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5 10, 2018

Mundy & the Art of “Happy Accidents”: An Interview

October 5th, 2018|Categories: Artists, Music|Tags: |

Since arriving on the alt-pop-rock music scene in the 90’s with a string of multi-platinum hits (including his hit 1996 debut album Jelly Legs and an iconic rendition of “Galway Girl”), Mundy has cemented his status as an internationally beloved musical artist.

As the County Offaly native embarks upon a new US tour (including a couple […]

18 07, 2018

4 Awesome Perks of Being a KCIC Member

July 18th, 2018|Categories: Kansas City, Membership|

We’ll admit it: we have some really amazing stuff going on here at the Kansas City Irish Center. Can’t-miss concerts from world-class musicians and artists. Irish language, music and dance classes. All the pints you can drink (if you set your mind to it).

While you don’t need to be a card-carrying member of the Kansas […]

2 09, 2016

Kansas City’s Irish Center Purchases Drexel Hall

September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Campaign|Tags: , |

Historic Rental Venue to Continue Hosting Family-Friendly Events
Historic Drexel Hall, a popular gathering place for generations of Kansas City families celebrating weddings, recitals, birthdays, and other personal and business milestones, has been purchased by not-for-profit Kansas City Irish Center.

The seller was Drexel Hall LLC., which had owned and operated the 14,400 square-foot building at 3301 […]

15 09, 2015

KC Star – New Kansas City theater company to be affiliated with Irish Cultural Center

September 15th, 2015|Categories: Campaign|Tags: , |

Too many small theater companies in Kansas City?

Who says?

Katie Gilchrist, well-known in the theater community as an actress, singer and director, has now assumed a new title: founding artistic director of the Irish Repertory Theatre, Kansas City, a company dedicated to producing plays by Irish writers and works addressing Irish themes.

The theater, although independent, would […]

10 09, 2015

KCUR – Reflecting Kansas City’s Irish Heritage, Two Cultural Organizations Announce Major Moves

September 10th, 2015|Categories: Campaign|Tags: , , |

The luck of the Irish was with two arts organizations this past weekend at the 13th annual Kansas City Irish Fest at Crown Center.

The Irish Center of Kansas City kicked off a $3.5 million capital campaign for a new home. Festival officials matched on-site donations with a check for $125,000 for the non-profit, which has been housed in the […]

6 09, 2015

Kansas City Irish Fest Announces $125,000 Matching Pledge

September 6th, 2015|Categories: Campaign|Tags: , |

The Kansas City Irish Center enjoyed a tremendous Labor Day weekend! Over 100,000 people gathered to hear the news that the Center is moving into a new home. The Irish Fest showed its support for our relocation with a $125,000 pledge. The Irish Fest’s offer to match the weekend’s gifts led to over $14,000 in […]