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SEDGE welcomes guests who find where the light gets in:

 

Author

SYLVIE SIMMONS

the award-winning music journalist brings us her new biography I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen.

Author

RICHARD SCHWARTZ

the California historian will shed some light on the massive October 21, 1868 Hayward Fault Earthquake.

Chef

CHARLES PHAN

from SF's legendary Slanted Door restaurant brings us his eagerly awaited first cookbook, Vietnamese Home Cooking.

Musicians

THE PACIFIC GUITAR ENSEMBLE

classical guitarist David Tanenbaum, steel-string guitarist Peppino D’Agostino and six other guitar legends join forces to perform a wide variety of repertoire.

Musicians

KATHY KALLICK BAND

the Grammy-award winning bluegrass troubadour who has toured internationally for over 30 years brings us her soulful, inter-generational band.

The A-Muse-ing

MIKE GREENSILL

on piano, and more!

SEDGE present some outspoken comics and thinkers from around the world in this show.        Image result for Shazia MirzaImage result for Gary Shteyngart

ERIC SCHLOSSER, chronicler of the bizarre underbelly of modern American culture, author of "Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All American Meal" and now "Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market".

 

SHAZIA MIRZA, Pakistani-British female comic, who answers the 10 questions you always wanted to know about Islam, but were too afraid to ask.      

 

GARY SHTEYNGART, author of “The Russian Debutante’s Handbook”, which charts a young and confused Russian immigrant's exploration of American culture.

 

ROBIN FLOWER and LIBBY McLAREN, instrumentalists, vocalists and songwriters, who let their imaginations run wild by combining fiddle, piano, guitar, mandolin, banjo and accordion with soaring vocal harmonies.

 

SARAH JONES, praised by the New York Times as a "high-voltage performance artist," this dynamic actor, poet and spoken word performer delivers an astonishing array of accents and quick-change character shifts in "Surface Transit".

 

BORIS AKUNIN, Russian author of mysteries including tries to explain the French, the Americans, and the Russians.  He talks with Sedge also about "The Winter Queen".

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West Coast Live broadcasts Saturdays from 10am to noon Pacific Time, unless otherwise stated. Guests attending the show are asked to arrive 30 minutes early, at 9:30am.