Phoenix, Arizona – The Phoenix area has a large network of modern libraries. One library is the Cesar Chavez library in south Phoenix. It is next to a large park and lake. The library is spacious, modern, and engages in community outreach. It is important for the surrounding community and is often a meeting places for groups. It is also a good place to reach out to if you are in need of reference materials as they have a full-time librarian.
Phoenix, Arizona – The 2019 Phoenix Fall Festival took place on November 2, 2019 from 10AM to 4 PM in Nance Park in downtown Phoenix. The Festival has been in operation for fifteen years and has become a Phoenix tradition.
Phoenix, AZ – Todd Thommes, a composer and musician, is an Arizona transplant from Los Angeles and has begun doing commissioned independent compositions for various people, especially those with podcasts. He began playing the piano at four years old – when he used to be awakened by his mother playing Chopin on the downstairs piano.
Phoenix, Arizona – The McClelland Irish Center in Phoenix, Arizona has been in existence for twenty years and its landmark building is downtown and not far from several Phoenix art museums. The building is cobbled gray stone with a grand entrance way. It is distinctive in this desert city.
Phoenix, Arizona – The Irish Center in Phoenix, Arizona was established twenty years ago and has been important in informing the public about Irish culture, Irish language, and Irish history. The Irish Center currently has an exhibit – created by the Irish government – entitled the “The Irish in Latin America”. Thousands of Irish went to Latin America during the Famine and many more followed during the Irish Revolution.