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Dances of the Irish Countryside: Sean-nós, two hand, and set dancing

Brian Ó hAirt presents a workshop survey of traditional social dances from Ireland followed by a Céilí

Join us for an evening of traditional dances taught by an advocate of the One Tradition. Brian Ó hAirt brings his mastery of dance, language and music to KC for a dance workshop and language weekend.

5:30pm: Doors and pub open.
6pm: A taste […]

March 27th, 2020|Tags: , |

Genealogy Workshop

Join us for our monthly genealogy workshop. The Irish Center has WiFi. Participants are welcome to bring laptops, although computers are not required.
Workshop Costs
KCIC Members: FREE
Non-Members: $10

Space is limited. Please RSVP to [email protected]

January 11th, 2020|Tags: , |

Family History Writer’s Group

The oral traditions – our family stories – can be lost within three generations if they’re not written down. Our monthly writing class can help save some of your family history. This will be an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, and challenges. Open to everyone – you do not need […]

January 11th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Harvest Céilí

Celebrate fall and kick off the holiday season with a community Harvest Céilí!

With help from the lovely dancers of Céilí at the Crossroads, we will have plenty of instruction for those of you not familiar with Céilí dancing (think Irish square dancing). We’ll be dancing all night long with local Irish musicians providing the tunes, […]

November 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Festival Style Irish Dance Workshop with Lauren Smyth

The Kansas City Irish Center is very excited to host our inaugural Festival-Style Irish Dance Workshop, taught by Riverdance lead dancer Lauren Smyth. Originating in Ulster, Festival style Irish dance is very traditional in style with understated costumes and natural hair and make-up. A lot of emphasis is based around the dancer’s performance and the […]

June 18th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Irish Fiddle Workshop

Learn to make your fiddle sound authentic.
Classical or school violin players – would you like to learn how to make the jigs, reels, polkas, slip jigs, slides, strathspeys, hornpipes and mazurkas come alive so you can sound like an Irish fiddle player? There are unique techniques that you can learn to apply. Space is limited. […]

July 21st, 2018|Tags: , |

Intro to Harp Workshop

Spend a morning with Celia Albon learning about Ireland’s national symbol, the Harp. Along with it’s history, beauty and importance, you will have the chance to go hands-on with one of Celia’s very own harps and learn basic hand techniques and finger plucking.

No musical skill required, beginners encouraged. Appropriate for ages 11 and up. Attendees ages 11 – […]

July 21st, 2018|Tags: , |

Intro to Harp Workshop

Spend a morning with Celia Albon learning about Ireland’s national symbol, the Harp. Along with it’s history, beauty and importance, you will have the chance to go hands-on with one of Celia’s very own harps and learn basic hand techniques and finger plucking.

No musical skill required, beginners encouraged. Appropriate for ages 11 and up. Attendees ages 11 – […]

June 30th, 2018|Tags: , |

Irish Fiddle Workshop

Learn to make your fiddle sound authentic.
Classical or school violin players – would you like to learn how to make the jigs, reels, polkas, slip jigs, slides, strathspeys, hornpipes and mazurkas come alive so you can sound like an Irish fiddle player? There are unique techniques that you can learn to apply. Space is limited. […]

June 23rd, 2018|Tags: , |

Genealogy Workshop – Documenting your Family History

Come for our Genealogy Writing Class from 10am-noon and stay for our Workshop on “Documenting your Family History – Why and How” from 1pm to three. Bring a lunch, or Subway and Gates BBQ are less than a block away.

Genealogy without documentation might as well be mythology. And not everything posted on Ancestry is true.  Join Barbara […]

January 13th, 2018|Tags: , , |