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Fri 28

"The Weir"

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August 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 29

"The Weir"

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August 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sat 29

"The Weir"

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August 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Savage F*cks of Dublintown – Kevin Holohan, Honor Molloy, Maeve Price and Michelle Woods read Joyce, Brennan, McCabe and more*

Three contributors to New York Irish Arts read from their work and from the work of famous writers!

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Genocide, Theatre, and the News Media: Talkback after 7/16 Performance of “The International”

John Kearns attends a panel on war and genocide, after the play “The International” by Tim Ruddy, with the director, playwright, and two well-known journalists who’ve reported on genocide.

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Short Story “Tulip Street” by John Kearns

Sailing the sea is perilous, in Ireland or in Philadelphia. John Kearns shares his short story “Tulip Street,” set in Philadelphia.

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First flake of spring: a poem

A poem by Ed Broderick captures the mood of the moment.

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Podcast #32: Ciaran Byrne on ‘Public Morals’

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Gwen Orel talks to Newry actor Ciaran Byrne talks about becoming an actor, and about the new TNT drama “Public Morals.”

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Podcast #29: Chef Kevin Dundon

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Kevin Dundon talks to us about his new television show “Back to Basics.” It’s true: Irish breakfast cures a hangover!

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Concert review: Altan and friends sure-footed on a slippery Sunday night

Tony Horswill saw Altan at City Winery on a snowy night and found it well worth the slip and slide!

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She Lives Life to the Fullest – My InterReview with Jacquie “Tajah” Murdock, The Face of Lanvin

Jacquie “Tajah” Murdock inspires awebin Suze Sylvester– and others!

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Catch Frances Black in the Catskills tonight!

Song bird Frances Black appears in the Catskills tonight, and New York Irish Center tomorrow. This is a big Irish weekend in East Durham, too!

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Andy Lamy wields ‘The New Blackthorn Stick’

Andy Lamy’s ‘The New Blackthorn Stick’ shows that clarinet plays in tune with Irish trad. Why not?

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Jimmy’s Hall from director Ken Loach

Alice Farrell caught “Jimmy’s Hall” during the Tribeca Film Festival and found it a terrific period piece with wonderful performances.

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‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Russell Brand.

Mike Fitzpatrick reviews Russell Brand’s documentary “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” shown at the Tribeca Festival, and finds it outrageous and funny social commentary.

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New Ideas Take Flight at the New York-New Belfast Conference

Darrah Carr reports back on the New York- New Belfast conference held in June, where loads of NYC’s Irish culture movers and shakers turned up to speak.

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Signs You’ve An Irish Partner

You know if you’re Irish. Here’s how to tell if your partner is… hint… you know what “manky” means.

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From the Temple to the Sanctuary

Jenifer Hopkins refuses to use the word “fusion” about an enthralling concert with Zakir Hussain of India and Celtic musicians at Carnegie Hall this past March.

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Her Majesty is majestic in “The Audience”

Someone has to be queen. Helen Mirren shines as Queen Elizabeth II in “The Audience.”

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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 #32: Ciaran Byrne on ‘Public Morals’

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Gwen Orel talks to Newry actor Ciaran Byrne talks about becoming an actor, and about the new TNT drama “Public Morals.”

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Podcast #31: Dan Neely on Irish Week at the Augusta Heritage Center

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Gwen Orel talks to Dan Neely, who coordinats Irish Week at the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis and Elkins College.