Los Angeles Times columnist Jack Smith once described Breslin’s writing style as being “like an Irish wind that has blown through Queens and Harlem and Mutchie’s bar. It is a pound of Hemingway and a pound of Joyce and 240 pounds of Breslin.”
Archives for March 2017
“The Emperor Jones” has a genre– and it’s horror. The play is a nightmare, produced like a dream.
Trump read an Irish proverb he’s “heard for years.” Who trolled him into reading a Nigerian poem?
Erin Roll talks with Ruth and Joyce O’Leary, the vocalist and violinist sisters who make up the duo Sephira.
‘The Penitent,’ David Mamet’s latest play, is better than ‘China Doll.’ That’s a low bar.
U2’s “The Joshua Tree” turns 30! Released on March 9, 1987.
On a windy New York Friday night there was nothing better than being enveloped in the fiery tunes pouring forth from Lúnasa on their 20th Anniversary tour at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall. Clearly chuffed to be playing this historic venue, they launched straight into a set of tunes driven by the pied piper Kevin Crawford on whistle.
The perfect Traditional Irish Soda Bread is a quick bread that has 5 ingredients and nothing else
The Chieftains are still going strong after 55 years!