New York Tradfest’s Saturday Night Concert: A Remarkable Showcase of Music and Dance

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.”

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The Stepcrew makes a big splash!

Jayne Pomplas says The Stepcrew “makes you want to dance!”

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Chief O’Neill’s Mixed Flock Is Jersey Trad

Chief O’Neill’s Mixed Flock plays proto-trad-proto-Braoque music.

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More Grist To The Mill – The Trip to Birmingham TradFest

Tony Horswill finds inspiration and enthusiasm at The Trip to Birmingham TradFest!

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Calvary at the Craic Fest

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.

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“Misconception” Falls Short on Focus

John Hackett reviews “Misconception,” a documentary about population growth in the Tribeca Film Festival. His verdict? “Out of focus.”

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Things A NYC Irish Bartender Gets Asked And The Replies He’d Like to Give- And Sometimes Does (Part 1) by Michael Fitzpatrick.

Bartenders get tired of answering the same questions over and over. Michael Fitzpatrick knows that well. Warning: anger/bad language alert.

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The Irish Rep Throws A Party

Mark Butler reports on Irish Rep’s groundbreaking in September– full of hardhats and song!

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Pipes of Christmas returns for a Scottish Christmas

“The Pipes of Christmas,” featuring the bard from “Outlander,” are coming to town!

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My first Irish and Celtic trad

Gwen Orel recalls the first Irish music she ever heard … and how it changed her life.

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Mick Moloney’s “An Irish Christmas” brings holiday spirit in

“An Irish Christmas” still going strong in 2013

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One-day event dedicated to genealogy in NYC

Learn about how to trace your roots using DNA in NYC on Saturday.

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Podcast #26 (fixed): Stephen Rea

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Gwen talks to Stephen Rea, appearing as Oedipus/Otto in Sam Shepard’s new play “A Particle of Dread.” Tune from new CD by James Cleveland and Jim Norman.

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New York Irish Arts Podcast #25: Preview of Catskills Irish Arts Week 2014

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A preview of Catskills Irish Arts Week 2014, with Artistic Director Reidin O’Flynn!