Event Details


Time: November 13, 2015 to November 15, 2015
Location: Irish Arts Center
Street: 553 W 51st St
City/Town: New York, NY 10019
Website or Map: http://www.irishartscenter.or…
Phone: 866-811-4111
Event Type: dance, show
Organized By: Irish Arts Center
Latest Activity: Nov 2, 2015

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Event Description

Darrah Carr Dance
with Tara O'Grady & her Black Velvet Band

Featuring On the Six by guest choreographer Seán Curran

November 13 - 15
Friday & Saturday | 8 pm
Sunday | 3 pm

Family Shows
Saturday & Sunday | 11 am...

“Irish dance in a whole new way…a glorious mélange of sound and movement that’s breathtaking." - Irish Dancing Magazine

"Irish culture embraces the world in works by Darrah Carr.” - The New York Times

Bessie-nominated Darrah Carr Dance fuses the company's trademark style of ModERIN with swing music from a bygone era, featuring live accompaniment by jazz vocalist Tara O'Grady and her Black Velvet Band.

Using inspiration from O'Grady's original songs and her unique renditions of Irish standards, Artistic Director Darrah Carr premieres exuberant new works for the cast of champion Irish step dancers. Dubbed a "Celt in the Cotton Club," O'Grady’s rich and soulful voice spans Celtic, folk, funk, blues, jazz, and swing genres. Guest choreographer Seán Curran evokes the romance and charm of the Big Band Era with his playful piece On the Six.

For more details, visit http://www.irishartscenter.org/dance/darrah_carr_dance_2015.html

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