A New Look at the Easter Rising
Aug29

A New Look at the Easter Rising

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.

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Get Ready to Laugh: Here Comes Mick Thomas
Aug29

Get Ready to Laugh: Here Comes Mick Thomas

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.

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His Family History, On Screen
Aug01

His Family History, On Screen

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.

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Indian Dance and Irish Music Tell a Universal Story
Jul25

Indian Dance and Irish Music Tell a Universal Story

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.

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Leading the Parade
Jun20

Leading the Parade

At the Galway Sessions parade Saturday morning, Irish Thunder Pipes and Drums, from Swedesburg, Montgomery County, will be out in front.

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Theater Review: “The Toughest Boy in Philadelphia”
Jun13

Theater Review: “The Toughest Boy in Philadelphia”

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.

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