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JULY 31, 2010
Live Broadcast from the New Freight and Salvage theatre in Downtown Berkeley
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.
AUGUST 7, 2010
from September 25th, 2004, Upstage Cafe, Port Townsend WA
- live from the Port Townsend, WA Film Festival
- TOM ROBBINS, author "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues," and "Another Roadside Attraction"
- DAVID GUTERSON, author, "Snow Falling on Cedars"
- JANE POWELL, actress, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
- MAX GROVER, artist, illustrator of Children's Books
- GEORGE REZENDES and FRIENDS, (possibly as The Toolshed Trio)
- QUASIMODO and the BELL RINGERS, featuring a guy who likes to cook and eat bugs and slugs
- MISTY RIVER BAND, women's acoustic vocal quartet
- SAM BARRY, piano man
- West Coast Live goes on the Road to celebrate the artists of this great Pacific Northwest art center and our new carriage on KUOW2 Seattle
AUGUST 14, 2010
from Saturday, September 24, 2005, broadcast from the Upstage Theater and Cafe, Port Townsend WA
- 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.
AUGUST 21, 2010
from Saturday September 29th, 2007 in PORT TOWNSEND, Washington
- at the PORT TOWNSEND FILM FESTIVAL in the UPSTAGE CAFE , 923 Washington Street.
Tix $10 advanced and for Film Festival Pass Holders, $12 at the door, with filmic marvels and the aroma of organic popcorn on the radio, and featuring
- BILLY COLLINS , poet.
- actor ELLIOTT GOULD
- CHARLES BURNETT, auteur filmmakers whose 1980s film Killer of Sheep is revered as the great Italian masters, though made in Watts for 10k.
- THE EDGE, auteur improv artists from the Pacific Northwest.
- DAN Big Hands COLVIN, a bit of blues, a bit of country, a bit of rain.
- MIKE MURRAY, singer-songwriter, with that northwest flair.
- ANDREW SHIELDS in for Mike Greensill.