Tag Archives: San Francisco

Beautiful Chaos Selected as the 2016 One City One Book

The City Lights Foundation is thrilled to announce that Carey Perloff’s Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater has been selected as San Francisco’s One City One Book! City Lights is proud to join forces with the San Francisco Public … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Elizabeth Percer, Author of All Stories Are Love Stories

Very excited for Elizabeth Percer to join us this Tuesday, March 22 to read from her new novel, All Stories Are Love Stories published by HarperCollins. Event: Tuesday, March 22 at 7:00PM. 261 Columbus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94133. About … Continue reading

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New Online Map Reveals Monsanto’s Carcinogenic Glyphosate in San Francisco Parks and Playgrounds

This week, Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir, in partnership with the San Francisco Forest Alliance, published an online interactive map to warn San Francisco citizens of the dangers of carcinogenic glyphosate in parks and playgrounds. The map data … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: Jennifer Maerz Reads “C Is for Carol Burnett”

As 7×7 reported last year: we want to be friends with Jennifer Maerz. The former editor-in-chief of The Bold Italic and freelance writer came to our offices to read about Carol Burnett, who helped pave the way for all the … Continue reading

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Trailer: Big Sur, the Film

This month, playing at The San Francisco International Film Festival is Big Sur, a film based on the 1962 autobiographical novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac. The novel’s a classic, one that City Lights staff member Don calls, … Continue reading

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Dumped Books: The Indiscriminate Mass Weeding of the San Francisco Public Library

Related to banning and censorship, and a dark moment in San Francisco history, is the infamous weeding (dumping) of over 200,000 books from the San Francisco Public Library’s collection in the late 80s and early 90’s. Nicholson Baker chronicled the … Continue reading

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