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Friday, February 25, 2005

02/26/05 - Gathering of the Celts CONTEST & final Update

To receive these postings via email, click HERE No Message is necessary. Back to Irish Aires Table of Contents Gathering of Celts Gathering of the Celts by Dianna Shipman (Poster’s note: This ONE-day Festival of Houston’s Celtic Music and Connections is a great way to hear loads of music AND see friends & meet some new ones. (Not to discourage you, but the Irish Aires gang will be there!) The Celtic Chorus & Irish Aires are pleased to announce a contest. The winners get their CHOICE of two NOT-SO-GRAND prizes: :: 1) free tickets for TWO to the GATHERING of the CELTS OR :: 2) two adult beverages at the GATHERING of the CELTS See the picture of participants above or at: Starting from the top left, going to the right: Name as many of people or symbols as you can. The top four entrants (as judged by Irish Aires) will win their choice of the above two prizes. Being affiliated with ANY GROUP DOES NOT DISQUALIFY YOU (unless you are either Jay Dooling or Dianna Shipman). Send your guesses & choice of prizes to Jay Dooling @ Deadline for entry is 7:00PM (central time) (unless we extend it) on Saturday, 02/26/05 – Winners will be notified by return email & announced on Irish Aires (6:30-7:30 on KPFT 90.1FM on the 26th). Good Luck! Dianna & Jay) CELTIC CONCERTS 3rd Annual GATHERING OF THE CELTS! Sunday, February 27, 2005 2:00pm - 6:15pm Admission: $5 adults; children free (16 and under) Food/snacks/beer, wine & soft drinks available for purchase. Location: The Knights of Columbus Council 803 2616 Louisiana, Houston, Texas Map near downtown, bounded by Louisiana (one way going north) Smith (one way going south) Dennis and McGowen (overflow parking to the south at Records Storage and to the east at ADT lot, and on the street where indicated) Sponsored by THE CELTIC CHORUS OF HOUSTON COMPOSITE PHOTO OF PARTICIPANTS CLICK HERE MAIN ROOM - NO SMOKING; ANCHOR ROOM - SMOKING SCHEDULE (SUBJECT TO CHANGE): 2:00 - 2:15 Hugh Morrison, Accordian 2:15 - 2:30 Good Time Scottish Dancers with Hugh Morrison, Accordian 2:30 - 3:00 Lars Sloan, American Bagpipes 3:00 - 3:15 Heather Vackers, Scottish Highland Dancer 3:15 - 4:00 Constant Billy 4:00 - 4:45 The Rovers Return 4:45 - 5:00 Men of Houston - Morris Dancers 5:00 - 5:15 SIA LABELLE BEATON 5:15 - 6:00 Poor Man's Fortune with E J Jones 6:00 - 6:15 + THE CELTIC CHORUS OF HOUSTON led by Julian Tribe, Guitar (singalong) ORGANIZATIONS & VENDORS: Robertley USA Ltd Co Irish Aires Houston Highland Games Association Texas Scottish Heritage Society General Sam Houston Folk Festival Clan MacLeod Heather and Thistle Society Irish American Heritage Association of Katy, Texas American Bagpipes The Knights of Columbus Council 803 Murder by the Book (including Celtic mysteries) Irish 100 Club RAFFLE! Thank you to the following for donating raffle items: Lars Sloan, American Bagpipes - bagpipe clock Hugh Morrison - CD(s) Tina Bass - basket of food & drink Families welcome! A good opportunity for organizers of Celtic events to check out some new performers! An opportunity to strengthen and build the Celtic Community. Performers get a chance to try out new material in a friendly setting and make new contacts to promote their music. Audience members get great entertainment and an opportunity to meet the performers and other folks interested in Celtic culture. A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE FAMILY OF LLOYD GIBSON (LYNNE, LAURA, & ZIP) FOR DONATING A SOUND SYSTEM FOR THIS AND OTHER CELTIC EVENTS IN MEMORY OF LLOYD! SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL THOSE WHO ASSISTED WITH PUBLICITY, INCLUDING: Scottish Council Robertley USA Ltd Co Constant Billy Josie Travlos (Hula, Polynesian Dance) Gulf Coast Folk Digest Melody's Traditional Music Carol Robertson Houston Highland Games Association HOUSTON AREA TRADITIONAL DANCE SOCIETY COMING UP NEXT: (subject to change) March 20 Contraband April 10 Peggy Carter & Strings & Things May 22 Jed Marum June 12, July 17, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 13, December 11 Dianna Shipman Vice President Celtic Chorus of Houston website: Back to Irish Aires Table of Contents To receive these postings via email, click HERE No Message is necessary.
this may be a long shot, but im an old freind of sia labelles parents, and would love to be back in touch with the family. if this could be passed on to sia or jean north, id be very grateful.
james 'tbone' kelly, 3 windsor court, dublin 2, ireland, e mail is, or this present one is a work address, but would work too. bless all there, tbone
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