Éigse CIM, A Gaela Event, Feb 21
5pm to 10:30pm. Ticket options: $60 (dinner, silent auction, concert) or $25.00 (concert, silent auction) BUY TICKETS FROM CIM
The Center for Irish Music and Tom Crann, host of "All Things Considered" on MPR News, invite you to dress up in your finest, bring your friends and join us at the Celtic Junction for Éigse CIM, A Gaela Event.
Éigse [eg-shuh] is an Irish word used for festivals celebrating traditional Irish arts and culture. It is in this spirit that we gather for an evening to raise funds for The Center for Irish Music and the mission of handing down traditional Irish music.in your finest, bring your friends and join us at the Celtic Junction for Éigse CIM, A Gaela Event.
This semi-formal evening event includes two ticket options for attendees: come early to share a meal provided by Cara Irish Pubs, or join us later in the evening for the silent auction and concert featuring the stellar traditional Irish music of the CIM Instructors who boast recording, award winning, and world touring artists among their number.
Tom Crann is the host of All Things Considered for MPR News. He's been in the host chair since 2005. He has interviewed a wide range of public figures, including every member of Minnesota's congressional delegation, as well as politicans, experts, writers, and artists. He anchored Minnesota Public Radio's award-winning live coverage of the 35W bridge collapse. He has hosted other special coverage for MPR News, from election night webcasts and live events, to the live coverage when the Republican National Convention was held in Saint Paul. He has been a host, producer, and interviewer for Minnesota Public Radio since 1995. His work on MPR News has been recognized with an Eric Severeid award, a regional Edward R. Murrow award, and a National Headliner award. He has also hosted the international cultural broadcasts "Sounds Irish" and "The Last Night of the Proms," a co-production with the BBC. In addition to his work in news, Crann has spent over 20 years hosting and producing classical music and cultural programs at public radio stations around the U.S, and for RTE/Lyric FM in Ireland, where he is still a contributor. On May 2-12, 2015, Tom will host a tour to Ireland called "Crossroads of Ireland with Tom Crann, where Irish history, literature, music and beauty meet".