Manchán Magan’s Arán agus Im

Promo image of Magan baking bread

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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Appreciating the Greatness of Seán Ó Riada and Mise Éire

Mise Eire, image from the first Irish Language film

Réamonn Ó Ciaráin, Director of Education with Gael Linn, presents on Mise Éire’s emotional and cultural importance. This is followed by a conversation with Dáithí Sproule on its impact on traditional music in Ireland. Their presentation concludes with the film showing of Mise Éire (1960).

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Lúnasa at the Pantages Theatre

Lúnasa is coming to Minneapolis this spring! We know how much you’ve enjoyed concerts with Kevin Crawford and Cillian Vallely here at CJAC, and now you have a chance to see the whole band perform at the Pantages Theatre. 

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The Power of Indigenous Languages

Power of Indigenous Languages sq promo

Join us online for a discussion on the value, preservation, and challenges facing the languages of the Gaeltacht and of the Anishinaabe nation. This free event is part of the CJAC Social Justice Seminar Series.

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2021 Celtic Holiday Hooley On Demand

Recorded on the Celtic Junction stage in front of a live audience on December 18, 2021, the Celtic Holiday Hooley brings laughter and cheer into your cozy living room!

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Open House

Celtic Junction brick and mortar + rainbow!

Learn about our programs, sign up for classes, tour the dance studios, see the library, and more! Resident companies Center for Irish Music and O’Shea Irish Dance will be featured. Check back for details.

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Kindred Spirits Seminar

Kindred Spirits and is an online event bringing together speakers, musicians, singers, and other performers to commemorate and celebrate the linguistic and cultural friendship between Ireland and peoples of the First Nations of America/Canada.

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Doherty Family Seminar with Brian Miller

Doherty Family

Brian Miller discusses archival recordings that were made at the home of Tony and Margaret Doherty on Selby Avenue. They feature the family patriarch Tony Doherty (1896–1972) on fiddle, daughter Marge on piano and accordion, daughter Mary on piano, and daughter Joan on piano.

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Gaeltacht Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

Dáithí Sproule explains the fascinating connection music groups Skara Brae and Altan have with Irish language music and the Gaeltacht. The lecture will be mainly in English. REGISTER HERE. Dáithí Sproule, a native of Derry who has lived for many years in Minnesota, is one of Irish music’s most respected guitar accompanists and a singer in English…

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