Billy Bragg at City Winery

Ray Foley reports on British rocker Billy Bragg at City Winery: he brought the audience together.

Donovan at The Cutting Room!

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

Tribeca Film Festival: The strain in Spain stays mainly in the brain in ‘The Trip to Spain’

Suze Sylvester finds “The Trip to Spain” at Tribeca Film Festival fun, but light.

Michael Fassbender in “Steve Jobs”

Ray Foley finds Michael Fassbender in “Steve Jobs” to “completely inhabit the role.”

The Irish Rep Throws A Party

Mark Butler reports on Irish Rep’s groundbreaking in September– full of hardhats and song!

Tift Merrit debut’s new album “Traveling Alone” at City Winery- photographic portrait

How  it’s New York:  Tift Merritt is originally from North Carolina but recently moved to New York. How It’s Irish: Tift Merritt is a poet songwriter in the tradition of Damien Rice, Lisa Hannigan, Mark Olson, Nick Drake, Sandy Denny, etc, etc… Photographer Ray Foley was on hand to catch Tift Merritt at City Winery a […]

Bloomsday: a gorgeous day for and at Ulysses

Colum McCann and Aedin Moloney (@Ray Foley How It’s New York: It all has the feeling of a street-fair– if you get lost when you get off at Wall Street, you can just follow the sound of happy laughter. Many, many tables outside, and at them, it seemed, was everyone you knew! How It’s Irish: […]