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2014 Irish-American Festival: Music, Dance & Authors | SF

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Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Main Library | 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102



Crossroads 2014: Irish-American Festival | SF

2014 Irish American Festival: Music, Dance & Authors | SFThe 11th Annual Crossroads Irish-American Festival takes place March 1-30, 2014 and promotes the discovery and understanding of the Irish experience in the Americas through traditional and contemporary Irish music, dance, film, poetry and prose readings, storytelling, history presentations, and workshops.

The festival aims to ensure that the richness of the arts, culture, history and traditions of this heritage are both held in great esteem and preserved for generations to come.

Sunday, March 9, 2014
Music & Dance | Crossroads 2014: Irish-American Festival | SF

2014 Irish American Festival: Music, Dance & Authors | SFEnjoy a free dance and music show featuring dancers from the Brosnan School of Irish Dance with jigs, reels, and other high-kicking dance steps at the Fisher Children’s Center of the San Francisco Main Public Library from 12:30-1:30 pm on Sunday, March 9, 2014.

There will also be a lively performance of Irish traditional tunes by fiddle, accordion and guitar trio, Kevin Bernhagen, Lisa Winch and Richard Mandel.

Crossroads Irish-American Festival
Sunday, March 9, 2014
San Francisco Main Library
FREE

- Irish Music and Dance - 12:30 to 1:30 pm at Fisher Children’s Center

- Break  - 1:30 to 2:30 pm

- Musical Interlude - 2:30 to 3:00 pm

2014 Irish American Festival: Music, Dance & Authors | SF- Irish Author Event with Peter Quinn - 3:00 to 4:30 pm
A special program featuring award-winning novelist, political historian and foremost chronicler of New York City, Peter Quinn who will join in conversation with Crossroads’ Margaret McPeake at the Koret Auditorium at the Main Library.

Quinn has just released Dry Bones, the third in the Fintan Dunne trilogy of detective novels. The trilogy also includes, The Man Who Never Returned and The Hour Of The Cat. Also, Quinn and McPeake will be discussing Banished Children Of Eve. Published 20 years ago, Quinn won the American Book Award for this landmark historical fiction about New York City during the Civil War draft riots.


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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Address: 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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