Entertainment Guide

May 29, 2008


 
MAY

28 WEDNESDAY

Kerry History

THE Kerry Hall, 305 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, will host a presentation on the history of Kerry at 7:30 p.m. Speaker will be historian Gerald O’Carroll, who recently published The Pocket History of Kerry. Call Maurice Brick at 914-632-5195.

Classes

CEILI and two-hand dance classes will be hosted by Maura Mulligan at Ripley-Grier Studios, 131 West 72nd Street in New York, every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m., and every Friday from 6:30 -7:30 p.m. All levels welcome. Call Mulligan at 201-869-6717 or email mauramulligan@aol.com.

Karaoke

IT’S at the Poitin Still, 774 Main Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. Call 201-487-0660.

29 THURSDAY

Therapy

THE Emerald Isle Immigration Center, 4275 Katonah Avenue in Woodlawn, offers weekly drop-in therapy every Thursday from 4-8 p.m. with a licensed clinical social worker. Call 718-324-3039.

DJ Kelan

WILL spin at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-776-2946.

Video DJ

IT’S at the Poitin Still, 774 Main Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. Call 201-487-0660.

30 FRIDAY

Senior Meeting

THE Aisling Irish Center, 990 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, hosts a weekly senior group meeting for conversation and refreshments. Guest speakers frequently attend. All senior citizens welcome. Call 914-237-5121.

DJ Steve

HE’LL spin at Behan’s, 4299 Katonah Avenue in Woodlawn. Call 718-652-9153.

DJ Harry

WILL spin at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-776-2946.

DJ

IT’S at the Poitin Still, 774 Main Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. Call 201-487-0660.

Mary G, Shamrocks

THEY’RE at Katie’s Cottage, 521 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-965-0422.

31 SATURDAY

Dance

THE Irish American Center, 297 Willis Avenue, Mineola, Long Island, will host a dance at 8:30 p.m. Music by John Connors and the Irish Express. Coffee, tea and soda bread served; cash bar available. Call 516-746-9392.

Tara Gold

THEY’LL play the red mill dance night at the Kerry Hall, 305 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, from 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Call 914-964-2100.

Play

THE New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, will host the next event in its “Cuisine, Culture and Craic” series, Brian Friel’s play Living Quarters, at 7 p.m. Show performed by little known or first time actors from the Irish community. Admission price includes cocktail hour, show and buffet dinner. Tickets $45; $40 for seniors. Call 718-482-0909. Event is also set for tomorrow at 4 p.m.

DJ Steve

HE’LL spin at Behan’s, 4299 Katonah Avenue in Woodlawn. Call 718-652-9153.

DJ Big Time John

WILL spin at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-776-2946.

DJ

IT’S at the Poitin Still, 774 Main Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. Call 201-487-0660.

Martin Kenny Band

THEY’RE at Katie’s Cottage, 521 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-965-0422.

JUNE

1 SUNDAY

Festival

THE annual Brooklyn Tara Festival and Echoes of Erin at the Crossroads will take place at the Old Stone House, JJ Byrne Park, 5th Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets, from noon-5 p.m. Music by Billy McComiskey, Brendan Dolan and Bernadette Fee. Call 718-499-9482.

Ceili, Picnic

THE Irish Arts Center will host its annual spring picnic and ceili on the Hudson at the Alpine Boat Basin of the Palisades Park, Alpine Pavilion, New Jersey, from 3-6 p.m. Guest musicians John Reynolds and Margie Mulvihill. Call 212-757-3318, ext. 209.

Ceol na nGael

THE Ceol na nGael show from Fordham University is broadcast every Sunday from noon-4 p.m. on WFUV 90.7. Show offers music and news from Ireland. Visit www.wfuv.org.

Radio Erin

THE Radio Erin show is now on WRTN 93.5FM from 4:30-6 p.m. The show offers Irish music, as well as Irish sports and news updates. Call 1-866-374-6723.

Seisiun

EVERY Sunday Gaelic Revival performs for a traditional seisiun at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, from 5-9 p.m. Call 914-776-2946.

Johnny Cuomo

HE plays a seisiun every Sunday at O’Neill’s, 729 Third Avenue in Manhattan. Call 212-661-3530.

Seisiun

EVERY Sunday a traditional fireside Irish seisiun will take place at Cannon’s Blackthorn, 49 N. Village Avenue in Rockville Centre, Long Island, at 1 p.m. Live music always follows from 5-9:30 p.m. Call 516-594-1222.

DJ Steve

HE’LL spin at Behan’s, 4299 Katonah Avenue in Woodlawn. Call 718-652-9153.

