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Muldoon’s Picnic

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$20 non-member


 

Photo Credit: Murdo Macleod

Muldoon’s Picnic
with Special Guests Aoife O’Donovan, Robert Sullivan, Sam and Louise Sullivan, and Colm Tóibín

Monday, February 9 | 7:30 pm

An omnium-gatherum of words and music hosted by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and New Yorker poetry editor Paul Muldoon

with music by the Wayside Shrines

Featuring Special Guests

Aoife O’Donovan is an American singer and songwriter, best known as the lead singer for the progressive bluegrass/string band, Crooked Still.
Robert Sullivan is the New York City-based author of such books as Rats, The Meadowlands, A Whale Hunt and How Not to Get Rich.
Sam and Louise Sullivan are founding members of the How Not To Get Rich Orchestra. Louise is a singer who attends Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, NY, where she studies voice, ancient Greek and gender studies. Sam is a poet and a teacher, living in Providence, RI.

Colm Tóibín is an Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic, poet and acclaimed winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

Colm Tóibín will join us again on April 19th at 92Y. Click here for details.

“The most significant English-language poet born since the second World War.” - The Times Literary Supplement on Paul Muldoon

“A life-saving album.” – The Princeton Magazine on Wayside Shrines album The Word on the Street (2013).

After a successful debut season, we proudly present the second installment of this captivating series of words and music led by Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet, pop lyricist, and New Yorker Poetry Editor Paul Muldoon. Performing with his Princeton-based music collective, Wayside Shrines, Muldoon will be joined each night by different special literary and musical guests dropping in Irish Arts Center on the second Monday of the month.

 


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How They Got There: A Conversation With Author Robert Sullivan


Wayside Shrines are:

Tim Chaston – Violin, Vocals
Ila Couch – Vocals, Guitars
Chris Harford – Vocals, Guitars
Ray Kubian – Drums, Vocals
Noriko Manabe – Piano, Keyboards, Clarinet, Vocals
Paul Muldoon – Lyrics, Guitars
Kate Neal – Accordion, String Arrangements
Nigel Smith – Bass, Mandolin, Vocals
waysideshrines.org

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Full Muldoon’s Picnic Series Schedule:

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9 | 7:30 PM
Aoife O’Donovan
Robert Sullivan
Sam and Louise Sullivan
Colm Tóibín

MONDAY, MARCH 9 | 7:30 PM
Kevin Barry
Michael Cerveris
Major Jackson
Asher Muldoon and Sammy Grob

MONDAY, APRIL 13 | 7:30 PM
Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill
Mary Karr

 


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