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Arts Beat Selected Irish entertainment

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter


"Love So Blind"

The Company of Impossible Dreams presents the American premiere of Jim Cullinane’s new play, "Love So Blind," performed by the Dungarvan Dramatic Club, direct from County Waterford July 6-8 at 8 p.m. at the Irish Arts Centre, 553 West 51st St., NYC. Admission $25. Details, (212) 539-3022.


Trevor Geoghegan Exhibition

An exhibition of new paintings by Irish artist Trevor Geoghegan will be held through July 15 at The Irish Arts Center. The Irish Arts Center is at 553 West 51 St., NYC. Details, (212) 581-4125.

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At Blarney Star

Entertainment at the Blarney Star, Friday, July 7, John Redmond and Terry McKee, button accordion, bouzouki and songs; July 14, Mary Bergin and Antoinette McKenna, tin whistle, harp and songs. The Blarney Star is at 43 Murray St., NYC. Details, (212) 732-2873.

The Prodigals

The Prodigals will entertain July 14 and 28 at Paddy Reillys, Second Avenue and 29th St., NYC. Details, (212) 686-1210.

Morning Star

Morning Star is in residence at Rocky Sullivan’s every Saturday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Rocky’s is at 129 Lexington Ave., between 28th and 29th Streets, NYC. Details, (212) 725-3871.

Black 47

Black 47 will perform in Connolly’s on July 15 and 22. They will be performing material from their new CD, "Trouble in the Land." Connolly’s Pub is at 14 East 47th St. (between Madison and Fifth Avenues), NYC. Details, (212) 995-1898.

Rocky’s Music

The following is a schedule for entertainment at Rocky Sullivan’s bar, 129 Lexington Ave., off 28th Street, NYC: Mondays at 9 p.m., Marie Reilly (fiddle) and Don Meade (guitar, banjo); Tuesdays at 9, Pat Maguire; Wednesdays at 8, readings from various authors, followed by Rogues March at 9:30; Thursdays at 9, Rocky’s Pub Quiz with Liam MacNiallais; Fridays at 10 and Sundays at 9, Chris Byrne’s band, Seanchaí & The Unity Squad. Details, (212) 725-3871.


Phoenix Landing Entertainment

Entertainment takes place every night in the Phoenix Landing, 512 Mass. Ave., Central Square, Cambridge. Every second Monday is independent filmmakers’ night; Tuesday is lounge night; Wednesday is Hump with Shannon Shalako & Chuck Caseroc and guests; the Elements entertain on Thursday; D.J. Tim Collins on Friday; Boom Boom Room on Saturday, and Swell with DJ Dino and Dave West and guests on Sunday. Details, (617) 576-6260.


In Gaelic Park

Gerard Haughey will entertain July 7. Gaelic Park is at 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest. The Celtic supper takes place every Sunday from 4-7 p.m., followed by dancing until 9. Details, (708) 687-9323.

At the Heritage Center

The following will entertainat the Heritage Center: July 7-9, Irish American Heritage Festival. The Irish American Heritage Center is at 4626 North Knox Ave. Details, (773) 282-7035 or visit website www.irishamhc.com.

The Prodigals

The Prodigals will entertain July 7 and 8 at the Irish American Heritage Festival. Details (773) 282-7035.

Washington, D.C.

The Book of Kells Exhibit

The Book of Kells, a manuscript of the four Gospels in Latin, will be on display at the Great Hall of the Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE, through July 14. Believed to be the work of Irish monks in Iona about 1,200 years ago, its extraordinary beauty and detail have been called "the work of an angel."

An Irish Vision

"An Irish Vision: Works by Tony O’Malley," will be exhibited through July 14 at The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. O’Malley’s paintings represent a uniquely poetic expression in Irish art that is intimately personal and refreshingly abstract.


Young Dubliners

The Young Dubliners will perform Friday, July 7, at Sun Theatre, Anaheim. Details, (212) 736-7505.

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