Beginning in 1933, in Ascona, Switzerland, there gathered annually an intellectual conclave of Jungians and Pythagoreans,Â philosophers and theologians, orientalists and historians of religions, ethnologists, Indologists, Islamists, Egyptologists, mythologists and scientists, to present learned and imaginative papers, interact with one another, enjoy the invigorating setting and relax in the hospitality in those early years of a singular woman, Olga Froebe. Â A “jahrbook” gathering the papers presented at the conference was published for each one, and the connections and conversations that transpired took on lives of their own.
This Sunday, at 2:30 pm, Walker Brents will delve into the history and richness that developed at Â this pinnacle of intellectual interchange. Â Each month, except when he goes wandering for the summer, he spins his thoughts and insights on a range of topics mythological, poetic and otherwise, and leaves his listeners intrigued, edified and a bit dazzled…
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