“What Whistle Would You Play at Your Mother’s Funeral?” is a far-ranging tour guide of the many unusual places scholar/performer L.E. McCullough has visited in search of the Irish music grail, and the hundreds of other performers, session-attenders and concert-goers met along the way.
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.
L.E. McCullough interviews Jerry Freeman, the only full-time ‘tin whistle tweaker.’
The Irish-American trad girl group (“girsa” means young woman) presents an Irish Christmas show in New Jersey.
L.E. McCullough reviews Jon Brielle’s “Himself and Nora”: “a well-structured ensemble piece”
L.E. McCullough talks to Jonathan Brielle, author of “Himself and Nora,” a play about James Joyce appearing in Rahway, N.J>, from April 24 to Mau 12.
L.E. McCullough previews the new play “Himself and Nora,” which appears at Hamilton Stage in the Rahway, New Jersey, produced by the American Theater Group, April 24 – May 12/
How It’s New York: L.E. McCullough is a noted musician and author and a playwright whose work has been staged locally throughout the NY-NJ area.How It’s Irish: Celebrating Irish Yuletide traditions with music and drama is a refreshing new twist to an ancient tradition. ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ * A CELTIC CHRISTMAS featuring The 4 Kings of Kelt 29 Yuletide Favorites […]
How It’s New York: A growing number of New York-born-and-bred Irish musicians have migrated to the Rockland County hamlet of Pearl River, NY. How It’s Irish: L.E McCullough’s latest ArtSmart Nation column for Creativity Post sheds a spotlight on the magical, mysterious Irish Culture Vortex twenty miles northwest of Manhattan containing the most concentrated mass of Irish musicians and […]
How It’s New York: Since the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, more than 2.5 million newly naturalized U.S. citizens have become eligible to vote; approximately 15% live in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut metro area.  How It’s Irish-1: An estimated 4,500 of these new voters were born in Ireland. How It’s Irish-2: Both major party Vice […]
L.E. McCullough plays at the opening of the exhibit How It’s New York: Recognize some of the names in the WaterElemental Crafts & Fine Art exhibit of artists who are musicians in Lansdale, PA? Thought you would: Iris Nevins, of the Irish American Association of Northwest Jersey; New York flute player Linda Hickman, and many […]
Miles Krassen (l) on fiddle, L.E. McCullough (r) on whistle, Bloomington, Indiana, Feb. 1974. How It’s New York: L.E. McCullough is a regular player in tri-state sessions. See his post on the the 2042 fleadh here! How It’s Irish: This is the story of a tune-iversarry– how that first Irish tune worms its way into […]
All ages at the fleadh (@L.E. McCullough) How It’s New York: The Mid-Atlantic Fleadh, which covers all of the east coast, the Maritimes, and Eastern Canada, takes place in Parsippany, NJ, and brings out many players from the Tri-State of all ages. How It’s Irish: The Fleadh, of course, is the regional competition of Comhaltas […]