Mick Moloney talks about “going out on the wren” and his new album “An Irish Christmas:  A Musical Solstice Celebration,” (Concerts at Irish Arts Center (thru 12/18); Gerard Mannix Flynn talks about his show James X, running at the Culture Project (thru 12/18); Chris Layer talks about his work with The Pipes of Christmas, a Scottish (and Irish) Celebration via Clan Currie, at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church (12/17/18), and Ciarán O’Reilly talks about being a 7 year old in  Dancing at Lughnasa, extended at Irish Repertory Theatre through Jan. 15.  A holiday extravaganza!   Tune of the week is “An Irish Christmas:  A Musical Solstice Celebration.”

Gwen Orel
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