Leaving the Cake in the Rain: A Celebration of the Music of Jimmy Webb

Mark Butler catches the star-studded Jimmy Webb tribute at Carnegie Hall, a benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association and the I’ll Be Me Foundation: “Jimmy Webb’s music transcends genres and has touched millions.”

Award Winners Olympia Dukakis, Debra Messing, Doug Hughes to Laud John Patrick Shanley at 2013 Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award

John Patrick Shanley will be honored with the Eugene O’Neill Award at the Irish American Writers and Artists on Monday, Oct. 21.

Judy Collins’s O’Neill Award Celebration Reunites Folk Legends, Inspires Artists

How It’s New York: The 2012 Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award celebration took place at the Manhattan Club above Rosie O’Grady’s, a convivial Times Square fixture for almost 40 years, and a short walk from the birthplace of Eugene O’Neill.  How It’s Irish: The award was bestowed by Irish American Writers and Artists Inc. (IAWA) […]

Judy Collins receives Lifetime Acheivement Award TONIGHT:

How It’s New York: Irish American Writers & Artists, Inc., is a New York-based organization.How It’s Irish: The honorees are all Irish or Irish-American, and the event will take place at the Manhattan Club, upstairs at Rosie O’Grady’s, at 800 Seventh Avenue (corner of 52nd St). Tickets may have already sold out to this, so […]

Music: My Conversation with Judy Collins

How It’s New York: Judy Collins is being honored by the Irish American Writers and Artists on Oct. 15 as their winner of the Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award!How It’s Irish: Apart from the organization honoring her, turns out Judy herself has an Irish background, and talks about how her heritage has affected her art, […]

Judy Collins to Receive 2012 Eugene O’Neill Award

How It’s New York: Judy Collins lives here in NYC on the not so emerald isle of Manhattan.  And the event honoring her will be held in Times Square!How It’s Irish: Irish roots on both sides of the family and her father was quite the Irish tenor. John Lee brings us the good news: Singer, […]

Books: Dynamic IAWA General Membership Meeting

T.J.English gives an address How It’s New York: IrishAmerican Writers and Artists Inc. was founded in and is mostly active in New York City with members regularly traveling in from New Jersey, Connecticut, and Washington, DC. This event was held at the Irish Consulate on Park Avenue.  How It’s Irish:  It was gathering of Irish-American […]