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Thursday, October 28 – 7:30pm
Walker Talks!

Illuminating the paragraphs of such sages as Mulla Nasrudin and Lao Tsu is like singing with your eyes, or making scat-notes out of the tracks of a tattered clown.  Wise fools.  Old sages who ride off on donkeys into the mountains.  Scattered texts and word-of-mouth.  Jokes that strike home.  Such stuff as dreams are made on.  What Shakespeare made our world of…
The analogies in which these two jesters spoke were hardly written down, more like pulled out of the air of their speech-space, then shaped by hand into letters. They endure and fascinate.  Any view of them is a new view…

Walker’s talk on Mulla Nasrudin and Lao Tsu is viewable for free or a small voluntary donation via Paypal, Venmo or the Cash App on our YouTube channel and Facebook page


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

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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The Independent Musicians Alliance

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

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