Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Mr. Jack Loeffler
Email loeffler@newmexico.com
Organization Lore of the Land
Title Board member
Phone 505/466-0490
Address 7 Avenida Vista Grande
B-7, #119
Santa Fe, NM  87508
Biographical Info Jack Loeffler is a writer, aural historian, radio producer and sound collage artist who has hunted and gathered sound throughout the American West, Mexico and beyond for more than forty years. He has written a number of books, including "La Musica de los Viejitos: The Hispano Folk Music of the Rio Grande del Norte" and "Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey. He is proprietor of the Peregrine Arts Sound Archive in Santa Fe, and his extensive collection of recordings is currently being digitally duplicated, to be donated to the Museum of New Mexico.
Program Description This talk addresses the life of environmental anarchist Edward Abbey and includes readings from Loeffler's biographical memoir of his late best friend. Together, Abbey and Loeffler ranged the American Southwest engaged in a conversation that lasted for decades. Loeffler recalls some adventures and speaks of the complex points of view that led Abbey to launch the radical environmental movement.
Series Writers, Storytellers and Poets
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