Irish Arts Center announces spring season including Declan O'Rourke and Muhammad Ali
Hell’s Kitchen NYC center presents theatre, performance, film and literature
Celtic Appalachia II
Irish Arts Center’s Annual St. Patrick’s Week Tradition
March 16 At Symphony Space
Celebrating the cultural links between Irish traditional music and American folk, old time, country and bluegrass music.
Masters in Collaboration VII: Karan Casey meets Aoife O’Donovan
The seventh Masters in Collaboration installment, pairing award-winning Irish traditional musician Karan Casey with vocalist and bluegrass musician Aoife O’Donovan. Audiences will be welcomed into the IAC artists-in-residence experience for an exclusive midweek conversation as well as three performances in the intimate Donaghy Theatre.
Declan O’Rourke In Residence with a String Quartet
Irish songwriter Declan O’Rourke returns to the Irish Arts Center with a string quartet for a residency of eight unforgettable performances following his thrilling New York appearance in the first installment of SongLives, curated by Grammy Award-winner Susan McKeown.
Curated by Grammy Award-winner Susan McKeown
After two successful seasons including musicians Mark Geary, Declan O’Rourke, Wallis Bird, and Mundy, Irish Arts Center presents the third installment of SongLives, bringing the richness of the busking tradition of Dublin’s Grafton Street to New York City. Participating artists to be revealed at irishartscenter.org.
Irish Arts Center At La MaMa
The White Piece by John Scott Dance at La MaMa
Part documentary, part poetry, 14 dancers, backgrounds ranging from Merce Cunningham Dance Company to a retired Royal Ballet ballerina to African Torture Survivors, show, with humor and athleticism, the presence of everything: what we do and dream, for today and tomorrow.
La MaMa in association with Irish Arts Center presents
Anybody Waiting? by ponydance
at La MaMa
Comedic dance theatre champions ponydance show a love for good dancing, good looks and a good time.
An Saighdiúr (The Soldier)
2012, 25 minutes
Directed by Sonia Nic Jones
An Saighdiúr follows Sergeant Séamus O Fianghusa, a Brooklyn native of Korean and Irish heritage, as he travels to the frontline in Afghanistan and on a visit to his beloved Donegal Gaeltacht. A panel discussion will follow the film.
Music of Ireland
2010, 90 minutes
Directed by Phillip J. Marshall
Music of Ireland tells the definitive story of Irish music in America, focusing on the Emerald Isle's greatest musical exports, their influence on America and the music's global impact. An artist talk with the filmmakers and a live performance will follow the film.
2007, 88 minutes
Directed by Tom Collins
Kings is a story of a lost generation, rich in humanity and emotion, in search for identity.
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