GreenLight: Washington, D.C. Embassy Region
News05 October 2022
See below some of the fantastic upcoming events showcasing Irish culture in Washington, D.C., and the surrounding region (Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia)—as featured in the DFA/Culture Ireland GreenLight Bulletin!
4 December: The 45th Kennedy Center Honors with U2 and George Clooney being honored.
9 December: Dermot Kennedy in Baltimore at MIX 106.5'S DECK THE HALL BALL
1-20 December: AFI European Union Film Showcase including two Irish films
- AISHA Dec 4th and Mon Dec 5
- AN CAILÍN CIÚIN (THE QUIET GIRL) Dec 9th and 10th
6 November: Nigerian Irish playwright Bisi Adigun and Irish author Roddy Doyle team up to reimagine J.M. Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World as the story of a Nigerian refugee in present-day Dublin. The play, which was commissioned by Arambe Productions and is produced by Solas Nua, runs at the Atlas Performing Arts Center through 20 November.
21 October: Irish Sierra Leonean musician Loah performs at Metro Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland, as part of her U.S. tour with Alex Cameron.
15 October: The Middleburg Film Festival features two Irish films, Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inisherin by and Sebastián Lelio’s The Wonder (based on the novel by Emma Donoghue), through 16 November.
14 October: Tony Award–winner Bill Irwin brings his intimate production On Beckett to the Modlin Center for the Arts in Richmond, Virginia.