The North Central Arkansas Foundation for Arts and Education and West Side School, Greers Ferry invite you to come to West Side School Cafeteria, Friday February 1 at 6:30 p.m. to see and hear the Irish Kaleidoscope which has been touring schools in Arkansas. ‘Cead Mile Faite’- A hundred thousand welcomes to the Emerald Isle where music, history are delivered in a colorful, exciting and fresh medium by Dearbhail Finnegan and Robin Slater from Ireland. You will get to experience as students did this week native dance, music, and the colorful costumes of Ireland. Hope you will join us.
The presenters of this program are Dearbhail Finnegan and Robin Slater from County Meath, Ireland. The are husband and wife team and professionals in the arts. As an Irish harper, Dearbhail Finnegan has won many competitions and performed in Germany, England, Scotland, France and the United States. In 1999 she had the honor of playing for President Clinton at the White House for the 50th anniversary of NATO.
Robin Slater was trained at the Royal Ballet School in London, England and has performed in many London West Inn theater productions and television shows. He developed an interest in traditional Irish music and instruments after he met his wife and has played in major festivals, concerts and events in Ireland.