The Henry Miller Memorial Library is a non-profit art space in Big Sur, California.
Founded in 1981 by Emil White, we are celebrating our 30th anniversary!
We are able to offer events thanks in part to book sales, so please visit the Henry Miller Library Store.
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- Limited amount of fashion show tix to go on sale today at noon!
- Another cool workshop testimonial from March ’12 alumni Dwayne DeBardelaben
- New product at the HMML online store: “The Stone Mason of Tor House,” *the* definitive and most beautiful biography of Robinson Jeffers
- This year’s Big Big Big Sur Fashion Show – tickets on sale (futuristic machine dystopia not included)
- Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Great Story
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Monthly Archives: September 2010
Remember in the Wizard of Oz when those flying monkeys harassed Dorothy? That ruled. Also, remember at the end when the Wizard was like, “pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!”? Well there are a few men – … Continue reading
By now, most people know that Arcade Fire are playing here Oct. 5th and the buzz is palatable and delicious. The blogosphere is aflame. To be honest, I don’t know much about them. More of a Bread man meself. And … Continue reading
Did I say “enchanting”? I also meant alluring, beguiling, bewitching, fascinating. And simply scrumptious. Thursday night found 300 gentle, well-behaved people, bellies bursting with delectable Cuban food and dank brew, utterly enraptured as J. Tillman and headliners, Band of Horses, … Continue reading
We are stoked. Band of Horses are playing the library tonight, here at the very-intimate-but-not-uncomfortably-intimate Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur. If anyone out there takes any pics or wants to submit a show review, drop us a line.
Remember back in the day, when Lloyd Bensten dissed Dan Quayle in the vice presidential debates?* He turned to Dan, and said something to the effect of, “I knew Jack Kennedy, and you, my friend, are no Jack Kennedy.” Oh … Continue reading
It pleases us to announce that Hippie Sven is available for weddings, bar mitzvah, and birthday parties. Just kidding. That stuff is beneath him. Hippie Sven has standards; art is his north star. That said, he’s not adverse to helping … Continue reading
The Tallest Man on Earth rocked the sold-out Henry Miller Memorial Library here in Big Sur the other night. It ruled. During the encore, I was like, “Whoa! I need to take a picture of this!” So I ran to … Continue reading
Life imitated art on Labor Day when Cold Cave, Abe Vigoda, Vetiver, and the LA Vampires rocked – in a mid-80s pulsating English sort of way – the Henry Miller Memorial Library. The Library grounds literally felt like a Cold … Continue reading
It’s true. Join us in a unique concert experience at the Henry Miller Memorial Library with Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer, Beach Boy, and Big Sur neighbor, Al Jardine, celebrating his new CD release: ‘A Postcard from California.’ Al Jardine will … Continue reading
Tallest Man on Earth is playing the Henry Miller Library in lovely Big Sur. Tickets are still available! Tallest Man on Earth is the moniker of the folk musician Kristian Matsson of Dalarna, Sweden. Check it: Kristian completes what has … Continue reading