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Lecture – Despair in the Heartland

Connemara Patch, a painting

$10 Jane Kennedy tell the story of the Connemaras of Graceville.  Featuring original research, this substantive talk will present an account of how Connemara emigrants from Ireland’s western seaboard suffered through and survived one of Minnesota’s harshest winters in 1880.  This event is part of the Irish Arts Week.

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CIM Practice Fleadh

CIM logo with harpist

Free. Center for Irish music’s best students come to practice their competition pieces in advance of the Midwest Fleadh Cheoil.  The Center for Irish Music (CIM) is a thriving nonprofit community music school based in the Celtic Junction building.  The CIM is dedicated to handing down traditional Irish music to the next generation of musicians in…

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Irish Storytime

Irish Storytime

Free. Storytime for children in Irish and English with Alisa Mee & Lavinia Finnerty!  This event is part of the Irish Arts Week. 

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Free Irish Dance Class: Beginners

OID dancers

Students ages 5-13 years can try an Irish step dance class with O’Shea Irish Dance. Students build strength and establish familiarity with the music as they begin with the fundamentals essential to Irish dance, including foot placement, body alignment, and basic steps. This event is part of the Irish Arts Week.

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Free Irish Dance Class: Preschool

O'Shea Irish Dance preschoolers

PreSchoolers 3-5 years This O’Shea Irish Dance class is just 45 minutes long and focuses on fun and games. Children are encouraged to follow directions, work together, and learn about their bodies for dancing. This event is part of the Irish Arts Week. 

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Irish Language Blessings and Curses

Blessing and Curses in Irish

There are no limits to the language mastery in this literary jewel,  with expressions that are sought after, and curious phrases that can delight or upset an acquaintance.  Join Lavinia Finnerty as she shares some of these gems, and stories from her own upbringing.

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Irish Blues Legend Rory Gallagher

Rory Gallagher

Rory Gallagher, from his early days growing up in an Ireland new to rock’n’roll, to gaining the admiration of musical giants like Jimi Hendrix and Brian May.

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Free Irish Dance Class: Beginners

OID dancers

Students ages 5-13 years can try an Irish step dance class with O’Shea Irish Dance. Students build strength and establish familiarity with the music as they begin with the fundamentals essential to Irish dance, including foot placement, body alignment, and basic steps. This event is part of the Irish Arts Week.

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Free Irish Dance Class: Preschool

O'Shea Irish Dance preschoolers

PreSchoolers 3-5 years This O’Shea Irish Dance class is just 45 minutes long and focuses on fun and games. Children are encouraged to follow directions, work together, and learn about their bodies for dancing. This event is part of the Irish Arts Week. 

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