Archives—August 2015

Lisa Johnson Presents at Poetry Festival in Guatemala

Lisa Johnson
Lisa Johnson

Lisa Johnson (VPA) presented poems from her collection, “Addition and Subtraction,” in July at the Second International Poetry Festival of Aguacat’n in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. The Aguacat’n International Poetry Festival was initiated by the Macondo Literary Group of Guatemala and is supported by the Editorial Ediciones Caffeine and Converged Voice Literary Magazine. Poets from Mexico, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Germany and the US presented their work during the three-day event.

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Mike Irish Interviewed by Just Jazz Guitar

Mike Irish - Just Jazz GuitarMike Irish (VPA) was interviewed for Just Jazz Guitar magazine. You can watch the interview on two supplemental videos online.

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Video 1: Five Sax Arrangement of “Round Midnight” (An adaption of a Robert Conti solo guitar arrangement)

Arrangement by Mike Irish. Musicians: Rebecca Prich, Tonina Clements, Ben Sheff, Jake Reid, Nick Black

Video 2: Some Like It Cool – A Film About Mike Irish

A film by: Paul Kirby, Erik Doering, Peter Falk, Kevin Gray. Thanks to: Brittany Vanderwall, Kyle Frazier, Mike Christianson, Libby Meyer, Bob Hiltunen, Steve Jones, Orpheum Theater, Rozsa Theater. A special thanks to: Mike Irish, Erin Smith

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