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ONLINE | A Conversation between David Nichtern and special guest Danny Goldberg | 7-9PM EST

Jun
05

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, June 5;  7-9PM EST  |  General:$25/Members:$22.50      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Conversation between David Nichtern and special guest Danny Goldberg
based on the book Creativity, Spirituality and Making a Buck

Join us for a dynamic conversation between David Nichtern and special guest Danny Goldberg, renowned music business manager and record company executive.

As a manager, Danny’s clients included Bonnie Raitt, Nirvana, The Allman Brothers Band and Sonic Youth. As a label executive he was President of Atlantic Records and Chairman of Warner Bros Records and the Mercury Records Group – among others.   (full bio below).

In an ongoing series based on the principles in David’s book, Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck, we will be exploring the notion of Clarifying Your Offering and Bringing it to the Marketplace – the natural follow up to our last workshop on Joining Heaven & Earth.

David and Danny will be talking about creativity and career, with a background of spiritual practice and right livelihood. The workshop will include brief meditation instruction and practice, the dialog, and Q&A with the audience. This program is included for those registered in our TH Meditation Teacher Training Program and is also open to the public as well.   All are welcome.

Friday, June 5; 7-9PM EST  |  General:$25/Members:$22.50     CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


David Nichtern is a senior Buddhist teacher who has been practicing and teaching meditation for over 40 years. He was one of the initial American students of renowned meditation master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and studied closely with him soon after his arrival in the United States in 1970. He is also a business consultant with companies creating a variety of offerings integrating meditation in a larger health and well-being context – including Goldman Sachs, Journey Meditation, True Nature Meditation (Tokyo), Balanced Athlete, The Center for Health & Healing, Om Births, and Kobre & Kim law firm among others.

He has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Buddhist Geeks podcast, Duncan Trussell Family Hour Podcast and many others. David is the author of the critically acclaimed Awakening From the Daydream: Reimagining The Buddha’s Wheel of Life andhis recently released Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck. He also mentors individual students both in person and online, and leads meditation teacher training programs around the world.

David is also a multiple Grammy-nominated and Emmy award-winning musician. He has recorded and played with Stevie Wonder, Christopher Guest, Jerry Garcia, Lana Del Rey, Maria Muldaur, Paul Simon and many others. Among his many credits in records, film and TV, David wrote the classic song “Midnight at the Oasis” and has produced multiple records for and periodically tours with Grammy nominated kirtan artist Krishna Das. For more info check out www.davidnichtern.com and facebook.com/davidnichtern.

 

Danny Goldberg has been in the music business for fifty years as a publicist, talent manager and record company executive and is the author of four books, “Serving The Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain” (ECCO,2019) , “In Search of the Lost Chord:1967 and the Hippie Idea” (Akashic,2017),”Bumping Into Geniuses” (Gotham,2009) and “How The Left Lost Teen Spirit (Akashic,2005). His next book “Bloody Crossroads 2020:Art ,Entertainment and Politics in the Age of Trump” will be published by Askashic Books in the Fall of 2021.

Since 2005 Goldberg has been President of Gold Village Entertainment, a management company whose clients include Steve Earle, The Waterboys, Bettye LaVette, Ben Lee and Martha Wainwright. In the nineteen eighties and early nineties he ran Gold Mountain Entertainment whose clients included Bonnie Raitt, Nirvana, The Allman Brothers Band and Sonic Youth. As a label executive he was Vice-President of Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song Records, co-created Modern Records which released the first several Stevie Nicks solo albums, was President of Atlantic Records, (1993-1994) Chairman of Warner Bros Records,(1995) Chairman of the Mercury Records Group (1996-1999) and founder and Chairman of Artemis Records(2000-2004).

Goldberg began his career as a music journalist writing for Billboard (for which he reviewed the Woodstock Festival when he was 19), and Rolling Stone and in recent years has written periodically for The Nation on culture and politics.

Goldberg co-directed and co-produced the political documentary “No Nukes” starring Bruce Springsteen ,produced MTV’s first voter registration commercials in 1984,and he served as CEO of Air America Radio in 2005. He currently serves on that boards and is also on the boards of the ACLU Foundation of Southern California, Public Citizen, Americans for Peace Now, and Brave New Films .

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NY United States