Posts Tagged ‘Susan McKeown’

On the centenary of his death, New York Irish musicians, writers, storytellers perform in tribute to James Connolly on the stage where he spoke

Declan O'Rourke played at Irish Arts Center for a week's residency, and made me cry.

Susan McKeown has just released a tantalizing new CD, Belong. It blends folk, acoustic blues, Country kickin’ beats, and slippery jazz to make a perfect...

How It’s New York: Irish songstress Susan McKeown lives on the lower East Side. She curates the SongLives series at Irish Arts Center, too. (Hear her discuss...

How It’s New York: SongLives is a series at the Irish Arts Center that brings the richness of the busking tradition of Dublin’s Grafton Street to New...

Susan McKeown How It’s New York: Many musicians in the city are using crowdfunding to support their projects. How It’s Irish: This is all the more...

How It’s New York: This series was created to showcase Irish singer-songwriters by Irish New Yorker Susan McKeown. Some of them, like Brendan O’Shea and...

Susan McKeown at SongLives  in March How It’s New York: Susan McKeown lives and works in NY, and has become a real force here. She created and curated...

How It’s New York:  Honor Molloy lives and works in New York.  She often appears at the salons of the Irish American Writers & Artists. She reads at Barnes...

How It’s New York: author Honor Molloy is a New York resident and celebrated reader at the Irish American Writers’ and Artists Salon.  She also occasionally...

How It’s New York:  Not only does it take place at our home away from home, Irish Arts Center, which is so New York in its cultural fusions and happenings,...

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Joanie Madden on Cherish the Ladies, and new album Country Crossroads; Jill O’Mahony on The Willow’s Whisper, a...

Klezmatics on Conan tonight!

How It’s New York:  The Klezmatics are a New York based group, and klezmer of course has a long tradition in this city!  In fact I just saw a great klezmer...

  How It’s New York: Impressario (well he is!) Niall McKay lives in Brooklyn now.  And indie films are a long NY tradition.  If the town is full of would-be...