The Daughters of Ireland in America, Women Writers

Gateway Performance Productions (
Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Observed and Women’s History Month with a special event…

The Daughters of Ireland in America, Women Writers

Spoken Word Readings with Piano
Conceived, adapted and directed by Sandra Hughes
Performed by Tyner Rushing, Sandra Hughes and Michael Hickey
Solo Piano – John Burke (Grammy Nominated Composer/Pianist)

The event will also include a related literary exhibit created by the Special Collections staff of the Atlanta-Fulton Central library and a large scale art installation — The Phoenix , Atlanta & Ireland — by Gateway artists Michael Hickey and Sandra Hughes. The installation was originally commissioned for exhibit by the 2016 Art on the Atlanta Beltline. The installation is available for purchase. Contact: for details.

Saturday, March 11, 2017 @ 3 pm
Free Admission

Reservations can be made at this link:
The event is free and seating is general.
Reservations are not required, but it’s very helpful to know who plans to attend.

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Auditorium
Central Library
One Margaret Mitchell Square
Atlanta, GA 30303

Directions by MARTA (There’s a stop directly in front of the library) and directions by car.

Special Thanks to the Atlanta-Fulton Central Public Library /Special Collections (Staff Members: John Wright, Danny Metha), the Consulate General of Ireland in Atlanta (Consul General Shane Stephens, Staff Members: Carol Jordan, Sondra Reed), Georgia State University, Music Department (Bram Creighton).

This project is supported in part by the Consulate General of Ireland in Atlanta, the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Culture Affairs and the Fulton County Commissioners under the guidance of Fulton County Arts and Culture.

Community Partners
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Central Library

Georgia State University
School of Music