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!
Archives for July 2015
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.
Sailing the sea is perilous, in Ireland or in Philadelphia. John Kearns shares his short story “Tulip Street,” set in Philadelphia.
John Kearns finds Tim Ruddy’s “The International” a searing look at war and how it impacts everyone involved.
Andy Lamy’s ‘The New Blackthorn Stick’ shows that clarinet plays in tune with Irish trad. Why not?
Gwen Orel talks to Dan Neely, who coordinats Irish Week at the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis and Elkins College.
L.E. McCullough interviews Jerry Freeman, the only full-time ‘tin whistle tweaker.’
Alice Farrell caught “Jimmy’s Hall” during the Tribeca Film Festival and found it a terrific period piece with wonderful performances.
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.
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.