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Our Better Selves - Wisdom & Happiness #1189
Who are we in this year of stronger-than-whatever-redux-make-us-together-greater-they-all-want-to-get-into-that-big-beautiful-house-how-did-we-get-here sloganeering. This election season women and men citizenry have been degraded when often it's blessedly only the candidates degrading themselves. It's time to bathe in the fresh water of the Merced River and breathe cool clean mountain air and discover ourselves again in a national park -- one of our nation's great treasures -- so come with us today to Yosemite National Park to find Our Better Selves..... SEDGE welcomes:
JESSE COLIN YOUNG, songwriter and lead singer of the popular group The Youngbloods in the 1960s. Everbody Get Together, Try to Love One Another Right Now... A spirit from another time. He'll sing Love is but a song to sing, Fear's the way we die, you can make the mountains ring --- as we look at Half Dome in the Sierra.
CHRIS SMITHER, folk/blues singer and guitarist whose music draws deeply from blues, folk, modern poets and philosophers.
ROSS HANNA, the late grandson of John Muir who helped sustain the legacy of his grandfather (October 1922 - June 2014).
PHIL FRANK, the late great cartoonist who created Farley (March 1943 – September 2007).
GERRY BLOCH, oldest person to climb El Capitan, at age 81, and his guide MIKE CORBETT.
YVONNE GRANGER, Park Service Ranger.
TOM BOPP, Yosemite music historian and performer.
MIKE GREENSILL, who hiked in a piano!
Memories and Time Shifts - WCL 1222 - June 10
SEDGE talks with
JEANETTE WINTERSON - author of Gut Symmetires, Oranges Aren Not The Only Fruit, Sexing the Cherry, Art Objects, and many other explorations of memory, time, experience and identity with candor and humor
His authobiography describes how his father coped with his Japanese heritage and prepared him for leading the pluraistic Star Trek cres as SULU
U. UTAH PHILIPS & ROSALIE SORRELS
The late, great story teller tells us how to develop better narrative "gaffs" and the demonstrate the hilarity and compassion in folk music. "Soup!" - the solution to all social ills.
Sing comically about folk music.
And a pre-fame lagniappe with MICHAEL FRANTI
MIKE GREENSILL, piano
DIANE HIDY, piano