Today, Sunday, is the last day of “Irish Film New York. ” AWoW members can buy discounted $10 tickets (normally $12) for any of the films included in the festival by using the promotional code: OFIG. For more information on the critically acclaimed films, its director Niall McKay, and to watch trailers and buy tickets click here.
Charles R. Hale will present a series of videos that highlight the role of women and song in the labor movement. This event is co-sponsored by the CUNY Institute For Irish American Studies. Located in The Studio Theater at Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY. October 10, 12 Noon to 1:30.
Author Cynthia Neale and actress Joanna Rush will both be in Chicago at iBam on Saturday Oct. 12 and Sunday Oct. 13. On Saturday Cynthia will be lecturing from 1:15 to 2:00: A Writer’s Journey With an Irish Famine Girl. From 2:15 to 3:15 she will be a panelist for New Perspectives on The Irish Famine with Tim Pat Coogan, Owen Rodgers and Maurice Fitzpatrick. On Sunday, Oct. 13th Cynthia will repeat her Saturday lecture from 1:00 to 1:45. Cynthia will be selling her three books throughout the weekend at the authors’ table.
Joanna will performing thirty minutes from her show, “Asking For It” and sharing a book table with Cynthia at the festival. Click here for the link to the theater page for details and performance times.
Honor Finnegan will be performing with Aviv Roth at The John Street Jam on October 12th. The doors open at 6:45, music starts at 7:30The John Street Jam is located in the Dutch Arms Chapel at 16 John Street, Saugerties, NY. Tickets are $5. Click here for info.