TONIGHT in NEW YORK CITY: THREE GREAT ENTERTAINMENT CHOICES

As part of its series of events for young readers in New York , Commonweal Magazine has invited Peter Quinn—good friend of Commonweal, award-winning author and really fun guy to be around—to read from his novel of Civil War New York, ‘Banished Children of Eve’ to celebrate its 20th year in print (Peter will bring…

"PORTRAIT" by ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' PRIZE WINNING WRITER KATHLEEN HILL

Ploughshares, an award winning literary magazine, has released “Portrait,” the latest story in the Ploughshares Solos Series by Artists Without Walls’ member, Kathleen Hill.   Young and inexperienced, Kathleen Hill moves to newly independent Nigeria with her husband to teach at Igbobi College. It is the early 1960s, and Kathleen is soon caught in the swirl…

AWoW and the UCD CHORAL SCHOLARS in the IRISH ECHO

This week’s Irish Echo includes a very nice photo spread of the UCD Choral Scholars at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in the Chelsea section of New York City. The show was presented by Artists Without Wall. All photos were taken by Vera Hoar. (Click on the photo once and the following photo again for the…

"SONGS of FAREWELL: SAIL AWAY" A BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE by the UCD CHORAL SCHOLARS at ST PETER'S CHELSEA in NYC

“What a heavenly evening last night, a place to listen to the music of  worlds we don’t  always  remember we inhabit. And what a program; unearthly voices singing songs of the ordinary life we know, love and quarrel with, and thrill too as well. Thank you to Artists Without Walls for putting all of us together – audience…

THE UCD CHORAL SCHOLARS with SPECIAL GUEST PETER QUINN: SATURDAY MARCH 15

  This Saturday, March 15th, 7:30pm, Artists Without Walls will be presenting the University College Dublin Choral Scholars in an event called Sailing Away: Songs of Farewell. The evening will be hosted by Niamh Hyland, a former soloist with the UCD Choral Scholars. “It is an exciting program filled with songs of love, loss, parting, immigration and the sea,”…

ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' MEMBERS "ON THE TOWN": WEEK of MARCH 9, 2014

Brendan Connellan’s DEATH, PLEASE!, which is directed and produced by Brendan, is opening on Tuesday, March 11th at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd St., NYC. There will be six shows running through Sunday, March 16th. Evening shows on Tuesday at 7, Wed-Sat at 8. Afternoon matinees Wed and Sat at 2 and Sunday at 3. The cast (in alphabetical order) are Alessia Sushko, Amit Gupta, Brendan Connellan,…

AWoW PRESENTS the "UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN CHORAL SCHOLARS" in NEW YORK CITY

On Saturday, March 15th, 7:30pm, Artists Without Walls will be presenting the University College Dublin Choral Scholars in a fund raising event called Sailing Away: Songs of Farewell. The evening will be hosted by Niamh Hyland, a former soloist with the UCD Choral Scholars. “It is an exciting program filled with songs of love, loss, parting, immigration and the…

FALLEN ANGEL THEATRE COMPANY WINTER BENEFIT with AEDIN MOLONEY

On January 30th, come out and meet Aedin Moloney, Paddy Moloney, Colum McCann, Matt Dillon, Peter Quinn, and many others at the Winter Benefit for the Fallen Angel Theatre Company. The evening’s honoree will be Garry Hynes, Tony Award winning director and the founder and Artistic Director of Druid Theatre.   You can support Fallen…

ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS MEMBERS and FRIENDS "ON THE TOWN": WEEK of 11/17/13

Honor Finnegan will be performing Sunday, November 17th, at Music at Lily Pads @ UUCSC.  Joni Mitchell’s Blue: A 40th Anniversary Celebration, 3:00pm, 27 North Road, Peace Dale, Rhode Island. $15.  Honor will also be performing at  The Underground, Sunset Rodeo Wednesday, Nov. 20th, 7:00 – 9:00, 955 West End Ave New York NY.  In the round with Sharon Goldman,…

PETER QUINN'S NEW YORK: "YOU DON'T HAVE TO SEARCH FOR IT…YOU JUST LIVE IT."

“Having been raised in New York I feel I received an enormous gift.  People travel all over the world to write in exotic places, but you grow up here, in the boroughs, it’s like living in different worlds.  The older I get the more I’m stuck by the drama of change that goes on around…