TO BE IRISH IN PARIS
With Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17) soon upon us, here’s a reminder that one of the brightest jewels of Paris is the Irish Cultural Center, just a shamrock’s throw from the mighty Pantheon in the 5th arrondissement. For the saint’s feast day, it is holding a musical evening, “The Re-enchantment of Ireland” (it is fully booked, but there is a standby list).
Last week, the center played host to writer and director Peter Sheridan, who staged his memoir “Forty Seven Roses,” a poignant account of childhood in Dublin in the 1960s, in which he gently unraveled a family mystery, both keen on observation and hilarious in humor. Pierre Tran