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+Eileen Ivers explores the Irish immigrant experience through music... #fiddle #ireland #newyork  
Immigrants' journey from Ireland to North America in the music fiddle player Eileen Ivers offers on her album Beyond the Bog Road
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Do you look at the coins in your hand and wonder where they have traveled?  #Ireland #euro #travel #harp
the Irish harp and euro zone coin design spark travel reflections
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Prism: a songbook for the human family -- good #music and ideas to remember in these times... +Beth Nielsen Chapman 
A Navajo chant, a song from the Zulu tradition, two songs that suggest that God is present in the atheist as much as the believer, a song from the Cuban Santeria practice, Gregorian chant, and a variety of songs, recently created and older, which deal with how people connect with and express faith: that is the collection called Prism. You might think, from that description, that it is a collection of the work of many artists. In fact, there is th...
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There's still plenty of time left to explore HIghland games this summer. Here are ideas to get you started,  in my story at Perceptive Travel #scotland +VisitScotland 
Scotland's Highland Gatherings and Games large and small: a look at what you may find and why you'll go.
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Winter's gifts: Music
Winter: it’s a time for reflection, for contemplation, for spending time in solitude and for seeking out good company. Music is a part of all this, and it also makes a fine gift. Here are ideas as you plan your holiday listening and giving. Some of these al...
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Songs of Hope continued
In times of change and seasons of uncertainty, musicians who write their own songs and interpret music from the tradition often have some of the best wisdom to offer and most thought provoking questions to ask. Continuing this series of articles pointing to...
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Heritage Week Ireland is coming around again -- it begins this year on 20 August. Time to celebrate #history #archaeology   #heritage
Reflection on the presence of history in everyday places, and on Heritage Week Ireland, which happens every August
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Working -- and playing with chidlren this summer? These recordings could add to the fun --> story at Perceptive Travel  #music 
A melting pot, a salad bowl, a tapestry — however you view the North American convergence of cultures, adults sharing connections across generations with children is a constant. Here are three recordings to help you enjoy that. Bring along a kid in your life and take a listen Randall Paskemin is a singer and songwriter and a proud father. He is also a member of the Plains Cree people, a member of the Sweetgrass First Nation of Saskatchewan, Canad...
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+Natalie MacMaster and +Donnell Leahy  are said to be working on a #Christmas album... Meanwhile, learn about their first record as a duo. #fiddle   #CapeBreton  
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Books, music, food, history -- check out highlights of Galway city in my latest article for Perceptive Travel... #Ireland   #travel   ps: Galway has recently been named European City of Culture for 2020 with their theme Making Waves. Celebrations and events to come!
Galway sits on Ireland’s west coast. Today it is a lively university town, a place for music and art and theater and sailing the sea, a place for speaking both Irish and English, a gateway to wilder landscapes inland and wild seas offshore. It is also a place of history, from days when ancient folk came to live by the mouth of the River Corrib to a history in legend and in fact, a place where Spanish traders landed their goods, and later, an emig...
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Myth, music, poetry, and history: Dublin in four statues  #art #Ireland #travel
from Molly Malone to the Children of Lir, a consideration of Dublin, Ireland, through four present day statues
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Seven albums to explore, from bluegrass to blues to Alberta to Ireland to the Silk Road...
+The Gloaming +Rounder Records #MariaDunn #KenWhiteley #IvasJohn #SamBush #SilkRoadEnsemble #MIchaelMartinMurphey
Well traveled roads, new horizons, unexpected bridges connecting across cultures and places: connection, whether new or old, to place, person, or idea is a thread that runs through the work of musicians on seven very different albums.
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thoughtful writer, editor, artist, educator
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work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, CMT, CBC, NPR, Strings,Acoustic Guitar, Encyclopedia of Ireland & the Americas, and other places in print, electronic, and broadcast media
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  • Rollins College
    history & visual arts
  • Florida State University
    art history
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History all around you
perceptivetravel.com

reflection on the presence of history in everyday places, and Heritage Week Ireland

North House: learning from the past, enriching the present
perceptivetravel.com

North House Folk School in Minnesota teaches arts, crafts, food ways and ecology that reflect its northern region's past and present

Dublin in Four Statues
perceptivetravel.com

from Molly Malone to the Children of Lir, a consideration of Dublin, Ireland, through four present day statues

Edinburgh International Harp Festival | Journey To Scotland
www.journeytoscotland.com

Harps were among the earliest instruments played by people in Scotland. In varied forms, they remain a vibrant part of Scotland's music, tha

Five siblings set world record for each living over a century
www.irishtimes.com

‘Never give out about anybody’ is the secret to a long life from 100-year-old Madge

Ireland: Welcoming Winter Celebrations
perceptivetravel.com

Highlights of winter season holiday markets and festive celebrations in Ireland and Northern Ireland

flickspire - The Power of Discipline
www.flickspire.com

What would you say is the number 1 difference between success and failure? This new movie answers that question and presents 7 ideas...each

Scotland: Holiday Markets, Winter Lights
perceptivetravel.com

Scotland celebrates winter and the coming of Christmas with holiday markets and festive lights.

Gaelic, Scots, and Outlander: Speaking Scotland | Journey To Scotland
www.journeytoscotland.com

Both Gaelic and Scots have vibrant historic and contemporary traditions in the arts

Scotland in Autumn: Perthshire Celebrates
perceptivetravel.com

As autumn colours change, the people of Perthshire welcome the world with sound & light at The Enchanted Forest and music at Perthshire Ambe

Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014 | Journey To Scotland
www.journeytoscotland.com

Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014 Once Upon a Place Friday 24 October – Sunday 2 November #OnceUponAPlace #SISF14 SISF2014Th

Scotland's Western Isle
perceptivetravel.com

history, nature, music, Gaelic, archaeology, community, all reasons to visit Scotland's Outer Hebrides

Autumn Roadtrip Soundtrack: Americana
perceptivetravel.com

In the music of five Americana songwriters you could find the soundtrack for your autumn road trips. Jesse Winchester, Carrie Newcomer, Kyle

Cape Breton in Music: Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac
perceptivetravel.com

Scottish heritage, Gaelic language, and landscapes of Cape Breton in music of singer Mary Jane Lamond and fiddle player Wendy MacIsaac

Four things that haven’t changed since the crash
www.irishtimes.com

Opinion: Ireland is still one of the best little countries in the world in which to be a shyster

Scotland, Outlander, and Standing Stones
perceptivetravel.com

standing stones in Scotland, and in the books and series Outlander: travel and imagination