by Dave Schurman | Dec 18, 2017 | Articles, Ireland, Irish Famine, Montreal, Theatre
This production has gone through 3 iterations that began with a performance in the Champlain College (St. Lawrence Campus) cafeteria about 4 years ago. It had a 3-day run – mostly in the form of a play – and then in March 2016 was presented twice at the Palais Montcalm in Quebec.
by Dave Schurman | Sep 19, 2017 | Articles, Pubs, Theatre, TV/Film
The documentary Famine Irish by Kevin Moynihan was screened on Wednesday, September 13, at Hurley’s Irish Pub by Ciné Gael. Drinks and a selection of finger foods were on offer and after the showing a Q and A was conducted with Mr. Moynihan and other key players such as Victor Boyle and Fergus Keyes, who are active in the Irish Monument Foundation.
by Dave Schurman | Apr 18, 2017 | Reading Groups Posts
The Found Voice: Writers’ Beginnings by author Denis Sampson uses the means of literary biography and criticism to do something rarely attempted – understand how a key creative period establishes the authoritative voice of a unique artist.