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How do we allow the young their youth?
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How do we allow the young their youth?
CEOL By Earle Hitchner In 2006, at age 12, jazz-pop singer Nikki Yanofsky performed in front of more than 100,000 people at the Montreal Internatio...
National Events May 12-18
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National Events May 12-18
Boston WNTN-AM 1550 Comhaltas Comhaltas Ceoltoirri Eireann promotes Irish traditional music and dance throughout the world. The weekly radio progra...
Tristate Events May 12-18
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Tristate Events May 12-18
Theater The Irish Repertory Theatre presents White Woman Street, by Sebastian Barry, directed by Charlotte Moore, May 7 thru June 27, at The Irish ...
Origin tries out new works in May
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Origin tries out new works in May
By Peter McDermott On Monday evening of last week, the main meeting room at Glucksman Ireland House in Lower Manhattan was packed to hear a play. I...
Tristate Events May 5-12
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Tristate Events May 5-12
Theater White Woman Street at Irish Repertory Theatre The Irish Repertory Theatre presents White Woman Street, by Sebastian Barry, directed by Char...
National Events May 5-12
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National Events May 5-12
Boston WNTN-AM 1550 Comhaltas Comhaltas Ceoltoirri Eireann promotes Irish traditional music and dance throughout the world. The weekly radio progra...
Robert Downey Jr. returns in 'Iron Man 2'
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Robert Downey Jr. returns in 'Iron Man 2'
By Karen Butler Robert Downey Jr. admits he pulled out all the stops to get his fellow Irish-American, reformed bad-boy actor Mickey Rourke to co-s...
The reluctant teacher
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The reluctant teacher
BOOKS/PETER MCDERMOTT You really know you've made it when 20 years after your death a scholar writes a book based on notes that a 19-year-old stude...
A feast grows in Brooklyn
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A feast grows in Brooklyn
By Jill D’Amico One of the driving forces behind Brooklyn’s rise as a hub of ingenuity and cool is its food and drink scene. With more than 1,000 r...
Brooklyn: Camera-ready
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Brooklyn: Camera-ready
By Michael Gray New York City’s most populous borough has been making its mark in the world of cinema since the earliest days of the art form. When...
Brooklyn’s Golden standard of Irish dance
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Brooklyn’s Golden standard of Irish dance
By Earle Hitchner “He is my teacher, mentor, and inspiration all rolled into one. His patience with young dancers, his love for music and rhythm, h...
Return of the Tudors
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Return of the Tudors
By Eileen Murphy Long before the Windsors became tabloid fodder for their lively personal dramas, the world was fascinated by the travails of anoth...