We are introduced to Deirdre, and, less than an hour later, we have a new old friend.
There really was no pressing reason to request an interview with Deirdre Flynn Sullivan, except that we haven’t spoken yet, which was reason enough. Turns out that our instincts were right on target. We spoke for about an hour and could have spoken for another hour, so why not pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us for a ranging, arts talk!
There is no point in summarizing what we talked about, since we talked about pretty much everything. BUT, there was a raft of links mentioned, and the partial list looks like this:
“Bloomsday” Celebration May Be International, but Williamstown Brings Ulysses Home
You many not have time to finish James Joyce’s masterpiece by Monday if you haven’t read it yet, but that is absolutely no reason to skip Bloomsday in Williamstown.
Joyce’s groundbreaking novel, set on one day, June 16, in the life of main character Leopold Bloom is celebrated globally with Bloomsday events including readings, enactments, and parties. Here in Williamstown, Karl Mullen helps direct festivities that begin at 8 a.m. Mullen discusses our local commemoration, now in its fifth year, and urges people even to take part in the fun if they can only spare an hour. Be sure to check out some of these great links to Bloomsday information to help you get in the spirit
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