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Phone (415) 655-7800
Price FREE with regular admission as follows: General Admission, $12; Students with a valid ID and Seniors, $10; Members and Youth 18 and under, free. Advan
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Category Performing Arts

Snapshot Poetics Now: Queer Encounters with Allen Ginsberg

Sunday, Jun 23, 2013 2:00p to 5:00p
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, CA

Inspired by Allen Ginsberg’s collection of inscribed snapshots in the exhibition Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg, Bay Area artists and scholars create a unique performance-based tour of the gallery. Performances will be drawn from encounters with Allen Ginsberg and his legendary cohort of Beat writers, artists, and lovers. Performers and scholars include Jewelle Gomez, Richard Meyer, Tirza Latimer, Justin Chin, Jaime Cortez, and DL Alvarez.

Created by the Queer Cultural Center

Created by ContemporaryJewishMuseum

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Allen Ginsberg
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Allen Ginsberg was one of the founders of the literary "beat" movement of the 1950s. Along with kindred spirits Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and others, he freed literature from the shackles of linear narrative and conservative morality....
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Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission St.
Between 3rd and 4th Streets
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 655-7800
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