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March 2017
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Oíche Scannán Gaeilge / Irish Film Night

Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Drexel Hall at the Kansas City Irish Center,
3301 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, 64111 United States
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Oíche Scannán Gaeilge (Irish Film Night) Please join us for TWO Irish film nights, March 21st and March 28th. On March 21st, we will be showing the documentary Poitín Making as well as Poitín, the first ever feature film in the Irish language. Snacks will be provided in the intermission and samples of poitín or potcheen, Irish moonshine, will be available to try from Restless Spirits, our own KC based distillery. We will have a speaker to take questions after the screenings who…

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Cré na Cille / Graveyard Clay / The Dirty Dust

Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
KCIC Book Club

Choose 1: Cré na Cille (in Irish) by Máirtín Ó Cadhain …or Graveyard Clay translated by Liam Mac Con Iomaire…or The Dirty Dust translated by Alan Titley Join us for a discussion of the piece. The cost is free. The club is open to the public, and everyone is welcome. Please join us for one or all of the book discussions! We’ll put the kettle on for tea, and Guinness is on tap (the Irish Center does ask for a donation for drinks to help cover…

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Free

Oíche Scannán Gaeilge / Irish Film Night

Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 28, 2017,
and
Drexel Hall at the Kansas City Irish Center,
3301 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, 64111 United States
+ Google Map

Oíche Scannán Gaeilge (Irish Film Night) Please join us for TWO Irish film nights, March 21st and March 28th. On March 21st, we will be showing the documentary Poitín Making as well as Poitín, the first ever feature film in the Irish language. Snacks will be provided in the intermission and samples of poitín or potcheen, Irish moonshine, will be available to try from Restless Spirits, our own KC based distillery. We will have a speaker to take questions after the screenings who…

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April 2017

“Translations” by Brian Friel

Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join us for a discussion of the piece. The cost is free. The club is open to the public, and everyone is welcome. Please join us for one or all of the book discussions! We’ll put the kettle on for tea, and Guinness is on tap (the Irish Center does ask for a donation for drinks to help cover costs).  You are welcome to bring nosh to share! Location TBD. Please contact Renata Rua at [email protected] for more information.

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May 2017

“Let the Great World Spin” by Colum McCann

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join us for a discussion of the piece. The cost is free. The club is open to the public, and everyone is welcome. Please join us for one or all of the book discussions! We’ll put the kettle on for tea, and Guinness is on tap (the Irish Center does ask for a donation for drinks to help cover costs).  You are welcome to bring nosh to share! Location TBD. Please contact Renata Rua at [email protected] for more information.

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June 2017

Bloomsday

Jun 16 @ 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Drexel Hall at the Kansas City Irish Center,
3301 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, 64111 United States
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The Kansas City Irish Center presents the 21st annual “Bloomsday” celebration in honor of James Joyce’s novel, Ulysses. Joyce’s Ulysses is the story of 24 hours in the life of Leopold Bloom who, like his Greek counterpart of old, confronts cyclops and sirens while navigating the streets, pubs and bordellos of 1904 Dublin in search of home. It’s a vivid portrait of a city and time never to be seen again. In Ireland and around the world, June 16 is commemorated as…

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September 2017

The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan

Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Irish Center Offices,
19 W. Linwood
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Books, Brews and Blarney: An Irish Book Club Please confirm your attendance via phone: 816.474.3848 or email: [email protected]

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October 2017

Pints & Poetry – Oíche Heaney

Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Drexel Hall at the Kansas City Irish Center,
3301 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, 64111 United States
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A Night in Honor of Seamus Heaney Come join us in celebrating the genius of this Nobel Prize winning poet. In the best bardic tradition, we will raise a toast to the Derryman turned Dubliner, who is recognized globally as one of the top modern poets in the English language. Our wee bar will be open, and nibbles will be provided. Readings, stories and music will pepper the evening. If you don’t know who Seamus is, you should. Free! Please…

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Broken Harbour by Tana French

Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Irish Center Offices,
19 W. Linwood
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Books, Brews and Blarney: An Irish Book Club Join us for a lively discussion.  Free, but we encourage membership to the KCIC. Please confirm your attendance via phone: 816.474.3848 or email: [email protected] to ensure you have a seat.

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November 2017

Eclipsed by Patricia Burke Brogan

Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Irish Center Offices,
19 W. Linwood
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Books, Brews and Blarney: An Irish Book Club Join us for a lively discussion.  Free, but we encourage membership to the KCIC. Please confirm your attendance via phone: 816.474.3848 or email: [email protected] to ensure you have a seat.

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