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Week of July 27, 2024

Juggler, Magician, Poet, Dancer, Thespian, Singer, Mime; no matter what’s your jam, there is a place for you on stage Thursday night.
Join Tom to craft the best talent show ever! Together we’ll really bring down the house.


Tom Birmingham is an artist and teacher with rich experience leading family enrichment programs. After 35 years living in Big Sur, California, he has recently located to a home near the Long Island Sound in Connecticut.

As a founding director of the Big Sur Arts Initiative, Tom has provided instruction and enrichment in the creative arts in a variety of mediums. For ten years he led the art department in the summer children’s theater program, StageKids in Big Sur.

For over fifteen years Tom has taught photography and drawing at Rancho La Puerta. Along with his wife, Erin Lee Gafill, he’s been a part of The Ranch’s Family Week since it’s start.

Tom was the director of the Big Sur JazzFest, founding member of Big Sur’s Hidden Garden’s Tour, and currently manages Studio One – Big Sur.

More recently, Tom is the founder of 26Letter Press, a small press dedicated to printed materials celebrating and inspiring creative expression.