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Bloom’s Day in NYC 2016

jamesjoyceBloomsday commemorates James Joyce’s epic novel, Ulysses* and the exploits of the main character, Leopold Bloom. It is celebrated worldwide on June 16, the anniversary Bloom’s journey through Dublin on that day in 1904.

While it originated in Dublin, New York City is among many cities around the world that be holding Bloomsday observances. Literary New Yorkers have several options in celebrating the 112th anniversary of Bloom’s Day:

 

 

origin-bloomsday6-16-16Thursday, June 16, 2016
Origin Theatre Company presents….
Bloom’s Day Breakfast

Special guests include:
Fionnula Flanagan, Jim Norton, Malachy McCourt, Charlotte Moore, Alphie McCourt
Terry Donnelly, Fiona Walsh, Colin Broderick, James O’Malley, Paula Nance
Emcee David Staller

RSVP required: info@origintheatre.org

7:30am
at:
Blooms Tavern
208 E. 58th St. (between Second & Third Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 308-9400
BloomsNYC.com


ulysses_bloomsday2016Thursday, June 16, 2016
Bloom’s Day
& 13th Anniversary of Ulysses

a full day of food, music, drink specials and famous authors reading from the most celebrated book ever written: Ulysses*

11am – midnight
at:
Ulysses’
95 Pearl St./58 Stone St.
(Hanover Square)
New York, NY
(212) 482-0400
UlyssesNYC.com


irish-arts-centerMonday, June 16, 2016
The Irish Arts Center & Symphony Space present…
Bloom’s Day on Broadway XXXV

The 35th annual tribute to the life, language, and love of Jame Joyce’s timeless prose with wonderful actors and avid Joyceans. This year’s event features a celebration of the of the centennial ofA Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, as well as The Art of Ulysses, a breathtaking whirlwind tour in 17 acts curated by Neil Hickey; a reading from the magnificent Molly Bloom soliloquy read by Fionnula Flanagan, and a special tribute to the writers and rebels behind the 1916 Easter Rising. Directed by Olivier Award winner Jim Culleton, with musical direction from Lisa Flanagan.

james-joyceWith readings by:

Ellen Adair, Clodagh Bowyer, Valorie Curry, Rebecca Donner, Michael Simon Hall, Peter Halpin, Sonia Manzano, Jon McCormick, Alphie McCourt, Malachy McCourt, Robin Miles, Terry Moran, Eilin O’Dea, Amanda Quaid, Peter Quinn, Carolina Ravassa, Sam Underwood
and more to be announced

Music by:
Lisa Flanagan, Michael Singer, Carrie Erving, Aaron Butler (piano), Patrick Marran (guitar and bouzouki)

$26 general / $21 members [tickets]symphony-space
7pm
at:

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
2537 Broadway (95th St.)
New York NY
SymphonySpace.org


blooms-day-2016Thursday, June 16, 2016
Blooms Day at An Beal Bocht

featuring readings from James Joyce’s masterpiece “Ulysses”,
Readings, music, food  & drink
8pm
at:
An Beal Bocht Cafe
445 W. 238th St. (between Waldo & Greystone Ave.)
Bronx, NY
(718) 884-7127


Thursday, June 16, 2016
Irish American Bar Association – NY presents…
Seventh Annual Bloomsday Celebration
and John Quinn Memorial Address

honoring James Joyce, his epic novel Ulysses, and its contribution to U.S. First Amendment Jurisprudence.
keynote speaker: The Hon. Reena Raggi, United States Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Featuring reception with open bar and passed hor d’ouevres
and readings from Ulysses.
tickets
6:30pm – 9:30pm
at:
National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY

IABANY.org


newyorkirishcenterThursday, June 16, 2016
The NY Irish Center presents…
3rd Annual Bloomsday Trail

To celbrate James Joyce’s masterpiece “Ulysses”, June 16th is named after Joyce’s protagonist Leopold Bloom. “Bloomsday” is celebrated all over the world.

Members of the senior drama group, “Golden Footprints” will read excerpts from “Ulysses” following the earlier movements of Leopold Bloom around Dublin while dressed in 1900’s Dublin attire
RSVP via facebook
12pm
at:
PJ Leahy’s
50-02 Vernon Blvd. (50th Ave.)
Long Island City, NY
(718) 472-5131


Links:
Bloomsday (Wikipedia)
The James Joyce Society

 

 

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