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Wednesday, September 2, 7:30 PM

Ken Buessler, Marine Radiochemist, Center for Marine and Environmental Radioactivity (CMER)  and Tim Mousseau, Research Biologist, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Professor in conversation with Mary Beth Branga, Co-Director Ecological Options Network discuss Fukushima Contamination in the Ocean and in the Biosphere

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Thursday, September 3, 7:00 PM

The Oyster War follows the years-long controversy surrounding the Drakes Bay Oyster Company farm, formerly located in Point Reyes National Seashore. West Marin native Summer Brennan paints a full picture of how the Drakes Bay controversy came to be and investigates the complexities of the dispute and its key players, combined with a deep devotion to her native northern California. Brennan is a UN correspondent in New York City and a former reporter for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Point Reyes Light. Presented by Point Reyes Books.

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Saturday, September 5, 8:00 PM
Please join us in support of this benefit for the  Dance Palace Community & Cultural Center and West Marin Community Services food bank by bringing a donation of canned food to the concert. There will be collection baskets at the entrances.

George Winston returns to the Dance Palace on Saturday, September 5, a brilliant Grammy Award winning pianist with over 15 albums to his name, George Winston brings his stunning brand of solo piano back to Point Reyes. Enjoy a night of beautiful music as George plays classics spanning his 42 year career

George Winston grew up mainly in Montana, and also spent his later formative years in Mississippi and Florida. During this time, his favorite music was instrumental rock and instrumental R&B, including Floyd Cramer, the Ventures, Booker T & The MG’s, Jimmy Smith, and many more. Inspired by R&B, jazz, Blues and rock (especially the Doors), George began playing organ in 1967. In 1971 he switched to the acoustic piano after hearing recordings from the 1920s and the 1930s by the legendary stride pianists Thomas “Fats” Waller and the late Teddy Wilson. In addition to working on stride piano, he also at this time came up with this own style of melodic instrumental music on solo piano, called folk piano. In 1972, he recorded his first solo piano album, BALLADS AND BLUES 1972, for the late guitarist John Fahey’s Takoma label.

George is presently concentrating mainly on live performances, and this time he is touring playing solo piano concerts of the Summer Show, solo guitar concerts, solo harmonica concerts, and solo piano dances (with R&B and slow dance songs). He is also studying the playing of the great New Orleans pianists Henry Butler, James Booker, Professor Longhair, Dr. John, and Jon Cleary, and he is also working on interpreting pieces on solo piano by his favorite composers, including Vince Guaraldi, Professor Longhair, the Doors, Frank Zappa, Randy Newman, Sam Cooke, Curtis Mayfield, Laura Nyro, Al Kooper, Dr. John, Henry Butler, James Booker, Jon Cleary, Ralph Towner, Arthur Lee, Milt Jackson, John Hartford, Oliver Schroer, Taj Mahal, Philip Aaberg, and others, to play at concerts, and at his solo piano dances.

 

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Sunday, September 13, 10:00 AM

Dance & Yoga Immersion ~ Samba SadaShiva with Rosangela Silvestre, Tika Morgan and Nubia Teixeira.

Three renowned teachers combine their individual strengths and shared passion for embodiment to support you to open your body to the forces of nature with reverence.
Deeply rooted in the traditions of Yoruba, Brazil and India;  these teacher will interweave prayer, joy and authentic movement in a seamless flow.
Igniting the element of fire will be the main focus on this Day Long experience.

For questions and registration contact: Nubia@Bhaktinova.com
Visit: silvestretraining.com ~ tikamorgandance.com ~ bhaktinova.com

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Sunday, September 13, 8:00 PM

Inverness Almanac Volume Two Release Party with music by Vetiver.

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