Archives for June 2013

Tuesday, September 24th — 7:00 pm
A Carnatic/Hindustani/Jazz Summit

 A Benefit Performance to raise funds for visiting playwright Ranjon Ghosal The Classical Music Traditions of South India and North India intertwine with American Jazz in an historic first encounter between  renowned musicians Prasant … [Read more...]

Emil DeAndreis Book Release Party!
Wednesday, Stepember 25th, 7 pm
Beyond Folly: Misadventures in Substitute Teaching

Welcome to the wonderful world of public education, as seen through the eyes of seasoned substitute teacher, Horton Hagardy. It's a time you might recall with great fondness if you were a student a day to escape the oppressive existence of your … [Read more...]

Sunday, Sept. 22nd, 4:30 pm:
Albatross Clarinet Quartet

The Albatross Quartet, featuring Dave Tidball, clarinet, bass clarinet; Jim Dukey, clarinet, bass clarinet; Dick Mathias, clarinet, bass clarinet; and Charlie Keagle, clarinet, present a unique fusion of chamber music and jazz improvisation for … [Read more...]

Sunday, Sept. 22nd, 2:00 pm:
Poets Gwynn O’Gara,
QR Hand & Bill Vartnaw
with WordWind Chorus

Sonoma County Poet Laureate Bill Vartnaw and Sonoma County Poet Laureate emeritus Gwynn O’Gara are joined by poet QR Hand and the rest of WordWind Chorus (poet Brian Auerbach & saxophonist Lewis Jordan).  QR will read separately as well as … [Read more...]

Thursday, September 19th, 7:00 pm
Al Young, California poet laureate emeritus, and Jeanne Powell – POETS!
with open mic!

Al Young was the California Poet Laureate from 2005-2008, a high point in a towering career that began in the late 1960s with novels, poetry collections and more, through the 1970s on into the present... novels that include Who is Angelina? and … [Read more...]