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April 2008 Events Calendar
Riverdance 25th Anniversary

WIN FREE TIX!
Through April 5

Riverdance: The 25th Anniversary World Tour

Boch Center - Wang Theatre
270 Tremont Street, Boston
Tix start at $25 | Various Times
Buy Tix
| bochcenter.org

See Riverdance as you’ve never seen or heard it before in the new 25th Anniversary production!  For over 25 years, nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance. In a powerful and stirring re-invention of this beloved favorite, renowned composer Bill Whelan brings this mesmerizing, Grammy Award®-winning soundtrack back to life, completely revitalized for the first time since those original orchestral recordings. Producer Moya Doherty and Director John McColgan have produced an amazing new 25th Anniversary production with innovative and spectacular lighting, projection, staging and costume design, and an all-new finale number which will blow audiences away.
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The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley by Jimmy Keary

April 2-5

ICCNE Drama Group Presents:
“The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley” by Jimmy Keary

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:30 p.m. | Sunday: 2:00 p.m.
781 821-8291 | irishculture.org

The play is set in Aggie Foley’s farmyard parlour in rural Ireland towards the end of the 20th century. Aggie, close to 70, is keen that her only son find himself a wife. Gabriel likes the idea and to improve his prospects decides to join the local drama society, where he quickly becomes infatuated with Hazel, much to the displeasure of Chrissie McCabe from the neighbouring farm. Catch this hilarious, three-act play at the ICC.




Friel Sisters

April 4

BRT Presents:
The Friel Sisters

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
Reserve Tix: 401-725-9272
riverfolk.org

The Friel Sisters – Anna, Sheila and Clare, are young traditional musicians born and raised in Glasgow with their family roots firmly entrenched in the Donegal Gaeltacht. They play a mixture of music interspersed with songs in English and Irish, many from their family repertoire. The girls have won many prestigious titles and competitions; most recently Clare receiving the huge honor of TG4 Young Musician of the Year in Ireland.




April 6

ICCNE Presents:
Tigh na Coille - “A Concert & Ceili”

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
Concert: 7:30 p.m. | Ceili: 9-11 p.m. | 781 821-8291 | irishculture.org

Tigh na Coille is a group of teenagers (14-18 yrs) from the Barefield area, Ennis, County Clare. They are Munster under 15-18 winners and also prizewinners at the All Ireland last summer. Instruments played in the group include the harp, fiddle, flute, accordion, concertina, banjo and in many cases, mutliple instruments. Musicians learn by ear and while respecting the tradition, they also have their own style. You won't want to miss this stunning group of performers. Ceili from 9:00 - 11:00 p.m.




Discover Newport Rhode Island

April 11 - May 10

Discover Newport:
Daffodil Days at Blithewold

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
101 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
daffodillion.com
blithewold.org
discovernewport.org

Celebrate spring at this beautiful thirty-three-acre estate on Narragansett Bay with a spectacular display of more than 50,000 daffodils. Billiant yellow daffodils trumpet the arrival of spring as the sight of blooming flowers and budding trees help us forget winter as we look forward to summer fun.




Vox Hunters

April 11

BRT Presents:
Atwater~Donnelly & The Vox Hunters

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
Reserve Tix: 401-725-9272

riverfolk.org

 

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Full details coming soon!




One Boston Day

April 15

One Boston Day

City of Boston and Beyond
onebostonday.org

Mayor Walsh announced that One Boston Day – held annually on April 15th to commemorate the Boston Marathon bombings – will become a permanent fixture of the City of Boston. "April 15 is a date that has come to stand for our city's deepest values, and we continue to be amazed by the spirit of the day, in the city, and around the world," Walsh said. "I am proud to sign this proclamation so that every April 15 we are inspired to come together to honor the bravery, the resolve and the unity of the city by reaching out, helping those in need, committing random acts of kindness."




Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

WIN FREE TIX!
April 17

Rockport Music Presents: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street, Rockport, MA
8:00 pm | 978-546-7391
rockportmusic.org | Buy Tix

Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and cellist Natalie Haas have emerged as one of the most acclaimed purveyors of traditional Celtic music playing today. Fraser, a two-time Scottish National Fiddle Champion and esteemed long-time veteran of the traditional Celtic music scene, has been called “one of the finest fiddle players Scotland has ever produced” (Scots Magazine). Haas, hailing from California, was once a student of Fraser’s and has since taken the Celtic world by storm with her dynamic and innovative approach to the cello. Fraser and Haas’ undeniable musical chemistry is something to behold.
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Rick Adams — Red's Recycle-O-Rama

April 21

JFK Library Celebrate!
Rick Adams — Red's Recycle-O-Rama

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
10:30 - 11:30 am | Free | Children Ages 5 and Up
617 514-1643 | jfklibrary.org

Assisted by Rusty, the recycled and recycling dog, Red uses storytelling, magic, juggling, hand shadows, original songs and fun-loving tips on how and why to recycle, reuse, and reduce. Join in and explore creative and concrete ways that your home and community can become more planet-friendly.




Ronan Tynan Cary Memorial Hall Lexington

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April 26

Spectacle Management Presents:
Ronan Tynan

Cary Memorial Hall
1605 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA
3:00pm | 1-800- 657-8774
$39-$59 | SpectacleShows.com | Buy Tix!

You've seen him as part of the Irish Tenors - now see Ronan Tynan in a more intimate light as he returns to Lexington! The world-renowned singer will bring his trademark charm and unique voice as he performs songs from his rich repertoire of Irish folksongs and American classics. In concert, Ronan performs a blend of favorite Irish melodies, classical arias and popular hits that appeals to music lovers everywhere.
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Alasdair Fraser And Natalie Haas

April 26

BRT Presents:
Alasdair Fraser And Natalie Haas

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272
riverfolk.org

 

Please check back.
Full details coming soon!




April 26

ICCNE Presents:
High Tea and Spring Fashion Show

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
2:00 p.m. | $25
781 821-8291 | irishculture.org

The ladies of the Irish Cultural Centre invite you to High Tea and their annual Spring Fashion Show on Sunday, April 26th at 2:00 p.m. To purchase tix or for more information about this event, please call the ICC: 781-821-8291.




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