Puffin Rock and the New Friends movie

United Irish Cultural Center 2700 45th Avenue, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, United States

Brought to you by the UICC, Irish Film Festival and the Irish Culture Bay Area.   Celebrate Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon and the launch of their new movie, Puffin Rock and the New Friends. Join us and enjoy a few episodes of the acclaimed TV series, followed by and in conversation session with the […]

Colm Tobin in conversation with Ethel Rohan

United Irish Cultural Center 2700 45th Avenue, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, United States

Colm Tobin in conversation with Ethel Rohan Hosted by Bookshop West Portal & UICC Sunday, May 5th, 2pm 2700 45th Ave, San Francisco

Book Talk with Brian Stannard – Alcatraz Ghost Story

United Irish Cultural Center 2700 45th Avenue, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, United States

Alcatraz tour guide Stannard recounts the exploits of the prison’s “second-most-notorious inmate” in his immersive debut. Ray Gardner was a mail train robber who escaped prison three times in the years after WWI, earning himself regular mentions in vaudeville acts of the era and nicknames including the Smiling Bandit and the Human Eel. In reality, […]

Gary Blair Scottish Cèilidh

United Irish Cultural Center 2700 45th Avenue, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, United States

Concert: 7–7:45 pm Cèilidh: 8–10:30 pm UICC’s St. Patrick’s Room This Cèilidh (kālē) features participatory and social dances from Scottish traditions, with live music featuring the renowned accordionist, Gary Blair with dance caller Summer McCall. No experience is necessary – all dances will be taught and led by Summer. “Today, the term Cèilidh dance refers […]