which way west-plus 11/27/11

wondering what you've missed?  here's a sample... also hit the "older posts" button below to stroll back through the weeks... a few sundays ago... Sunday, November 27 - three events At 1 pm:  I'm Not a Tourist!  I Live Here! Ex-Glen Parker & … [Read more...]

Walker Brents on Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh

Sunday, October 30 – 2:30 pm Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh Walker Talks! Expository explorations on literary, mythological & historical themes Walker Brents III can always be relied on to entertain and edify as he muses on topics of timeless interest … [Read more...]

Meltzer on Stage

Sunday, October 16 – 2 pm Maestro David Meltzer The Stuntman! Interviewed on  the Bird & Beckett stage by Gerry Fialka David just wowed 'em in the Mission, at our Litquake reading at Kaleidoscope, trading "fours" with his new bride Julie … [Read more...]

Layla and Majnun

Sunday, September 25, 2:30 pm Walker Talks! Mad love: The Story of Layla and Majnun Walker Brents III tells the tale of Layla and Majnun -- a 7th century Arabic story, best remembered from the rendering by 12th century Persian poet Nizami. … [Read more...]

Scholars of the Arab Empire

Scholars of the Arab Empire Dr. Wajih Ibrahim Saadeh has synthesized his knowledge of the development of Arab thought, its roots and its influence on Western ideas in a series of books.  His lecture on Sunday, Jan. 16, at 1 pm will set forth an … [Read more...]