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Tartan Week Festivities in NYC

Tartan Week 2022 has arrived with celebrations throughout the United States. From the Carolinas, to Los Angeles, to San Antonio to New York, music history, and culture around Tartan Week are in full swing. NYC will have several Tartan Week events.

On April 7, Papillon Bistro & Bar (22 East 54th Street, NY, New York) will have the live event Celebrate Burns in Music & Words. Based around the poetry and music of Robert Burns, the event will have guest appearances by Noisemaker, Highland Diva, Jamie McGeechan, Alan Beck, Colin Hunter, and more.

On Friday, April 8 the American-Scottish Foundation presents Tartan Day Observance at Bryant Park, with Craig Weir, NYU Pipe Band, Noisemaker and the Highland Divas.

The New York Tartan Week events will culminate on Saturday April 9 with the largest celebration of all, the 24th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade.

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The Historical & Verdant Sites to See in Ireland

 St Stephen’s Green

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, so Ireland is on the mind of people everywhere! Here are some of our picks for great travel destinations in the Emerald Isle:


  • St Stephen’s Green: One of the great public parks of Dublin, St. Stephen’s Green makes for a pleasant morning stroll after a hearty breakfast. See its ornate arches, gazebos, and numerous memorials.


  • Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane: With an extensive permanent collection of Irish artists throughout history, the gallery also houses a reconstruction of Francis Bacon’s studio, making this gallery a must for art aficionados.   

  • Powerscourt House & Gardens: For those looking for a day trip outside the city, take in sprawling Powerscourt. Located in County Wicklow, Powerscourt is known for its 47 acres of gardens, which were voted the “3rd best garden in the world” by National Geographic, along with the palatial mansion which dates back to the 18th century.


  • Guinness Storehouse: The legendary brewery in heart of Dublin houses a museum tracing the history of Guinness along with a tasting room and bar overlooking the city.


  • Trinity College: Steeped in over 400 years of history, Trinity College houses the Book of Kells, a 9th century medieval manuscript along with ornate architecture and sprawling library.



Gogol Bordello, Patti Smith & More Put on Benefit for Ukraine Concert


Post-punk sensation Golgol Bordello, along with Craig Finn & Franz Nicolay, Patti Smith, Jesse Malin, Lady Lamb, Marc Roberge, Matisyahu, Stephin Merritt, and Suzanne Vega converge at City Winery New York (25 11th Ave, at Hudson River Park) for A Benefit For Ukraine. City Winery will produce a limited edition, custom labeled wine which will be available for purchase online and at the benefit concert. Proceeds from both ticket sales and wine sales will benefit the Come Back Alive foundation. Since its birth in 2014, Come Back Alive has become the largest foundation providing support to the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

For those of you that can’t attend the show live, tickets are also being sold for a livestream of the show.

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A Benefit for Ukraine Featuring Gogol Bordello & Friends
March 10, 2022

City Winery New York City
25 11th Ave, at Hudson River Park
New York, NY 10011


Fabienne Delacroix Presents a Nostalgic Jaunt Through Paris at Hugo Galerie

"La Chapelle"

While you’re busy with holiday shopping and the winter cold, you can take a break for a quick jaunt to Paris and the Seine, all while on Broadway. Hugo Fine Arts Galerie on Madison Avenue will be presenting Oh! Les Beaux Jours, presenting the works of French artist, Fabienne Delacroix. Running December 2 to January 2, 2022, Delacroix is internationally known for her charming and nostalgic depictions of France and her paintings have been big sellers since she was only 12 years old. 

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Fabienne Delacroix: Oh! Les Beaux Jours
2 December 2021 – 2 January 2022

Hugo Fine Arts Galerie
472 W Broadway, New York, NY 10012


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