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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Heritage Center Lecture Series & Events
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 21:06:37 -0600


Irish American Heritage Center
4626 No Knox, Chicago
773 282 7035 X10

February 25, 2007History of Irish Dancing in Chicago 1893-1953 2pm
(Sunday)$10reception follows

March, 4, 2007History of Irish Boxing in ChicagoSean Curtin2pm
(Sunday)$10reception follows

March 4, 2007The Wearing of the GreenSt Patricks's Day Dinner
Dance5-10pm Tickets $35.00 Cash bar.
IAHC Office 773 282 7035 X10 or Carmel O'Kane (Ticket
Chairperson) 847 647 0506

March 11, 2007Ireland On Parade Sunday 2pmPublic $15; Members $10;
Seniors/Children $5
more info:
IrelandOnParade.com


**Patricia Brady “ The Irish Nightingale”

The Star of Ireland on Parade, Patricia Brady, “The Irish
Nightingale”, is the daughter of Joseph Michael Brady of Scariff,
County Clare and Elizabeth D’arcy Brady (a descendent of the poet,
Edmund Burke) of Maryborough, County Laos. Her extraordinary musical
gifts were discovered early by her Irish parents who said she could
sing a complete melody by age 2! She was educated at the College of
St. Rose, Albany, NY, earning a master’s degree in music.
Patricia Brady has performed for audiences worldwide, singing in
Irish Festivals from Newport, Rhode Island; Savannah, Georgia; to
Feile na Bealtaine, County Kerry; Rose of Tralee Festival, Tralee;
Dingle, County Kerry and Beara, West Cork. She has performed opera
worldwide from Carnegie Hall, New York to Bucharest, Romania, from
Spain to Sicily. Website: http://www.pbdm

**Bagpipes and Drums of the Emerald Society, Chicago Police
Department http://www.copsinkilts.com

**Trinity Academy of Irish Dance http://
www.trinityirishdancers.com



**Mark Piekarz, Tenor

Tenor Mark Piekarz has performed have been heard with Inishfree
Irish Arts and as a soloist at the Irish American Heritage Center.

He has performed with Bella Voce, and the New Classic Singers
and is a tenor with Coriolis, an Evanston, IL choral group.



**De Paul University Choir

The DePaul University a cappella choir is a choral ensemble
under the direction of Dr. Clayton Parr and Lisa Kristina.

Their great musical style and versatility have made them very
popular wherever they perform.








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