Great Session Experience

Great Session Experience

The Great Session Experience will bring together the Twin Cities Irish music community for many simultaneous in-person sessions. Free! This event is part of the Minnesota Irish Music Weekend.

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Minnesota Irish Music Weekend

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Presented by the Center for Irish Music, Minnesota Irish Music Weekend is a unique festival that pairs world-class traditional Irish musicians and teachers with learners of all ages for a weekend of workshops, lectures, sessions and concerts.

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Musicians for Ukraine

Musicians for Ukraine

A benefit concert featuring Dean Magraw & Richard Kriehn, Turkish ensemble Makam Baklava, and Mother Banjo. Hosted by Ukrainian American musician Natalie Nowytski. All proceeds from the evening go to Stand With Ukraine MN, an initiative by the Ukrainian Community in Minnesota to ensure aid dollars are sent to the most needed areas of Ukraine.

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Gretchen Fitzgerald Memorial

Gretchen Fitzgerald was a well-known and beloved figure in the Saint Paul Irish community, let’s gather to share stories and celebrate her life.

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Family Ceili with The Gunn Slingers

Family Ceili with the Gunn Slingers

Join the dancing! The Gunn Slingers play a mix of traditional Scottish tunes with hard groove and high energy to create a night of dancing and craic you will never forget. This event is part of Irish Arts Week.

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Appropriation of Irish Cultural Arts & Symbols by White Nationalist Groups

Celtic crosses at Glasnevin

Celtic-themed imagery has a long history in the United States, usually as a simplified identifier of affiliation with Irish and/or Scottish heritage. The public rise of white nationalism, however, has led to adherents’ more public usage of Celtic symbolism. Several statements from Irish/Celtic Studies institutions in the United States publicly reject such appropriation, stating that…

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Food, Health, and Hygiene Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Food, health, and hygiene items are needed. We are collecting goods April 18 – April 30 (M-Th 4:30-9:30 pm at the Celtic Junction Arts Center and during IAW events).

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Manchán Magan’s Arán agus Im

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Arán & Im celebrates the Irish language in an engaging, accessible bilingual way, through sourdough bread and home-churned butter. This event is part of Irish Arts Week. 

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