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Tsunami Books

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2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
(541) 345-8986 http://www.tsunamibooks.org

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September 2018

Ukulele Superstars Brook Adams (Eugene) and Danielle Ate the Sandwich (the Universe).

September 23 • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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Brook, a well-loved member of the Eugene music scene, may be best known for his amazing rendition of the whole Abbey Road Album, solo, on ukulele. Danielle last played at Tsunami with Folk Legend Peter Mulvey.  With an emotionally charged multi-octave range and some of the most beautiful lyrics ever sung in this humble Bookbarn, backed by her simple flawless bass ukulele, Danielle is a musical presence like no other. Opening set Brook plus Second set Danielle, plus possible surprises…

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The City Club

September 26 • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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5:30 meet-and-greet, 6 PM Talk:  The City Club in a moment of Monthly Community Outreach, featuring local public figures in dialogue with the audience.  Hosted by Eric Richardson (President of the NAACP).    Something new at Tsunami.  ($5-10 suggested donation)

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Folksinger/Author Korby Lenker

September 27 • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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Folksinger/Author Korby Lenker.  Korby's first book is a collection of 27 stories from his 15 years as a solo touring artist called "Medium Hero." He'll be mixing his stories and songs all night. Prepare for an experience you will remember for years. (tix $12.50 on sale September 1; drop by the store or call 541-345-8986 to reserve)  https://www.korbylenker.com 

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October 2018

The Blue Cliff Zen Center

October 1 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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The Blue Cliff Zen Center hosts author and teacher Daisan Roshi (Julian Daizan Skinner).  Daizan will read from and talk about his two new books: "Practical Zen: Meditation and Beyond,"  and "Practical Zen for Health, Wealth, and Mindfulness." Booksigning to follow.  (suggested donation $2-5)   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_Daizan_Skinner_Roshi   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaFA9mR4TfI 

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Book Event featuring Douglas Bradley

October 3 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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Book Event featuring Douglas Bradley, co-author (with Craig Werner) of “We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War.” (Univ. of Mass. Press).  This book places popular music at the heart of the American experience in Vietnam. The authors explore how and why U.S. troops turned to music as a way of connecting to each other and the world back home and of coping with the complexities of the war they had been sent to fight.  Chosen as the top music book of 2015 by…

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Folksinger Tracy Grammer

October 4 • 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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Tracy has been a favorite here at Tsunami and the whole Northwest for 20 years now. She began her career playing with the great songwriter Dave Carter.  After he passed in 2002, Grammer became a solo artist sharing the songs they gave us.  Tracy is traveling in celebration and support of her new, highly reviewed album, "Low-Tide." (tix $15 on sale September 1; drop by the store or call 541-345-8986)    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdmvZNBCx_Q    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imf2GYV0xNo 

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Award-winning Children’s Book Reading and Signing

October 6 • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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Two-time award-winning author, Diana Lynne Nadeau, will be reading a selection of passages from her highly acclaimed children's book, Pola's Flower, at Tsunami Bookstore in South Eugene on Saturday, October 6th, from 2-3:30 pm. The book, a gentle and poignant account of a young Tibetan girl's life at the time of the Communist takeover in 1959, has been funded by a grant from Khyentse Foundation, won two awards, received a 4-STAR review, and been acclaimed by renowned spiritual teachers. The story is…

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Celtic and World Music with Four Shillings Short

October 11 • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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Celtic and World Music with Four Shillings Short. Four Shillings Short, the husband/wife duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland and Christy Martin from California, perform Traditional and Original music from the Celtic lands, Medieval & Renaissance Europe, India and the Americas on a fantastic array of instruments (over 30) including Hammered & Mountain Dulcimer, Mandolin, Mandola, Bouzouki, Recorders, Tinwhistles, Medieval and Renaissance Woodwinds, North Indian Sitar, Charango, Bowed Psaltery, Banjo, Native American Flutes, Bodhran, Guitar, Ukulele, Doumbek & Darbuka, Spoons, vocals…

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Martyn Joseph, winner of the 2018 Spirit of Folk Award

October 12 • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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Martyn Joseph, winner of the 2018 Spirit of Folk Award from the International Folk Alliance;folk rocker extraordinaire from Wales.  “Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind-blowing artist.  For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. Be it to (80) people or twenty thousand he blows the crowd away night after night…Compared to Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews…giving what thousands have described as the best…

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Brian Cutean, Folksinger and Friend

October 19 • 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St
Eugene, United States
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Brian Cutean, Folksinger and Friend.  Brian, a master of intelligent lyrics and uniquley creative guitar, is back for a few days, on a break from taking care of his father in Chicago. It is always a great and simple pleasure to listen to humble music master play.  With special guest…Please join us. Suggested donation $10 at the door.  No one turned away for lack of funds.

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