Sunday, September 8th – 2 pm:
read their work
Six writers converge from various points on the West Coast and New York City for an afternoon of readings hosted by Laura Ruberto, co-chair of the Berkeley City College Department of Arts and Culture.
On hand for the afternoon will be Giovanna Capone (Oakland); Jennifer Lagier Fellguth (Santa Cruz); Paul Fericano (Santa Barbara); George Guida (New York City) ; Tommi Avicolli Mecca (San Francisco); and James Tracy (San Francisco).
These writers share an Italian-American background that has had a hand in shaping their work. Several have devoted their attention largely to poetry, plays and fiction, while Avicolli Mecca, Tracy and Fericano have long track records as activists as well, their writing and agitating going hand in hand…
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