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Arts-Waves – April 23, 2018: Cherilyn Parsons, Bay Area Book Festival

Cherilyn Parsons is the founder and director of the fourth annual Bay Area Book Festival, the weekend of April 28-29, 2018 (with a film series beginning April 25th). The Berkeley Civic Center MLK Park holds the main stage, with fifteen venues for events within walking distance. She is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.

In this interview she presents some of the highlights from the festival, and discusses the festival’s origins, along with the various themes that arise in this year’s event. Among the guests: Errol Morris, Robert Reich, Dave Eggars, Alice Waters, Pico Iyer and more.

Bay Area Book Festival website

An extended version of this interview can be found as a Radio Wolinsky podcast.

Also: A review of “Head Over Heels” at the Curran through May 6, 2018.

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