Image - Actor and author Peter Coyote
Image - Actor and author Peter Coyote
Image - Actor and author Peter Coyote

A Conversation with Peter Coyote

Peter Coyote has acted in more than 130 films (including E.T. the Extra-TerrestrialCross CreekJagged Edge,Patch AdamsErin Brockovich, and Hemingway & Gellhorn), is an Emmy Award-winning narrator of more than 200 documentaries (including, for Ken Burns, The WestThe National Parks, ProhibitionThe Dust BowlThe RooseveltsThe Vietnam WarThe 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

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