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Under The Persimmon Tree: Jaci Pappas

Henry Miller Memorial Library

Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

Under The Persimmon Tree: Jaci Pappas

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A conversation between the Henry Miller Library Director Magnus Toren and invited guests.

This Sunday, September 15, we welcome Jaci Pappas.


Bonus offer! Take a leisurely ride on the Bus from Monterey/Carmel to Nepenthe (looking out the window is so easy when someone else is driving!) then just a short walk south and you are at the Library. Enjoy the discussion/interview and buy books from the Library at a 25% discount: A perk for taking the bus!  


Jaci Pappas arguably know more about Big Sur and its inhabitants than anyone else. She has helped to keep track of income and expense for businesses and individuals up and down the Big Sur canyons for many years. Her keyring is probably the fattest in all of Big Sur! 

She is our Notary Public, she helpes with The Grange, The Health Center, The Public Library, Big Sur Fire, The River Run, The Marathon etc.. She has been the editor of the Round-Up for a long time, and, very close to our hearts here at the Library:

She has not missed a single one of the Big Sur Short Film Festival nights in 12 years! That is 144 nights of good film!

Please join us for what promises to be an illuminating conversation!


We invite people Under The Persimmon Tree who have a connection to Big Sur, who work here, who make an impact in the community and who have a history with the coast.

We record audio of each of the conversations/interviews and publish online thereby creating an online accessible archive of good literary, historical audio to add to our existing archives.

The Under The Persimmon Tree recordings are done using high end equipment and tech support courtesy of a grant from Big Sur Food and Wine Festival


June 30: Bradley Zeve
July 7: Steve Beck
July 14: Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts
July 21: Supervisor Mary Adams
July 28: Barbara Bullock-Wilson
August 11: Martha Diehl
August 18: Kirk Gafill
August 25: Senator Bill Monning
September 1: Lee Otter

September 15: Jaci Pappas
September 22: Isabella Tree
September 29: Butch and Patte Kronlund
October 6: Redwood Auction
October 13: Ian Brennan
November 3: Susan Shillinglaw

Dates to be confirmed for:
Frank Pinney
Father Cyprian Consiglio
Alan Perlmutter
Paul Miller and of course many more...


Sound and recording support from Cain Sound.




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The Henry Miller Memorial Library
48603 California 1
Big Sur, CA 93920

Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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Henry Miller Memorial Library

The Henry Miller Memorial Library is a public benefit, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization championing the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, and Big Sur resident Henry Miller. The Library tries to do as little as possible since we are in Big Sur a place very well suited for doing nothing. It turns out to be difficult however because Henry Miller is egging us on to promote the things he believes make life worth living like good conversation, freedom of thought, good food, sex and art in all its forms; old, new, weird and varied! Welcome!

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