Greenlight: Chicago Consular Region Oct '23
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Greenlight Newsletter Midwest USA October November 2023
OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2023
All times shown are Central Time
Oct 7 & 8 Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman world-class harp and guitar duo – two concerts and several educational events at Lanigans, IAHC and Chief O’Neills, Chicago
Oct 8 at 7:30 pm Celtic Thunder Odyssey Tour at Genesee Theater, Waukegan
Oct 14 at 2 pm Great Irish Book Club discusses ‘Old God’s Time’ by Sebastian Barry at Irish American Heritage Center
Oct 24 at 8 pm Sorcha Richardson at Beat Kitchen, Chicago
Oct 28 at 4 pm Myths, Legends and Folklore at American Writers Center, Chicago
Oct 29 at 10 am Halloween Hooley at the Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago
Oct 28 at 7 pm The Jeremiahs at IAHC supported by Culture Ireland
Nov 9 at 6:30 pm Film Screening of ‘Lyra’ documentary with Consulate General of Ireland and DePaul University. Registration required here.
Nov 11 at 2 pm Great Irish Book Club discusses ‘A Guest at the Feast’ by Colm Toibín at Irish American Heritage Center
Nov 17 at 7 pm iBAM and the IAHC present Los San Patricios: The Irish Soldiers of Mexico at the Mayfair Theater – music from Sones de Mexico and the Irish Music School of Chicago
Nov 18 & 19 iBAM – A weekend celebration of Irish Books, Art & Music at theIAHC featuring honorees: novelist Colm Tóibín, newsreader Eileen Dunne, Sean-nós musician Jimmy Keane, visual artist Róisín Farrell, and filmmaker Mary Pat Kelly.
Nov 25 at 8 pm Ireland with Michael Londra at IAHC
Nov 26 at 7 pm Irish Christmas in America at the Old Town School of Folk Music
Dec 5 at 6:30 pm Film Screening of ‘Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs’ – a documentary telling the story of the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition established in 1996 – part of the process that eventually led to the Good Friday Agreement. Registration link to follow.
Oct 7 at 8 pm Celtic Thunder at Blue Gate Performing Arts Center, Shipshewana, IN
Nov 24 at 8 pm Irish Christmas in America at CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids
Nov 25 at 7:30 pm Irish Christmas in America at Sondheim Center for Performing Arts, Fairfield
Dec 7-8 Irish Christmas in America at Temple Theater, Des Moines
The Celtic Music Association in Des Moines, Iowa for Irish music concerts
Oct 14 at 6 pm Meet Vice Consul Pádraig Manning at the Celtic Junction Arts Center Fall Fundraiser with special guest from Dublin musician John Doyle.
Oct 21 at 7 pm Scott Keever Album Release Concert w/ Phil Heywood/
Oct 25 at 8 pm Sorcha Richardson at 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis
Oct 27 at 6:30 pm Halloween Event: Samhain Ceili Dance at Celtic Junction
Celtic Junction Arts Center has rolling admissions for its Irish language, history and literature, and creative arts classes.
Oct 18 at 7:30 pm The Plough and the Stars by Druid O’Casey at the University of Michigan Tickets
Oct 19 at 7:30 pm Shadow of a Gunman by Druid O’Casey at the University of Michigan Tickets
Oct 20 at 7:30 pm Juno & The Paycock by Druid O’Casey at the University of Michigan Tickets
Oct 21 at 1 pm The Plough and the Stars; 4:30 pm The Shadow of a Gunman; 8 pm Juno and the Paycock Tickets
Oct 23 at 8 pm Sorcha Richardson at the Larger House, Detroit
Oct 29 at 7 pm Halloween Party at Gaelic League of Detroit, Corktown
Traditional Irish music sessions across Michigan here
Sessions and Lessons from the Detroit Irish Music Association here
Oct 15 at 3:30 pm John Doyle in Concert at Irish Cultural and Heritage Center
Oct 16-20 - Exhibition at Kohler Gallery, Lawrence University Appleton, WI with Cork artist Jools Gilson in residence. Artist talks, panel discussions and more. The monumental knitted cartography The Knitting Map which documents a year in the life of Cork City in Ireland is currently being exhibited until Nov 17. Gilson is a Professor of Creative Practice at University College Cork in Ireland. More info here.
Madison: Celtic Music Association – features trad music sessions throughout the year.
Milwaukee: Irish Cultural and Heritage Center