Irish American Writers & Artists

August 15, 2012

“Hard Times” in Video

Filed under: Events,Film,Television,Visual Arts — by johnleemedia @ 2:35 pm
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“Hard Times” is a soulful musical of clashing Irish and Afro-American cultures, written by Irish American Writers and Artist’s director Larry Kirwan, also the lead singer of the band Black 47.
Through a re-imagining of Stephen Foster’s songs, Larry conjures the creation of tap dance and explores the troubled life of the “father of American Music” against the backdrop of New York City’s Civil War draft riots.
Charles R. Hale created a short video highlighting the music and photos of that troubling time
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2GfNQ5R_-g
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