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March 2017

The High Kings in Concert

Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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 is excited to present an intimate performance of The High Kings in our new home at Drexel Hall. The High Kings are Ireland’s Folk Band of the Year. Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Murey and Darren Holden are the musical geniuses of the High Kings. Coming from accomplished musical pedigrees, The High Kings grew up in households soaked in the Irish musical tradition, and each member of the band witnessed first hand the power of…

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Comórtas Haiku / Haiku Competition

Mar 12 @ 12:00 am - Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm

 Participate in our second Irish Language Haiku Competition – March 17th through March 31st. RULES Entrants may submit an unlimited number of haiku in the Irish language. Entries will be accepted between March 17 and March 31, 2017 inclusive. All entries must be accompanied by an English translation of the haiku submitted. These translations must be by the author of the haiku. Entrants must be residents of the U.S. or Canada. Each haiku must be accompanied by a fee of USA $3 (waived…

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10th Anniversary Party

Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Drexel Hall at the Kansas City Irish Center,
3301 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, 64111 United States
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Join us after the St. Patrick’s Day Parade as we celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary! We will have food trucks outside starting after 2pm and of course our pubs will be stocked with your favorite Irish drinks. SCHEDULE 1pm: Ballybricken 2:15pm: Céilí at the Crossroads 3-5pm: Damian McCarthy and Creel 5pm: Parade Winners announced TICKETS $5 per adult, children under 12 are free. Tickets available at the door.    

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Free

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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$150.00 - $180.00

Fulbright Language Immersion Weekend

Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm - Mar 26 @ 4:00 pm
Irish Center Offices,
19 W. Linwood
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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The KCIC is thrilled to partner with Gaelchultúr and the Fulbright Commission of Ireland for our first ever 3 level language weekend! There is no better way to to kick start or improve your Irish language skills than to spend a full weekend immersed in speaking, and listening to, the language. We will divide participants into Beginner, Improver and Intermediate levels. Space is limited. Reserve your spot for the weekend. TUITION: $180 for Non-KCIC Members for all sessions – includes tuition…

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Free

Oíche Scannán Gaeilge / Irish Film Night

Mar 28 @ 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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April 2017

PiNTS!

Apr 20 @ 4:20 pm - 7:00 pm
Drexel Hall at the Kansas City Irish Center,
3301 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, 64111 United States
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PiNTS at Irish Center

Alright, alright, alright. It’s time to fire-up our Summer PiNTS! Series! Join us for the April edition on Thursday, April 20th for some happy-hour beers on us and, if you get the munchies, we’ll have a few snacks as well. Grab some friends, co-workers, dude down the street – whatever – and get on down to the Irish Center. We’ll see you on 4/20!

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May 2017
$35.00 - $50.00

Emmet Cahill Concert

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Drexel Hall at the Kansas City Irish Center,
3301 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, 64111 United States
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Join us Sunday, May 7 for Celtic Thunder’s own Emmet Cahill. Celtic Thunder lead singer and Ireland’s most exciting young tenor Emmet Cahill is returning to the KC Irish Center he embarks on his nationwide spring 2017 US tour. Emmet is launching his debut Irish orchestral album, having recently been signed on a major recording deal with Sony Music USA. This will be an unforgettable concert of Irish songs and stories, and an exclusive opportunity to hear the music from Emmet’s…

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June 2017

Whiskey Tasting

Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Drexel Hall at the Kansas City Irish Center,
3301 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, 64111 United States
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As we get ready to celebrate Father’s Day, here’s an opportunity to treat your dad, husband, partner – or yourself – to an evening sampling “uisce beatha” or “water of life” (the Irish translation for whiskey). Our man George from Donegal will tell you all about Ireland’s “water of life” while we sample a total of 8 Irish and American Whiskeys. We’ll be tastings from two craft distillers – High West Distillery (based in Park City, Utah) and West Cork…

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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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