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.
A new play coming to Philadelphia tells the tale of Whistling Jack McConnell, a 1920s thug known as “The Toughest Boy in Philadelphia.” Trouble is, Whistling Jack couldn’t really live up to that legend. Find out why.
This Monday’s one-off performance of a play that explores tension in two communities–Philadelphia and Belfast–is especially meaningful to the playwright, Tom Reing. The trip to Ireland that inspired it also helped give birth to the Inis Nua Theatre Company, where Reing is artistic director, 10 years ago.