Posts Tagged ‘Walker Brents’

Dave Parker Trio, Turning a Train of Thought Upside Down, Joe Lasqo

this weekend at Bird & Beckett… Friday – 5:30 to 8:00 pm jazz in the bookshop 3/30 – The Dave Parker Trio Jerry Logas, baritone and tenor saxes, flute and clarinet Charles Hamilton, trombone Dave Parker, bass Remember the halcyon days of the Red Rock Lounge?  That was Ric Lopez’s elegant little corner bar at…

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Holderlin & WordWind

Sunday, February 25 2:30 pm – Walker Talks! on the German poet Holderlin Once a month, Walker mesmerizes us with his fascinating meanderings amidst the meanings of writers, philosophers, mythologies and mysteries… how he does it, we don’t know, but he’s gained a following that hangs on the gossamer threads of thought that he spins. …

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which way west-plus 11/27/11

wondering what you’ve missed?  here’s a sample… also hit the “older posts” button below to stroll back through the weeks… a few sundays ago… Sunday, November 27 – three events At 1 pm:  I’m Not a Tourist!  I Live Here! Ex-Glen Parker & committed activist Elizabeth Boardman sold her house here and moved to Davis…

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Walker Brents on Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh

Sunday, October 30 – 2:30 pm Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh Walker Talks! Expository explorations on literary, mythological & historical themes Walker Brents III can always be relied on to entertain and edify as he muses on topics of timeless interest — in this instance, the Shahnameh.  Composed by the 10th century Persian poet Ferdowsi, the Shanameh recounts the…

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Layla and Majnun

Sunday, September 25, 2:30 pm Walker Talks! Mad love: The Story of Layla and Majnun Walker Brents III tells the tale of Layla and Majnun — a 7th century Arabic story, best remembered from the rendering by 12th century Persian poet Nizami. Cherished by Persians, Arabs, Afghans, Turks, Azerbaijanis, Uzbeks, Indians and Pakistanis, the story…

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Walker Talks

Tales of Ghostly Japan Walker Talks! Sunday, May 29th – 2:00 pm Each month, until he breaks for his summer ramble through the western states, Walker Brents III presents a spellbinding set of musings on topics mythological, literary and historical. This month, the supernatural folktales and legends of a country that has recently had its…

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