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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Best of 2009

Josef’s Best of 2009 Lists

Music worth the effort:

• Chris Smither – Time Stands Still
• Monsters of Folk – Monsters of Folk
• Rosanne Cash – The List
• Rickie Lee Jones – Balm in Gilead
• Next To Normal – Original Broadway Cast Recording
• Bruce Springsteen – Working On a Dream
• Muse – The Resistance
• Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca
• Bruce Cockburn – Slice of Life (Live Solo)
• Sondre Lerche – Heartbeat Radio

Television's better moments:

• Glee
• Mad Men
• Retro Night (KOFY TV 20) & Outta Sight Retro Night (WGN America)
• The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
• PBS Newshour
• Tony Awards
• The Good Wife
• Rachel Maddow Show
• Brothers and Sisters
• Big Bang Theory
• 30 Rock
• Community

Films to see:
  • Rudo y Cursi
  • The Brothers Bloom
  • Coco Before Chanel
  • This Is It
  • Brothers

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Poetry in Marin

Thu, August 20, 7-10 pm
The Poetry Stage with Arthur Sheridan

Taste of Rome (Caffe)
1000 Bridgeway... 415. 332.7660

Jack Hirschman
Claire Blotter
Solo Cissokho (from Senegal)
Plus open mic
Josef Recommends Live Music

Bon Iver - Fillmore, San Francisco, Sept 22nd
Missi and Mone - Peri's, Fairfax, CA, Sept 22nd
Mark Eitzel - Red Devil Lounge, San Francisco, Sept 24th

Monday, April 20, 2009

Josef Aukee Book Launch Party

Also Wednesday, May 6, 2009
6:00 pm

Beale Street Bar & Grill
133 Beale St (near Mission)
San Francisco

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Check out Free Moral Agents, a new band from long Beach, CA. They feature Ikey Owens of Mars Volta and rev up a groove that's a danceable Bjork-like rocking storm. Strong guitar, bass and percussion hold more than their own and give the lead singer room to squeal. At a recent Bottom of the Hill show, a sloppy but intriguing hard noise set by SBach and a commendable acoustic guitar/drum duo outing by Kevin Seconds opened.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Josef Aukee reads in Mill Valley

Poetry Reading with Josef Aukee and others

Poets on the Square
Depot Bookstore & Cafe
Mill Valley, CA
Friday, March 20, 2009
7-9 pm