Certified Wisdom & Happiness - Summer in the Cities #1176
THE BILLS, the rollicking acoustic marvels whose blend sound symphonic and rhythyms deep and woven from sea spume - From Vancouver and Victoria, BC
GAUTAM MALKANI, Financial Times editor, whose novel reflects the urban complexity and humor in London life. He has a new book project and an engaging "Unbound" promo trailer, r-rated for language yet funny and moving.
Author LEONARD PITT, author of Walking Through Lost Paris, mime, and founder of the Berkeley Chocolate Club, helps us see back in time to pre-Haussman Paris.
Music by VIENNA TENG TRIO, the acclaimed pianistand songwriter in the pop-folk style.
T.C. BOYLE, author, with his new book, Talk Talk, a adventure in identiy theft with a deaf woman as his protagonist and a CGI creator as her ally.
And a song about food and touring from PETER SCHICKELE, sole discoverer of the music of PDQ Bach.
Certified Wisdom & Happiness - Phones in our Lives - 1175
We're sure it is only a coincidence that the phone circuit failed the day we featured a marvelous history of the phone phreakers by Phil Lapsley and and interview with Hedrick Smith who produced a documentary for PBS on how the phone company shares all your data with the government.
From The Chapel at 777 Valencia (b/t 18th & 19th) in the SF Mission, SEDGE welcomes:
the Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winning journalist with Who Stole the American Dream, on trail of political and corporate decisions that have, over the past four decades, dismantled the American Dream
whose latest novel Hold Fast tells the story of an 11-year-old girl who falls into Chicago’s shelter system and from there must solve the mystery of her father’s strange disappearance
engineer, hacker, author and entrepreneur brings us his fascinating new account Exploding the Phone: The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws who Hacked Ma Bell
the Canadian fiddler, singer/songwriter and step dancer brings us a few of the high-energy songs from her new album Bright Like Gold
this year's lineup of 14 senior Yale University men who comprise the world's oldest and most famous collegiate a cappella group.