Inside Obama's Brain/Lior Suchard/Whirling Dervishes/Advice

'Inside Obama's Brain' A local journalist has a new book out about President Obama. Today on Insight, Sasha Abramsky takes you "Inside Obama's Brain."

A book launch and signing for "Inside Obama's Brain" is at 4 p.m. today in 126 Voorhies Hall at the University of California, Davis. A reading and signing is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13th at the Avid Reader, 1600 Broadway, Sacramento. Information: (916) 441-4400.

Lior Suchard
A mind reader and supernatural entertainer is coming to town. You'll meet Lior Suchard and hear about bending spoons and moving inanimate objects.

Lior Suchard performs at the 2009 Community-wide Chanukah Party from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 486-0906.

Whirling Dervishes A ceremony in honor of Sufi mystical poet Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi is happing this weekend in Sacramento. You'll meet two of the performers, who were some of the earliest Whirling Dervishes in America.

The Whirling Dervishes of the Mevlevi Order of America present the Sema Ceremony at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12th at the Masonic Temple of Sacramento, 1123 J St., Sacramento. Information: 916-442-2513.

Sound Advice: Blues It's Thursday and time for more Sound Advice from Bluesman Mick Martin.
Thursday, December 10, 2009