Nearly 100 years after the six days of battle in the streets of Dublin, the bloody first act of a rebellion that would lead to independence from Britain, you can gain a fresh new perspective on the 1916 Rising in a new film, “A Terrible Beauty/ÁIille An Ufais.” It has its world premiere in Philly September 6.
The popular New York comic–originally from Wexford–is bringing his act to the Irish Center on September 5. This interview is just a taste of what’s to come.
Most people are content with writing their family history. Alan Brown put his on the screen. He showed his film. “The Minnits of Anabeg,” at The Irish Center this week–and connected with some close cousins and people from his ancestors’ hometown who live here.
Usiloquoy Dance Creations will perform a classical form of Indian dance to Irish and Indo-Irish music on Saturday at the Irish Memorial. The two cultures are more alike than you think.
At the Galway Sessions parade Saturday morning, Irish Thunder Pipes and Drums, from Swedesburg, Montgomery County, will be out in front.
This gender-bending true story about Whistling Jack McConnell is ultimate about women’s rights, love, acceptance, and compassion. It plays now through June 29 at Philadelphia’s Luna Theater.