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CaptionIt'll be a remembrance of a watershed year in San Francisco’s history Introduced by Peter Maravelis of City Lights Books--- ---- --- Hosted by author Mike Weiss--- ---- --- Jack Hirschman will read his poem “The Jonestown Arcane.”--- ---- --- Leah Garchik will read Herb Caen’s column on 1978’s days of darkness.--- ---- --- Mike Weiss will read from Double Play about Harvey Milk and George Moscone.--- ---- --- Rare 1978 videos of Harvey Milk George Moscone and Dan White will be shown.--- ---- --- Joel Selvin will speak about and play 1978 music.--- ---- --- Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Open pay bar.--- ---- --- About the Participants--- ---- --- Mike Weiss is the author of Double Play: The Hidden Passions Behind the Double Assassination of George Moscone and Harvey Milk which won the Edgar Award as Best True Crime Book of the Year and was called “masterful” by Publisher’s Weekly and “true stunning powerful compelling history brought to life” by John Rothman on KGO radio. --- ---- --- Jack Hirschman is a world-renowned poet and social activist who has written more than 50 volumes of poetry and essays. Hirschman was the 2006 Poet Laureate of San Francisco and is one of the founders of the San Francisco International Poetry Festival.--- ---- --- Leah Garchik has been writing her award-winning daily column in the San Francisco Chronicle since 1984. She also wrote San Francisco: The City’s Sights and Secrets is a panelist on the KALW radio’s audience-participation quiz show Minds Over Matter and was the bell ringer in a German polka band.--- ---- --- Joel Selvin is the former music critic for the San Francisco Chronicle and currently serves as the paper’s senior pop music correspondent. Selvin has written or co-authored ten books; his latest is Smartass: The Music Journalism of Joel Selvin. ________________ The Double Play Bar & Grill at 2401 16th Street was established in 1909 and served for years as the place for a pre- and post-game drink outside Seals Stadium.
HeadlineDoubleplay @ The Doubleplay [since 1909] A Wake for 1978: Goodbye to Jonestown Harvey Milk George Moscone & more --- When: 13 NOV 33 years to the day after Jonestown began the twilight period of SF history @ Double Play 2401 16th Street
KeywordsLeah-Garchik Joel-Selvin Herb-Caen Jack-Hirschman Mike-Weiss Harvey-Milk George-Moscone Mission-100-years Seals_Stadium historic-16th-street thirty-three
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