Author Event: Jeff Berg

When:
October 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
2019-10-06T16:30:00-06:00
2019-10-06T16:45:00-06:00
Where:
Jean Cocteau Cinema
418 Montezuma Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
USA

Author Event: Jeff Berg

Jeff Berg

Join local author and film historian Jeff Berg as he offers
information, hints, and tips for visitors and locals alike
from his latest book, 100 Things To Do in Santa Fe Before You Die.

First inhabited by Pueblo Indians as early as 1050,
Santa Fe has been delighting residents and visitors with its one-of-a-kind environment for nearly a thousand years. With so much natural wonder to explore and a burgeoning arts scene, “The City Different” has become a top travel destination.

100 Things To Do in Santa Fe Before You Die provides an insider’s eye for the main
attractions and the sights you might otherwise miss in New Mexico’s capital city. Find the best museums among the city’s many offerings, like the New Mexico History Museum covering everything from folk art to bugs, or browse a few of the hundreds of art galleries. Learn about the Oldest House in the USA and the best way to experience Santa Fe’s many festivals, such as Las Posadas. Like farmers markets? Santa Fe’s own amazing Farmers Market boasts a year-round bounty of plants, art, produce, and even composting worms. Movie buffs love Santa Fe for its studios and independent movie houses, including the Jean Cocteau Cinema, owned by author George R. R. Martin. Whatever your passion, local author and film historian Jeff Berg will help you discover it in Santa Fe, with his twenty-five years of experience living and writing in New Mexico. With his hints and tips for visitors, would-be residents, and locals alike, you’ll find boundless information about this beautiful city in the Sangre de Cristo foothills.

What I’m Watching and Reading

The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
LoTR J.R.R. Tolkien
Watership Down. Richard Adams
The Once and Future King T.H. White
Lord of Light Roger Zelzany
A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. LeGuin
The Prince of Tides Pat Conroy
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
Catch-22 Joseph Heller

Favorite Music - Grateful Dead, Janis Ian

Favorite TV: (short list- he loves TV) Rome, Deadwood, The Expanse, Boardwalk Empire, Big Bang Theory

Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Movies: Aliens, The Princess Bride, Blade Runner, LOTR, Dark City, Pan’s Labyrinth, Hell Boy

 

Video Interviews

View our Author Event Series @ Jean Cocteau Cinema

https://youtu.be/S9AxEjlj1Q8?list=PLP-d_0t989GMKNX2jqcuGWFeAX_CO83ZZ

 

Not a Blog George R.R. Martin

  • Irish Book Awards
    by grrm on October 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    The days are rushing by faster and faster, it seems.  We’re already into October and I haven’t yet mentioned all the highlights of our travels to London, Dublin, and Belfast in August. One of those highlights, beyond a doubt, was when I was presented with the An Post Irish Book Award in Dublin. The presentation

  • Double Butter, Please
    by grrm on October 6, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    I am tickled to report that GAME OF THRONES has taken another award. This time it’s the MTV Golden Popcorn Award. Here’s the list of this year’s winners. http://www.mtv.com/news/3128177/2019-mtv-movie-tv-awards-winners-list/ The trophy just arrived, and it is certainly eye-catching.  (And heavy!) I usually take butter (real butter please, not “golden flavor”) on my popcorn, but gold

  • Emmy Times Four
    by grrm on October 3, 2019 at 4:01 am

    I’m just back from ten days in LA, and the Emmy Awards… where GAME OF THRONES once again won the Big One as the Best Drama.  It’s the fourth win for GOT… and, along with Peter Dinklage’s fourth victory as Best Supporting Actor in a drama, and all the trophies our amazing crew snagged the

Recent Releases

NIGHTFLYERS
(Novella)
May 29, 2018

NIGHTFLYERS and OTHER STORIES
(Anthology)
May 29, 2018

WINDHAVEN
(Graphic Novel)
July 10, 2018

Low Chicago
(WildCards)
July 15, 2018

TEXAS HOLD’EM
(WildCards)
October 16, 2018

 

Mississippi Roll
(WildCards)
December 05, 2017

The Book of Swords
(Anthology)
October 2017

Upcoming Publications

7/16/19  Low Chicago Trade Paperback 
7/30/19  The 2020 A Song of Ice and Fire Calendar
8/13/19  Wild Cards: Knave Over Queens
10/1/19   A Clash of Kings Graphic Novel Vol. 2
11/5/19   20th Anniversary Edition of A Clash of Kings

 

Appearances

To Be Announced and for more info follow on twitter @ https://twitter.com/GRRMspeaking