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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.  
 

AUGUST 23, 2014
A Favorite from the Archives - Show 1076

This week, we step back in time to September 1997, when Sedge welcomed:

EDMUND WHITE, novelist and memoirist on literary and social topics with his semi-autobiographical novel The Farewell Symphony.

HARLAN ELLISON, the revered and prolific author of speculative fiction, here with his collection of short stories Slippage.

THE NAKED BARBIES the hard-to-categorize roots-rock band from Berkeley bring us sounds to swing to.

WHISTLEAIRES bring us their innovative bodily sounds.

ROBIN WILLIAMS the late comedian and actor who called into the show in 1994 to give us a brief report on the short story he prompted Harlan Ellison to write in The Booksmith's store window.

 

AUGUST 30, 2014
Live from the Freight & Salvage - Show 1077

Live from the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse at 2020 Addison St in downtown Berkeley, Sedge welcomes:

Author

AMY TAN

author of such bestselling novels as The Joy Luck Club and now The Valley of Amazement, both dealing with powerful mother-daughter relationships partially set in China.

Author

NOVELLA CARPENTER

urban farmer and memoirist with Gone Feral: Tracking My Dad Though the Wild, in which she tries to make sense of her father's life and disappearance while becoming a parent herself.

Naturalist

CLAIRE PEASLEE

naturalist from the Point Reyes Observatory brings us her observations of fall phenomena looming into our latitudes.

Musicians

ENSEMBLE MIK NAWOOJ

a hip hop orchestra led by composer JooWan Kim, featuring a 7-piece chamber orchestra, 2 MCs and an opera singer. Here celebrating the release of their new self-titled album.

Musicians

MISNER & SMITH

bring us the folky goodness from Seven Hour Storm, an album of vivid, poetic songwriting, and some of the finest harmony singing around.

The Lively

MIKE GREENSILL

Bay Area composer who we're lucky to call our house pianist.
 

SEPTEMBER 6, 2014
TBA - Show 1078

Stay tuned for details. Get your tickets now for our shows live from the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley on September 20 & 27!

 

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