Archives for May 2013

Floods of emotion in ‘The Weir’

Conor McPherson’s “The Weir” at Irish Rep, reveals dark realms of life and death.

Crash Ensemble, Iarla Ó Lionáird and Dawn Upshaw at Carnegie Hall

Guenevere Donohue found Crash Ensemble at Carnegie Hall last week an evening of “sweet-pain.”

Film review: Choosing Signs

Orla O’Sullivan reviews the film “Choosing Signs” and finds it, while a little implausible, sweet and funny.

Meet the Yanks!

Meet The Yanks: four great young trad players from America, stars in their own right, and grand together.

Catch John Munnelly tonight at Maguire’s Bar in Woodside

Catch singer/songwriter John Munnelly at Maguire’s Bar late tonight!

Irish designer’s dress on cover of Women’s Wear Daily

Irish designer Don O’Neill has a dress on the cover of Women’s Wear Daily.

Congressman learned about terror from the IRA

Long Island Congressman Peter King hates terror, except when it’s freedom fighting, and Irish.

Irish Arts Center on WNET THIRTEEN tonight at 8!

Irish Arts Center is profiled on NYC-ARTS tonight, Thursday, May 23

Donie Carroll Makes A Wonderful “Divil Of A Noise”

“Divil of a Noise,” Donie Carroll’s second CD, will make you want to sing.

Finding your roots… or just names

A Newfoundland woman investigates her roots in Ireland, and wonders if someday her Facebook page will be evidence for someone else.

“This Side of Neverland” Is Enchanting

The two one-act plays by J.M. Barrie that make up “This Side of Neverland” at The Pearl Theatre will have you under their spell.

Farewell to Daniel Michael Collins

Shanachie co-founder Daniel Michael Collins died last Wednesday. Wake tomorrow, Tuesday, May 21, at the John Kritil Funeral Home in New York.

It’s a draw for Thatcher and Sands

Paris rejects streets named for either Margaret Thatcher or Bobby Sands.

Love Therapy: A promising premise of theatre therapy

Suze Sylvester reviews Wendy Beckett’s “Love Therapy,” which runs at the DR2 Theatre until Saturday, May 25.