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Ginsberg in Song


Living in Berkeley in 1955, Allen Ginsberg completed the bulk of a collection of poems, which would soon be published as Howl and Other Poems. Conspiracy of Beards musical director, Daryl Henline,....
August 11 2013
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
735 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Family Gallery Tour


How does red make you feel? How can you move like a sculpture? Join this family tour of the exhibition, Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art, and explore modern artists’ use of....
August 11 2013
11:30 AM - 12:45 pm
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Boing Boing Presents: The Beats’ Influence on Underground Publishing


The Beats inspired not only the counterculture’s message but its media too, from underground comix and counterculture newspapers to the ‘zine revolution and blogs. This lively panel discussion....
August 08 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
735 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder


This documentary reveals Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s role as catalyst for numerous literary careers and for the Beat movement itself. His City Lights Bookstore remains an iconic literary institution....
August 06 2013
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
735 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Drop-In Art-Making


Every Sunday and select school holidays from 1–3pm, families can experience a new adventure in art-making free with admission to the Contemporary Jewish Museum. As always, the hands-on fun inspires....
August 04 2013 - August 25 2013
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Beat Generation Instawalk


Use Instagram to capture the Beat Generation history beneath your feet on this creative scavenger hunt through North Beach. Ends at the Contemporary Jewish Museum with Beat-inspired prizes. ....
August 04 2013
1:00 PM - 4:30 pm
735 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Shahzia Sikander in Conversation with John Zarobell


Pakistani-American artist Shahzia Sikander’s drawings are informed by the intricately detailed miniature painting of the Mughal and Persian traditions. Discussing her work included in the exhibition....
August 01 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
735 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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LGBTQ Family Day at the Contemporary Jewish Museum


It’s the Third Annual LGBTQ Family Day at the Museum—a day for families, friends, and allies. Enjoy games, music, and more with community partners Camp Tawonga, Congregation Sha’ar Zahav,....
July 28 2013
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Family Gallery Tour


How does red make you feel? How can you move like a sculpture? Join this family tour of the exhibition, Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art, and explore modern artists’ use of....
July 14 2013
11:30 AM - 12:15 pm
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Howl Legacy: The Continuing Battle for Free Expression


The publishing and defending of Allen Ginsberg’s seminal poem Howl are landmarks in the history of freedom of speech, obscenity issues, and the censorship of literary works. This panel discusses how....
July 14 2013
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
735 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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