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Wilde Irish Bloomsday • June 16

Bloomsday 2016Join Wilde Irish Productions for an evening of performed readings from James Joyce’s illustrious masterpiece Ulysses. Music by Shay Black of the Black Brothers. Admission is free and open to all. San Francisco Main Public Library (Latino Hispanic Community Room) 6pm more

Bloomsday Lunch Event • June 16

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Eat, Read, Walk on the Wild Side of Dublin! A special Bloomsday menu will be served with community readings of Ulysses by James Joyce and lively conversation. Bring your books and favorite passages – Bloomsday attire is welcome.

Thursday, June 16, 2016 – 12:00pm at the Mechanics’ Institute, SF. Admission includes lunch and libations. more…


Stage Irish

Comedy at Kells Irish Bar • May 7


Six comedians will step into the ring of The Purple Onion at Kells Irish Bar, but only one will come out on top. In this hilarious stand-up competition, funny people face-off against one another for the Chop title, churning out jokes until your sides split from laughter. Hosted by Trishna Saigal and Katy Karns, these comics will go through three rounds of elimination until one winner is left standing. more

Women Getting’ Witty at Kells Irish Bar • May 27

womengettinwitty-51From stand-up pioneers like Joan Rivers and Roseanne Barr to modern alt-comedy heroes like Maria Bamford and Tig Notaro, women have been rocking the mic — and giving their Y-chromosome counterparts a run for their money — since the earliest days of stand-up. Women Gettin’ Witty is an all-female stand-up showcase at The Purple Onion at Kells Irish Bar featuring some of the Bay Area’s funniest women bringing their wittiest musings about life, love and other four-letter words. more

On Screen

The Bloody Irish, a new musical drama is U.S.- bound in 2016. For a sneak preview, the show was filmed by PBS and aired on October 17th and 23rd. The musical drama, based on the events of the 1916 Rising, is directed by Michael Barker Caven, written by Barry Devlin and produced by Ned O’Hanlon. The show stars Michael Power and Karl Quinn.

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