David Meltzer’s a brilliant poet and he could use a hand! Â So come give him a hand, and let’s put together some funds to meet medical expenses. Â A $20 donation at the door is requested, though we’ll not turn anyone away as long as space allows! Â And much larger donations are definitely encouraged and appreciated. Â We’ll also sell a signed letterpress broadside that David’s working up with Nick Whittington as we speak!
ColleaguesÂ Clark Coolidge, Sunnylyn Thibodeaux, Andrew Joron, Les Gottesman and Julie Rogers will read poems. Â Cloud Shepherd and The Rabbles will play music. Â Wine, beer and abundant high spirits guaranteed!
Can’t make it on November 9th? Â No worries! Â Visit Meltzerville at this linkÂ and it will take you to a place where you can donate to the fund!
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.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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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