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Fri 19

Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble at the Minstrel

January 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu 25

Fallen Angel Theatre WINTER GALA!

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 17

“The Dead, 1904” at The American Irish Historical Society.

How it’s New York: This immersive theater adaptation of James Joyce’s novella, “The Dead” takes place at The American Irish Historical Society at 991 5th Ave, New York, New York. How it’s Irish: Another stunning production from The Irish Repertory Theater. The Dead, 1904, based on James Joyce’s novella, portrays an Ireland haunted and paralyzed by […]

Home is where the soul is: Brian Friel’s ‘The Home Place’

“The Home Place,” Brian Friel’s last play, is full of Chekhovian atmosphere, and it packs a punch too.

There’s a RIOT on the way!

Alice Farrell reports on Irish Arts Center’s talk with the creators and star of the upcoming show RIOT from the Dublin Theatre company THISPOPBABY. 

Karl Geary – Montpelier Parade Launch at the Irish Arts Center

Alice Farrell says It was yet another wonderful evening of collaboration put together by the innovative folks at the IAC, with  musicians Jenna Nicholls and Gerry Leonard and Karl Geary in conversation with Poet, Playwright and Actor Dael Orlandersmith.

The Pictures of Dorian Gray

John Cooper visits a new bar called Dorian Gray, quaffs the namesake brew, and names the literary figures on the walls.

Podcast #40: Catskills Irish Arts Week

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Gwen Orel talks to Catskills Irish Arts Week musicians, director, founder and student.

Last chance to see ‘Indecent’

The brilliant, haunting, captivating “Indecent” closes on Sunday, Aug. 6 on Broadway. Hurry down.

Reporting on ‘Immigrant Arts in America’

Shani R. Friedman reports on “Immigrant Arts in America,” a day-long panel presented at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Mesmerizing Camille O’Sullivan performance

Shani R. Friedman says Camille O’Sullivan is “touched by greatness.”

Mercy Centre Benefit Concert with Donie Carroll and Friends

Last week at the New York Irish Center local Cork transplant Donie Carroll brought together  a host of Irish and area talent to raise money in his annual concert for the Mercy Centre Orphanage in Bangkok Thailand.  Always a treat!

New York Tradfest going on now!

New York Tradfest this weekend!

Film...

‘Lady Bird’ Marks The Return Of Luminous Talent Saoirse Ronan To The Big Screen

Shani Friedman saw the new film “Lady Bird” a crackling debut, she writes.

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War Movies and Film Festivals

Philomena Connors reviews the great offerings from Irish cinema at NYC’s simultaneously running film festivals, Irish Film America’s and Lincoln Center’s annual fests.

Billy Bragg at City Winery

Ray Foley reports on British rocker Billy Bragg at City Winery: he brought the audience together.

Dylan Moran

Dylan Moran’s Wit and Wisdom at Theater 80

Philomena Connors heaved with laughter at the final New York City performance of Dylan Moran’s Grumbling Mustard Tour at Theater 80 on Saturday night.

‘The Penitent’ is not absolved

‘The Penitent,’ David Mamet’s latest play, is better than ‘China Doll.’ That’s a low bar.

‘If I Forget’ asks when does history predict the future?

“If I Forget” presents a family drama with aspirations to questions of identity.

Podcast #42: Gavinstock and Woody Sez

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“‘Woody Sez’ extended through Sept. 10!Gwen Orel talks to Bernadette Gavin, of Gavin’s Irish Country Inn, to Kevin McCarthy of Shilelagh Law, and to David Lutken, who plays Woody Guthrie and is one of the devisers of ‘Woody Sez’ at Irish Repertory Theatre.

Podcast #41: ‘Find Your Way Home’ and ‘The Journey’

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Gwen Orel talks to Jimmy Kelly, co-author of “Find Your Way Home,” and to Nick Hamm, director of “The Journey.”