For a small country, Ireland has given the world quite a lot. Think about it—whiskey with an e, beer that’s meant for regular folks rather than triple IPA hipsters, folk music that spans generations, a religious celebration where chugging is the primary form of worship and all that great food. OK, OK. Not the food. That was just to see if you were paying attention. But there’s one more gift from the Irish that everyone enjoys: people dancing really fast while keeping their arms stiff at their sides. An Irish Christmas features plenty o’ dancing, led by Caterina Coyne (of Riverdance fame) and Tyler Schwartz (who is a dancing world champ), along with the Kerry Dance Troupe. They are accompanied by festive music from the Kerry Traditional Orchestra. So it’s a chance to honor two of the great things Ireland has given the world, and to celebrate the holiday season at the same time. And if you want to continue the Irish theme afterward, there are pubs pouring Guinness nearby. [DF]


  • Occurred Friday, November 29th, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

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