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Posted on September 29 at 2:54 a.m.

I was in the audience when Borges spoke at Harvard as part of the Norton lecture series in the late 60's. He sat on a simple wooden chair and spoke from there. Someone from the audience asked him, what did he think of Freud? His answer: "Every age has its mythology".

On The Borges Behind the Stories

Posted on September 20 at 3:42 p.m.

I don't think the SBA airlines lack business. I no longer can get to Sacramento without traveling 5 hours via L.A. Every SBA direct flight to Sacramento, that I took, was completely filled.

It was once explained to me that airline flights made their money on how long they were flying straight, since take-off and landing use so much fuel. I don't know if that's true- or if airlines are just cutting back.

On Future Airport Terminal Aims High

Posted on September 19 at 7:53 a.m.

MARATHON POETS' READING, 10:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. SBMA Auditorium. Ongoing readings, in 10 minute slots by Santa Barbara poets. Schedule posted outside museum door. POETRY BOOK TABLES, support your local poets!

On Faulkner Gallery

Posted on September 13 at 6:08 p.m.

SB POETRY SERIES, OCT. 4, 7-9 p.m., SB CONTEMPORARY ARTS FORUM, 653 Paseo Nuevo, 2nd floor.

PAUL WILLIS, Westmont Professor, reading from his new book, Visiting Home, REBECCA FOUST winner of the 2007 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Award with Dark Card about parenting a son with Asperger's Syndrome, A second award winning chapbook, Mom's Canoe, to be released 2009, 2008 Pushcart nominee, ALYSSA OGI, Dos Pueblos High School senior, President of DPHS Poetry Club.

INFO: 966-1423

On Fall 2008 Books & Lectures Preview

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