Monday, May 19th – 7 pm
Sterling Bunnell reads
“Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale Completed”
— open mic follows
Live recording: Sterling Bunnell will read his long-form poem, “Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale Completed.” Bunnell retired from a long career in psychiatry some time ago, during which he was particularly known for his 1960s exploration of the use of hallucinogenic drugs in treatment regimens; he’s
credited with introducing the first living strain of Salvia divinorum, Diviner’s Sage, to the United States, on his return from a 1962 trip in the company of Michael McClure to Sierra Mazateca. Bunnell is highly regarded as well for his investigations of ecological history and prospects and for his wide ranging philosophical thought. His recent series of talks at the Humanist Hall in Oakland have been providing grist for the mill and food for thought to many, just a current manifestation of his continuing consideration of the continuum.
An open mic, conducted by Sterling’s long-time friend, student and colleague, Jerry Ferraz, follows. All welcome.
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~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
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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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