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March 12: Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day and traditional Irish music with Karan Casey at the Dana Center

Karan Casey has long been recognized as one of the most innovative, provocative and imitated voices in Irish traditional and folk music. Singing songs charged with a sense of social responsibility in a career spanning over 25 years, Karan has released seven solo albums as well as an album for children, a duet album with John Doyle and numerous contributions to other artists’ projects. READ MORE
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theatre KAPOW live streams ‘Gidion’s Knot’ March 5 – 7

“This play makes you wrestle with so many tough questions and we explored it, we kept uncovering more,” said actress Rachael Chapin Longo, who plays teacher Heather Clark in the show. “In the wake of tragedy we seek answers to grasp some understanding, to make sense of things.  Corryn and Heather are opponents in a heartbreaking match to uncover truths, accountability and the hardest won act of all – forgiveness.” READ MORE
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‘They All Laughed:’ The Enchanting Ella Fitzgerald

During the amateur hour, in 1934, on a dare, a  homeless girl, in a dirty dress, took the stage at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Originally she had planned to dance as her performance, but after realizing she was no competition for the dancing duo of The Edward Sisters, she decided instead to sing, unknowingly catapulting herself into a life-altering trajectory. That night she silenced the packed 1500-seat theatre. The rest, as they say, is history. READ MORE