Ira Liss discovered his love & passion for performing in his first theater improv class more than 28 years ago in NYC. That self-discovery has led to a continuing journey of performing arts doing stand-up comedy, theater improv, murder mystery dinner theater (performed at dozens of Manhattan restaurants plus the Amtrak train to Atlantic City!), poetry performance, sketch comedy, Playback theatre and his original solo cabaret shows, â€śPiano, Performance & Passion!â€ť Over the years, he has collaborated with numerous musicians, actors and poets co-producing shows in NYC, Flagstaff, Denver and Boulder.
He has written and directed original shows including Tyrannosaurus Sex (and other truths) and is happily in his 10th year with Boulder Playback Improv (BoulderPlayback.com), performing July 11, August 9 and Sept. 13 at the Trident. See his performing arts on youTube: https://www.youtube.com/TheIraLissShow.
Seth Hoffman is a singer/songwriter/story-teller and also a 5th grade teacher based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His songs are inspired from personal experiences, travels, nature, dreams, and conversations. To learn more about Seth, hear some music, and see some videos, visit his website at: sethhoffmanmusic
Wednesday July 30th at 7PM: Dog Days Salon
Please join us at Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe for a night of reading, entertainment, and general merriment brought to you by CU's own Ruth Ellen Kocher! All are welcome to the salon, but unfortunately no pets allowed.
Innisfree This Week:
Tuesday July 22nd at 7PM: Weekly Open Poetry Reading.
Thursday July 24: Christopher Shugrue
Christopher Shugrue was born on the run. He is a writer, performer, and photographer whose work appears in several journals including Semicolon, Sans Merci, The Front Porch News, and Bombay Gin. His prose chapbook, Straw Writes, was named a finalist in the Monkey Puzzle Press 2013 →
Dennis Etzel Jr. lives with Carrie and the boys in Topeka, Kansas where he teaches English at Washburn University. He has an MFA from The University of Kansas, and an MA and Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies from Kansas State University. He has a chapbook The Sum of Two Mothers (ELJ Publications 2014), and his work has appeared →
Steve Tompkins hails from Fountain, Colorado and graduated from Colorado State University-Pueblo with degrees in English and Spanish. He currently works as the Academy Director and ESL Coordinator for a charter school in Colorado Springs. Steve's first collection of poetry, Clay County Pastoral, is now available from Word Press. Recent poems have appeared in Big Muddy, Borderlands, The →