Arts & Leisure

Letting the art do the talking Letting the art do the talking
Sometimes the interviews on TV don’t do it. People have become immune to the horror, in Vinnie Nauheimer’s view. Twenty years ago this week, his fa...
Heavenly Scallops Worth A Splurg Heavenly Scallops Worth A Splurg
Scallops, what Wikipedia calls “a cosmopolitan family of bivalves” and what Julia Child called “a creature of the sea that keeps house between two ...
'Poet' touches on hot-button issues 'Poet' touches on hot-button issues
A biting requiem for a bygone dreamer is heard wailing through the walls at the Irish Repertory Theatre this week, as the bell tolls for the modern...
McCabe: Belfast's forgotten abolitionist McCabe: Belfast's forgotten abolitionist
Recently there have been heated discussions about the shameful role of many places in the British Isles in the transatlantic slave trade. One of th...
Piper Touhey to be memorialized over weekend of April 29-May 1 Piper Touhey to be memorialized over weekend of April 29-May 1
Uilleann pipers are traditionally an insular bunch. They have their own customs, their own habits and a way of interacting with one another that se...
'A new way in, a new perspective' 'A new way in, a new perspective'
In praising “Bone and Marrow/Cnámh agus Smior” as a “landmark collection,” Foster Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford Ian McBrid...
Starkie: academic, musician, vagabond Starkie: academic, musician, vagabond
Today the Way of St. James, an increasingly popular pilgrimage trek to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain not only draws mor...
Jubilant return for in-person Salon Jubilant return for in-person Salon
Spirits were as high as the ceilings in the glassed-in back room of the elegant Ellington restaurant, on West 105th Street, as it filled up with jo...
Comedy tour reaches Philly Comedy tour reaches Philly
Pic of the Day: The Irish sketch comedy group Foil Arms and Hog had its first U.S. performance of 2022 in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Per...
Mother's Day Comes to Ireland on Sunday Mother's Day Comes to Ireland on Sunday
If we were in Ireland this week, we’d all be scurrying to find the perfect gift for Mom. Mother’s Day, originally called “Mothering Sunday,” will b...
Rynne is noted for creative versatility Rynne is noted for creative versatility
Saint Patrick’s Day is finally upon us once again and the engines seem to be firing on all cylinders. Parades, gigs, sessions – the whole lot seems...
Follow your passion! Follow your passion!
It started with “Toy Story.” It was 1995 and Jordan Lawlor was just 3. “I was lucky to have my parents introduce me to the cinema at a young age,” ...