Literary Events

Blair Kirkpatrick

When: Tue., Feb. 10, 8 p.m. 2009

She was a Midwestern psychologist and mom with no musical background when, at age 39, Blair Kilpatrick became fascinated with Cajun music and began dreaming of mastering its primary instrument, the accordion. After traveling the world to research her new passion, Kilpatrick moved to the Bay Area and studied with master accordionist Danny Poullard. At Ashkenaz (1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley) on Tuesday, Feb. 10, she discusses her book Accordion Dreams. 8 p.m.

Anneli Rufus

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