Guitarist Gerry McGee Inspires Next Generation Of Musicians At INNOV8

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Pat Mire and Gerry McGee Take Center Stage at AcA for INNOV8

By Megan Wyatt

Guitarist Paul Domingue Jr. of the local band Roaming Signals sat front and center Sunday in the Acadiana Center for the Arts' theatre.  He and his band mates hoped to soak in as much as they could from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Gerry McGee.

"Sushi and Sauce Piquante" Shines Light On Musical Treasure

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Review of "Sushi and Sauce Piquante" Rough-Cut Screening at Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival


Gerry McGee is a national treasure and renowned lead guitarist who was born in Eunice.  Thing is, you'd be hard-pressed to find some Acadians who know McGee's work.  Local filmmaker Pat Mire shined a light on McGee's personality and work in the new documentary, "Sushi and Sauce Piquante." The film made its U.S. premiere at the opening night of last week's eighth annual Cinema on the Bayou Festival.

World War II Spies, Interpreters and Heroes

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Atchafalaya Voices Presents

By William J. Thibodeaux

I recently viewed Pat Mire's film, "Mon Cher Camarade," which is an excellent documentary. It tells the never before told story of some of the French speaking Acadian or Cajun soldiers' role during the Second World War. There are comments by several well-known Acadian historians and linguists, and comments by some of the veterans who were there. Thousands of Acadian GIs fought alongside other American servicemen during the war.

The Director's Cut

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The Oscar experts can have "The King's Speech" and "The Social Network" in tonight's 83rd annual Academy Awards. Pat Mire, Acadiana's award-winning documentary filmmaker, is going with "True Grit."

Cajun translators worked with French Resistance

Pat Mire's documentary "Mon Cher Camarade" Presented at LSU-Eunice's LeDoux Library


A spotlight has been thrown on the little-known role of Cajun French interpreters during World War II, thanks to local filmmaker Pat Mire's documentary, "Mon Cher Comarade".