A journey to lively, authentic Ireland in story and song
[PORTLAND, OR ‒ March 12, 2016] – Feeling the St. Paddy’s spirit? On Saturday, March 12 at Alberta Abbey, Portland Story Theater presents Luck of the Irish, an exuberant celebration of music, stories, and entertainment steeped in the joyful energy of the Emerald Isle. The evening’s host is Brian Ó hAirt, an expert in traditional Irish sean-nos singing and dancing, a fluent Irish Gaelic speaker, and the only American singer to ever win the coveted senior title in traditional singing at the Irish Music Awards. Doors open at 7pm with live music from traditional Irish music duo Innisfree; show and festivities begin at 8pm. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door, and available at pdxstorytheater.org.
Luck of the Irish features lively stories, rowdy songs, a dash of cheeky Irish humor, and fabulous raffle prizes. Honoring Ireland’s storytelling tradition, Urban Teller Beth Rogers and founders Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy will share real, true stories flavored by the Emerald Isle. Jim Loewenherz and Brenda Scearcy, as the duo Innisfree, will perform traditional Irish music sure to put a spring in your step. Grab a beer and celebrate Irish heritage with Luck of the Irish.
Portland Story Theater presents
Luck of the Irish, a St. Paddy’s Celebration
Saturday, March 12, 2016
7 pm Live music/doors open, 8pm Festivities: stories, dancing, singing, and more
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta Street in Portland, just 2 blocks west of MLK
Tickets: $15 advance, $18 at the door, $5 PDX Arts for All.
Beer, wine, and food for purchase
Buy tickets: pdxstorytheater.org
Launched in 2004, Portland Story Theater is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to making the narrative arts an integral part of Oregon’s rich cultural identity and is committed to bringing an authentic story and theater experience to inspire, challenge and expand a sense of community among people living throughout the state. www.portlandstorytheater.org/