Sunday, June 23rd
Lettuce Wars: Ten Years of Work and Struggle in the Fields of California
Sunday, June 23, at 2 pm, Bruce Neuburger will present his book, just published by Monthly Review Press, that details his immersion in the life most of us have only viewed through the windows of our cars as we hurtle along through the agricultural heartland of California. Bruce was and remains a committed radical politically, and worked long and hard in the fields, a milieu occupied predominantly by people who by virtue of the color of their skin are consigned to the work. The book has been praised for the vividness of the writing, for the humanity of the writer, and for the scope of its observation.
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