Ha Jin / Ozomatli

Ha Jin  National Book Award winner Ha Jin is speaking tonight in Sacramento. Today on Insight, the author – who emigrated from China 22 years ago – tells you about his new book, "A Free Life." It’s the first time he’s written a novel set in America.

Ha Jin speaks at California Lectures at 7:30 p.m. today at The Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 737-1300.

Ozomatli  The eclectic activist band is performing in Sacramento tonight. You'll meet two of the band member and hear about their latest album, "Don't Mess With the Dragon."

Ozomatli performs at 7:30 p.m. today at the University Ballroom, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J St. Information: (916) 278-6997.

Ski-BASE jumping Olympic Village resident Shane McConkey was to have appeared on today's program, but was attending last-minute preparations at show-time.  Shane, JT Holmes, Miles D and Jesse Hall will ski-BASE jump off the roof of the Silver Legacy in Reno at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17th.


Guest-host David Barton

Thursday, November 15, 2007