Eileen Fogarty

The Very Best

THEY’RE at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-776-2946.

Rumor Has It

THEY’RE at Katie’s Cottage, 521 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-965-0422.

3 TUESDAY

Exhibition

THE Agora Gallery, 530 West 25th Street in New York, will present “United in Art – An Exhibition of Fine Art from England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland,” from today until June 24. The collections will feature a captivating selection of new works by four innovative and talented artists from Ireland, Michael Gemmell, Martina O’Brien,  Paula Pohli and Mieke Vanmechelen. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Visit http://www.agora-gallery. com/

5 THURSDAY

Benefit

THE Craic Festival is hosting its annual rooftop margarita night at Bar 13, East 13th Street and University Place in New York, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Music by Jimmy Lopes on the congos and the Jembe. Donation $20; $15 for ladies. Visit www.thecraicfest.com.

6 FRIDAY

Ceili

HOPe (Helping Other People) will hold a ceili at the Kerry Hall, 305 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, at 8 p.m. Music by Pride of Moyvane. Call 914-237-2177.

Party

THE AOH McGuinness-Fitzsimons Division 14 and the LAOH St. Ita Division 14 will host a farewell party for the physically challenged Irish youth team at the Irish American Center, 297 Willis Avenue, Mineola, Long Island, at 7:30 p.m. DJ Kevin Westley will provide music. Donations accepted at the door. Contact Jim Henry at 516-546-3451.

7 SATURDAY

Fundraiser

The Acosta School of Irish Music and Dance will host its seventh annual fundraiser at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, at 7 p.m. Tickets $20. All proceeds go to support young traditional Irish musicians and dancers. Call Annmarie Acosta at 718-945-9364.

Tommy and Sharon

THEY’LL play the red mill dance night at the Kerry Hall, 305 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, from 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Call 914-964-2100.

8 SUNDAY

Feis

THE United Irish Counties will host its annual feis at Lincoln High School, 375 Kneeland Avenue in Yonkers, at 8 a.m. Competitions in music, dance, Gaelic, and singing in English and Irish. Admission $10. Kids under 12 free. Call 718-464-2358. Syllabus online at www.uicany.org.

Reading

IRISH novelist Tom Phelan will speak on Ireland’s forgotten heroes and take part in a panel on the historical novel at this year’s Literary Arts Festival hosted by the Rockaway Music and Arts Council,

Gateway National Recreation Area, Fort Tilden in Rockaway, at 1:30 p.m. Visit www.tomphelan.net.

Party

THE Union County Emerald Society is hosting an “Irish fling” on the deck at the Blackthorn Irish Restaurant and Pub, 651 North Michigan Avenue, Kenilworth, New Jersey, from 12:30-4 p.m. Entertainment by DJ Tiffany. Raffles and door prizes. Admission $25, and includes hot buffet, dessert, beer, wine and soda. Call 848-448-6885.

11 WEDNESDAY

Kruise for Kids

THE 17th annual Kruise for Kids hosted by AOH Division 7 will set sail from Chelsea Piers Pier 62, West 23rd Street and 12th Avenue, at 6:45 p.m. (boarding at 6 p.m.) Event on the Spirit of New York features open bar, buffet dinner, cruise on the Hudson River and music from the Cunningham Brothers, Celtic Cross and others. Tickets $110 in advance; $125 dockside. Call 212-717-9955 or visit www.aohcharity.org.

12 THURSDAY

Bloomsday

BARNES and Noble, 97 Warren Street in TriBeCa, will host a tribute to James Joyce in honor of Bloomsday at 7 p.m. Participants including Frank and Malachy McCourt, Pete Hamill, Colum McCann and others will read from their favorite Joyce works. Free and open to the public.

14 SATURDAY

Festival

THE 38th annual New Jersey Irish Festival will take place at First Energy Park (Lakewood Blue Claws Stadium) in Lakewood from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., rain or shine. Music by Celtic Cross, Searson, New York Showband, Willie Lynch and the Jim Collender piping competition. Mass at 5 p.m. Irish vendors on hand. Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the gate.  Call 732-257-2866.

21 SATURDAY

Lessons

THE Irish Family History Forum will host an event with Irish instructor Maura Mulligan called “Learning Irish Painlessly” at the Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Avenue in Bethpage, Long Island, at 11:15 a.m. The introductory class in Irish will use the total physical response method. All welcome. Visit www.ifhf.org.

Ceili

THE Craobh Úll Mór branch of CCÉ will host a ceili at the New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, with set lesson at 7 p.m., ceili at 8 p.m. Music by Ceol na gCroí Céilí Band. Call 718-440-2616 or visit www.myspace.com/ullmorcce.

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