Afghan American author Tamim Ansary presents his latest work, Road Trips: Becoming an American in the Vapor Trail of the Sixties, whichÂ recounts stories from his years as part of the American ’60s and’70s counterculture, after he arrived from Afghanistan and â€œdropped outâ€ of a society heâ€™d never been a part of.
Ansary writes memoir, history, fiction, and essays on politics, current events, arts, sports, philosophy and whatever else captures his imagination. His book West of Kabul, East of New York, was selected by San Francisco as its One City One Book pick for 2009.
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