ALEX ROSS, Listen to This; The Rest is Noise. The ears of The New Yorker Also appearing Friday night at Zellerbach Cal Performances.

ERIC ALAN, author, whose Grace and Tranquility continues a creative journey across genres, with GYPSY SOUL, Eric Alan's musical accompaniment to Grace and Tranquility, among many musical accomplishments.

KIM DOWER with her new book of poems, Air Kissing on Mars.

The PICKPOCKET ENSEMBLE, San Francisco-based and inspired by European café and folk music.

JONAH LEHRER, the contributing editor to Wired who studies the way we decide ... to come to the show, for instance, or listen at home.

REVEREND BILLY with a brief economic homily.

The Irresistible Mike Greensill

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