Archives for October 2013

Pumpkin-flavored Guinness, in time for Halloween

Pumpkin-flavored Guinness. It’s not green beer, though.

A darker shore: Byzantium

Saoirse Roman and Gemma Arterton are appealing, sensitive vampires in “Byzantium.”

Clannad’s Nádúr is cause for celebration

Gwen Orel finds the first Clannad studio album since 1998, “Nádur,” a cause for celebration.

Halloween and the Irish

Halloween is part of Irish heritage.

Treat or tempest: waiting for Halloween in New Jersey

Trick or Tempest: NJ hopes for good weather this Halloween

A Keats and Chapman moment

All this and Kafka too: Kevin Holohan riffs on Flann O’Brien’s Keats and Chapman and brings Prague too.

Irish tourism is up!

Tourism has turned a corner.

Pumpkins in space. No really.

Halloween is famous for pumpkins, but one Irish grown pumpkin called ‘Patches’ is destined to become infamous following his amazing journey into space!

Irish Film New York Review: “Made in Belfast.”

Orla O’Sullivan finds “Made in Belfast” an enjoyable portrayal of friendship.

Celebrity Irish chef Kevin Dundon hits NYC big time with PBS

Celebrity Chef Kevin Dundon celebrates modern Irish food on New York’s TV big time, PBS

Theater and stand up in one show – what more could you ask for?

Philomena Connors reviews Sonya Kelly’s “I Can See Clearly Now (The Wheelchair on My Face),” a “poignant coming-of-age tale” about a woman with a sight disability, which is funny, too.

James Edward Kelly’s Etching of Oscar Wilde

John Cooper describes an etching of Oscar Wilde by James Edward Kelly,

New York Trad Fest begins today!

New York Trad Fest begins today, with a panel at Glucksman Ireland House, session at Lillie’s, and then a wealth of bands playing tonight at Connolly’s Klub 45!

Award Winners Olympia Dukakis, Debra Messing, Doug Hughes to Laud John Patrick Shanley at 2013 Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award

John Patrick Shanley will be honored with the Eugene O’Neill Award at the Irish American Writers and Artists on Monday, Oct. 21.