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Musician Steve Katz Revisits A Career Of Blood, Sweat, Blues And Rock

Steven Rosen | Posted 05.30.2015 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

Steve Katz's new memoir 'Blood, Sweat, and My Rock 'n' Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star?' has maybe the most spectacular revelation yet of any Rock memoir.

Beltane 2015: Facts, History And Traditions

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.01.2015 | Religion

May 1 marks the Celtic festival of Beltane, also referred to as May Day. As spring is underway and summer approaches, many neopagans and Wiccans aroun...

Nippled Irish Royalty and Their Less Fortunate, Usually Dead, Nippleless Relatives

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

As with all royalty, there were power games in the nipple hierarchy. Cutting off a royal descendant's nipples made him ineligible for kingship. Not as subtle as poison, but undeniable evidence of his unsuitability for a kingly role. No nips, game over.

To Cape Breton Island on Friday the 13th: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 5

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.18.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Except that today is Friday the 13th, we're about an hour out of Halifax, some sensor or other has started ringing like a telephone, the driver has pulled over and is in urgent phone powwow with bus HQ -- and he's blaming Friday the 13th for our miscarriage.

The Emotional Power of Sport to Connect

Alex Stewart | Posted 08.16.2014 | Books
Alex Stewart

Sport provides a syntax of connection between people who can otherwise find such connection hard. Michael Tierney has written a beautiful and lyrical memoir, The First Game With My Father, about this transformative power of sport.

Beltane 2014: Facts, History And Traditions

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.30.2015 | Religion

May 1 marks the Celtic and neopagan festival, Beltane, also referred to as May Day. As spring is underway and summer approaches, many neopagans and Wi...

WATCH: Neymar Scored Sensational Champions League Hat Trick

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

There may not have been much suspense in the air when Barcelona and Celtic kicked off at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night but Neymar provided plenty of...

A Conversation with Matrimony's Jimmy Brown, Plus Celtic Woman's 'Joy To The World' Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


VIDEO: Halloween As a Religious Holiday: A Lecture at the New York Public Library

Mitch Horowitz | Posted 12.31.2013 | Religion
Mitch Horowitz

In my Halloween-eve lecture at the New York Public Library, delivered October 30, 2013 at the Mid-Manhattan Branch, I highlight the ancient roots of Halloween and its rebirth in modern America.

No Messi, No Problem?

Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

By Barcelona will be without Lionel Messi as the club seeks to avoid another upset against Celtic in the Champions League on Tuesday. L...

UEFA Warns Soccer Club Over Ritual Slaughter

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Sports

NYON, Switzerland -- A soccer club from Kazakhstan has been warned that it could face disciplinary action if it continues its ritual slaughter of shee...

Clannad's Nádúr and Other New Celtic Recordings

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

There's no bigger news in Celtic music than the first new studio album by Clannad in 15 years. The Grammy-winning family band from Donegal began the trend of backing lush Gaelic vocal harmonies with shimmering synth pads back in the 1980s.

The Faerie Month of May: Faerie Festivals and May Celebrations

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 06.20.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Today's Maytime Faerie Festivals, including Spoutwood Farm's May Day Fairie Festival, the Maryland Faerie Festival, and the New York Faerie Festival, are outgrowths of this vibrant May tradition. They feature kings and queens, Maypole dances, flower garlands and beautiful costumes.

Folktronica: Folk Singer Embraces the New for the Sake of Progress

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

Bob Dylan was smart enough to pull out an electric guitar at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 and "rocktify" his folk music. Now, Jason Garriotte appears to be following in the steps of Dylan by reaching a different type of folk and changing the aspects of the experience.

Barcelona Stunned

Posted 11.07.2012 | Sports

By James McManus, Celtic clinched a famous and shock 2-1 victory over Barcelona at Parkhead on Wednesday night courtesy of a goal in each ...

Champions League Preview: Barcelona vs. Celtic

Posted 10.23.2012 | Sports

By Alex Young, After recording their first ever away win in the Champions League proper, the Bhoys will be looking to continue the trend, ...

The Spirituality St. Patrick's Day

Lorna Byrne | Posted 05.15.2012 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

Everyone who has even a drop of Irish blood has a special spirituality engrained within us -- a flame that burns deep down within our souls, connecting us to the deep spirituality of our roots.

WATCH: Boneheaded Long-Distance Own Goal

Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

What was Cha Du Ri thinking? That's the only question worth asking after watching this highlight. In the middle of the first half of Celtic's Europa L...

Fan Attacks Soccer Coach During Match

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 07.11.2011 | Sports

EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Glasgow Celtic manager Neil Lennon was attacked by a fan during a game at Hearts on Wednesday night, just weeks after being sen...

Soccer Coach Receives Bombs In Mail

AP | BEN MCCONVILLE | Posted 06.20.2011 | Sports

GLASGOW, Scotland — The four parcel bombs sent to Celtic manager Neil Lennon and two prominent supporters of the Glasgow club were live devices ...

Happy St. Patrck's Day: 'How The Irish Saved Civilization' (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Happy St. Patrick's Day! It was the time of St. Patrick himself to which author Thomas Cahill refers in the title of his book, "How the Irish Saved Ci...

A Traveling Muse: Loreena McKennitt to Perform in the Middle East and Mediterranean Europe

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ilana Teitelbaum

McKennitt was shocked when she was invited to perform in Istanbul in 1996, which is when she first discovered her extensive fan base in the Middle East.

HuffPost Reviews: Van Morrison -- Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl / Asa -- Asa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With a basic reverence for the original record, Morrison's live arrangements allow for musicians to add new layers of strata though jams, while acknowledging forty years has passed since the original was slated.