Ann Kirrane’s lovely new CD ‘Behind Yon Mountain’ fills a room with light.
Archives for September 2016
Mike Fitzpatrick reviews Conal Creedon’s “The Cure,” and finds Mellamphy’s portrayal of John Murphy, a washed-up, broken-down and burnt-out survivor of Cork’s Christian Brothers schools, welcoming natural force, brushing aside any stereotypical ideas we might have of an Irish man who likes a pint.ʼ
Alice Farrell first met Glen Hansard 25 years ago at Sin-é, an East Village café that was once at the epicenter of hot young Irish rock and Trad culture. Here’s her review of his solo show at Carnegie Hall.
L.E. McCullough observes that art can help us remember: and therefore should not always comfort.
L.E. McCullough, who writes for this ‘zine, lets us know about a new book of Interfaith Prayers that he co-edited with the Rev. Elizabeth Bansavage, and a book-signing on Sept. 22.
NYIA contributor Erin Roll – a high school student on Sept. 11 – shares her memories of the attacks and aftermath.
Suze Sylvester recalls where she was on 9/11.
Alice Farrell is excited to see Glen Hansard at Carnegie Hall this week.
Gwen Orel’s 2007 essay on 9/11 and political theatre: “Telling the full truth will always be a political act.”
Suze Sylvester describes exciting tennis from Scotsman Andy Murray at the U.S. Open this past week.
Mike Fitzpatrick recalls 9/111 and where he was, 15 years later.
“Dancing at the Crossroads” by Kevin Ferguson is on PBS tonight, Sept. 4- don’t miss this wonderful glimpse at the Emerald Isle of New York. (and if you do miss it, buy the DVD!)