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HoCoPoLitSo: 42nd Annual Evening of Irish Music & Poetry

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Fri. Feb 21, 2020 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Smith Theatre

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Smith Theatre

Alice McDermottHoCoPoLitSo’s 42nd annual Irish Evening will feature three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and National Book Award winning author Alice McDermott, Celtic rock band O’Malley’s March fronted by former Md Gov. Martin O’Malley, and step dancers from the Teelin Irish Dance Company.  Irish coffee, Guinness, other beverages and books will be offered for sale beginning at 7 p.m. and during intermission. Tickets are $40 and available at For additional information, call 443-518-4568 or visit or

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Ticket information

To purchase tickets, visit  The Horowitz Center Box Office DOES NOT sell tickets/subscriptions for Howard County Poetry & Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo). HoCoPoLitSo staff will be on site the day of the performance for day of ticket sales, will call and other patron concerns. For customer support prior to the concert date, call or email HoCoPoLitSo at:
Phone: 443-518-4568 | Email:

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Number to call in case of inclement weather: 443-518-4030

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HoCoPoLitSo operates Monday – Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (EST). We are closed holidays.

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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Horowitz Center 200
Columbia, MD 21044

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