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Serious Holiday Fun at 2020 Addison Street, around the corner from the Downtown Berkeley BART stop

RUTHIE FOSTER, The Truth According to Ruthie Foster is her new powerful CD, with a great hear it on the mountain sound.

The COVERLETTES, out of the ghost of great girl groups past come the Christmas presents of the Coverlettes.

LEONARD PITT, the mime, chocolate guide, and Our Man In Paris with his new take on the City of Light here at Solstice Tide

HARRIET ELINOR SMITH, one of the editors of The Autobiography of Mark Twain, the new hit from the UC Press

SONOS HANDBELL ENSEMBLE, the magical sounds of bells, world-renowned and ringing in the seasons for us, led by Jim Meredith.

TIPS ON TRAVEL, holiday travel insights from CARL and KARL (or Geoff Bolt and Michael O'Brien), who begin each others thoughts and misread their own minds, but do know their Condé from their Nast.

MIKE GREENSILL, piano, with his 88 elves.

at the Freight and Salvage Coffee House , 2020 Addison Street near Shattuck, with breakfast snacks and drinks available.

Sedge welcomes a stellar line-up of guests for this last August weekend as we peer at September.

  • NEAL POLLACK, humorist and author. whose latest book, STRETCH: The Unlikely Making Of A Yoga Dude , what If This is Tuesday it Must be Belgium did for European tourism, Stretch will do for the Yoga Journey.
  • JOYCE MAYNARD, whose new novel The Good Daughters,, coursing through fifty years of family.
  • MARGO HALL, appearing in Trouble in Mind, the play about a black actress trying to make a Broadway debut in the 1950s.
  • MANDY PATINKIN, the Tony and Emmy award-winning actor is prepping for a new show at the Berkeley Rep based on the story of the publication of Anne Frank's story and featuring marionettes, Compulsion .
  • EDEN BRENT, Mississippi jazz artist
  • MIKE GREENSILL, piano, whose been known to play past midnight into the new month.

Parking garage two doors down, Downtown Berkeley Bart stop half-a block around corner on Shattuck, with the fine Revival, Gather, and Venus restaurants nearby.

 

  • live from the Port Townsend, WA Film Festival , with film stars, and Pacific Northwest musicians live from one of the great festivals of cinema. What better place to find a radio show, we ask you. You'll be welcome in the audience.
  • DEBRA WINGER, actress and ARLISS HOWARD, writer-director, whose film Big Bad Love is screening at Port Townsend, site of Ms. Winger's role in An Officer and a Gentleman. Her film work includes Shadowlands and The Sheltering Sky; his includes Jurassic Park, The Lost World and Full Metal Jacket.
  • PEARL DJANGO, the stellar Pacific Northwest Gypsy Swing band whose latest CD title, Chasing Shadows, sounds like a description of the movies, while their music takes us to that little cafe and those beautiful eyes we remember so well....
  • JIM WHITTAKER , first American to climb Chromolunga, aka, Mt. Everest
  • JIM LYNCH, Olympia-based journalist and author of The Highest Tide, a novel about the wonder of a boy for the sea during the summer that will change his life
  • THE EDGE , leading NorthWest improv troupe
  • DAN GELLER and DAYNA GOLDFINE, filmmakers of a documentary about the Ballet Russe and 92 year-old Ballet Russe dancer MARC PLATT
  • LINDA OKAZAKI ,artist, illustrator
  • ANDREW SHIELDS, piano man
  • West Coast Live goes on the Road to celebrate the artists of this great Pacific Northwest art center.

at the Freight and Salvage Coffee House , 2020 Addison Street near Shattuck, with breakfast snacks and drinks available. RESERVATIONS: for your 2 hours of slow-food organic radio with only the freshest conversation, music and play: 415-664-9500, or TICKETWEB. Parking garage two doors down, Downtown Berkeley Bart stop half-a block around corner on Shattuck, with the fine Revival, Gather, and Venus restaurants nearby..  

  • Sedge welcomes Stellar line-up of guests for this last July weekend as we peer at August.
  • ROBERT HASS, poet and author of Song of Myself and other Poems , with the poetry of Walt Whitman.
  • MARY ROACH, the science writer whose engaging books include the three monosyllabic explorations Stiff, Spook and Bonk offers now Packing for Mars about the curious science of life in the void. Mary fills us in.
  • VENDELA VIDA, whose third novel, The Lovers , is set in Turkey. She co-edits The Believer magazine.
  • The DEVINE JUG BAND, Pete Devine's assembled multitude jugs along with verve.
  • and Sedge is accompanied by his great horse Silver and his faithful English companion, MIKE GREENSILL, piano, whose been known to play past midnight into the new month.