Image - Actor and author Peter Coyote

Past Event

A Conversation with Peter Coyote

Peter Coyote has acted in more than 130 films (including E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Cross Creek, Jagged Edge,Patch Adams, Erin Brockovich, and Hemingway & Gellhorn), is an Emmy Award-winning narrator of more than 200 documentaries (including, for Ken Burns, The West, The National Parks, Prohibition, The Dust Bowl, The Roosevelts, The Vietnam War, The Mayo Clinic, and Country Music), and is a political activist, singer/songwriter and a Buddhist priest.

He has also penned two memoirs. He is the author of the new book of poetry, Tongue of a Crow, and a forthcoming December book, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Meet Buddha: Masks, Meditation, and Improvised Play to Induce Liberated States, in which he "reveals how to use masks, meditation, and improvisation to free yourself from overthinking, self-doubt, and fixed ideas of who you think you are."

Join a fascinating conversation with Peter Coyote about his amazing life, career, and the lessons he's learned along the way.

Notes

This program is part of The Commonwealth Club's Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. 

Bernard Osher Foundation

September 21, 2021

United States

Speakers
Image - Peter Coyote
Peter Coyote
Actor; Political Activist; Author, Tongue of a Crow and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Meet Buddha: Masks, Meditation, and Improvised Play to Induce Liberated States (forthcoming)
Image - John Boland
In conversation with John Boland
President Emeritus, KQED; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors
Format

noon–1 p.m. program
(all times PDT)