Archives for 2017

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.

Last chance to see ‘Indecent’

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

Canada’s Genie Bouchard Comes To New York To Make Her World Team Tennis Debut

Shani R. Friedman saw Genie Bouchard play World Team Tennis and reports back.

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.

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.”

Enda Walsh’s ‘Rooms’ need space to grow

Playwright T. Cat Ford visited Enda Walsh’s “Rooms” at Irish Arts Center, and found the concept captivating, the execution less so.

This year’s tune: Catskills Irish Arts Week 2017

Gwen Orel decides on the Catskills 2017 tune of the summer. Or three.

Canada’s 150th Birthday: NYC Rocks The Great Canadian Songbook At Joe’s Pub

Shani R. Friedman attends a star-studded Canada Day at Joe’s Pub, apologizes to a stranger, and enjoys music from BETTY, Greg Naughton and others.

Podcast #40: Catskills Irish Arts Week

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

Rocker May at Webster Hall

Philomena Connors saw Imelda May at Webster Hall and was converted into a rock ‘n roll fan.

Mundy at the Irish Arts Center

It’s always a treat when Edmund Enright (aka Mundy) comes to town, and his kickoff to his current American tour at the Irish Arts Center on June 7th was no exception!

Caroline’s On Broadway Presents Des Bishop

New writer Shani Friedman sees Des Bishop at Caroline’s on Broadway, and found it a ‘fantastically funny time.’

Review: Sinking Ship’s ‘A Hunger Artist’ feeds the soul

Jonathan Levin in ‘A Hunger Artist’ may be the best solo performance of the year.

Donovan at The Cutting Room!

Ray Foley caught a rare performance of Donovan at the Cutting Room last week.