Poetry Reading April 24th

Please join us at the Sitar Arts Center on April 24 at 7:15 pm to hear Nessa O'Mahony and Siobhan Campbell read some of their best poems.  Check our Calendar Page for the map.

Nessa O'Mahony reads her poem, "Walking Stick."

Joint Solas Nua-INDC Event

Join us at a joint Solas Nua/INDC Social Event on Thursday, April 23, between 6:30 and 8:30 at James Hoban's Bar and Restaurant, 1 Dupont Circle, NW, Washington, D.C. Poets Nessa O'Mahony and Siobhan Campbell will give a short reading of their poetry.

Solas Nua to show Close to Evil  for Holocaust Remembrance Month

Through the generosity of Praxis Pictures, Irish arts organization Solas Nua invites you to join us for the film, Close to Evil, on April 28th at 7pm at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 10th and G. Documentarian Gerry Gregg follows Irish citizen Tomi Reichental, 79, a survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, as he goes to Germany to meet a former camp guard. Imprisoned by the Nazis at 9, Mr. Reichental had not even shared his story with his sons until after his wife’s death in 2003. He now vows to relate his experience at every opportunity. This beautiful film helps him accomplish his mission, while exploring what it means to endure unspeakable evil. This screening is free and open to the public.  Check our Calendar Page for event details.

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Upcoming Events

May 3:

Booker Prize candidate Mary Costello will be reading from "Academy Street" from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Petworth Citizen and Reading Room, 829 Upshur St. NW, Washington D.C


May 11:

Solas Nua's Book Club meets Monday, May 11, at 7 p.m. to discuss "Here's the Story,"  at Teaism Penn Quarter, 400 8th St. NW, Washington D.C. Download a Kindle edition here (and link to the downloadable free book)

May 21:

Play reading of Little Thing, Big Thing by Donal O'Kelly will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Hillyer Arts Space, 9 Hillyer Ct. NW, Washington D.C. (Behind the Phillips Gallery).