Dan Liberthson crafts poems from his thoughts on family, animals, baseball… all the things that tease his curious mind. Â A storyteller as well as a wordsmith, his belief in the power and utility of narrative and language never flags. Â He has several collections to his name, the latest beingÂ Morning, and Begin Again (self-published, 2012).
David Hallstrom, probably the first poet to recite one of his poems to us across the counter at “the old bookstore” — the location down on Diamond Street which we opened up in May of 1999 — wrote of the moon, love, wine, the classic subjects of the poet.
We’ve still got Dan in our midst, and he’ll deliver some new poems and perhaps a few old ones. Â David, we lost a few years ago, and several of his old friends will read from manuscript pages that his old friend Joe Morosco has held onto.
Jerry Ferraz hosts. Â An open mic follows.
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site