Posts by: Kelly McClorey

Notable SF: 2/17–2/23

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Monday 2/17: The Porchlight Series continues with Long Walks on the Beach: The Dating Show, featuring stories by Rachel Balik, David Jordan, and Heather Marlowe. $15 adv/$20 door, 7 p.m. at Verdi Club. Tuesday 2/18: Peter Mountford, author of The Dismal Science, is in conversation with Peter Orner at The Booksmith. Free, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday […]

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Notable SF: 2/3–2/9

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Monday 2/3: Burroughs at 100: A screening of the William S Burrough’s films Towers Open Fire, The Cut-Ups, and Bill and Tony with commentary by Mindaugis Bagdon. Free, 8 p.m. at City Lights. Tuesday 2/4: Michelle Richmond comes to Green Apple Books for a reading from her new novel Golden State and book signing with Free, 7 p.m. in the Granny […]

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Notable SF: 1/13–1/19

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Monday 1/13: New York City’s Boog City Goes West 2014 featuring readings from Amy Berkowitz, Brandon Brown, Donna de la Perrière, Ivy Johnson, David Kirschenbaum, Joseph Lease, and Jill Stengel. Free, 6 p.m. at Alley Cat Gallery. Tuesday 1/14: The Booksmith hosts a launch party for Motherland, the latest novel from Maria Hummel. Free, 7:30 p.m. […]

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Notable SF: 1/6–1/12

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Monday 1/6: Quiet Lightning kicks off off its fifth year with a dinner ($3-5) and Junkdrawer spinning records from 6-7:30, when the readings will start. $7-10 (nobody turned away for lack of funds), Public Works (161 Erie St). Tuesday 1/7: Peninsula Arts & Letters Presents Amy Tan, author of the recent The Valley of Amazement, […]

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Notable SF: 12/16–12/22

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Monday 12/16: Writers on Writing. The San Francisco State University Creative Writing Department opens its Writers on Writing course to the public every Monday evening of the semester. Dodie Bellamy and Steven Seidenberg read from and discuss their latest work. Free, 7 p.m. Humanities Building, Humanities Auditorium, SFSU campus. Tuesday 12/17: The Word Party, an open mic open […]

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Notable SF: 12/9–12/15

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Monday 12/9: Author Jonathan Franzen comes to the Bookshop Santa Cruz to discuss and sign copies of his new book,The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus. Free, 7 p.m. Tuesday 12/10: InsideStorytime THE FIX features Joe Clifford (Junkie Love), Zarina Zabrisky (We, Monsters), Roy Mash (Buyer’s Remorse), Emily Meg Weinstein (Lake Celeste or the Joy […]

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Notable SF: 11/25–12/1

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Monday 11/25: Join Green Apple Books and the San Francisco Elk’s Lodge in welcoming Barry Gifford to the historic Elk’s Lodge in celebration of his new book, The Roy Stories. Free, 7 p.m. Bay Area contributors to Flash Fiction Funny, the world’s only short-short fiction anthology dedicated to humor, will read stories from the book, […]

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Notable SF: 11/18–11/24

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Monday 11/18: The Porchlight Storytelling Series continues with There Will Be Blood: Stories about Family. Readers include Rumpus pal Sean Keane, Chris Caen, Marianna Cherry, Jay Beaman, Karen Duffin, Brontez Purnell, and Jesse Rimler. $15 adv, $20 door, 8 p.m. at Verdi Club. Tuesday 11/19: City Arts & Lectures presents Cultural Studies 2013 with Mary Roach, […]

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Notable San Francisco: 11/11–11/17

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Monday 11/11: Hugo Martinez and Christin To, co-founders of MAT-TER Design + Build Studio share their work on La Burbuja, a portable sound booth for recording the stories of Sonic Trace, a storytelling and mapping project collecting the stories of immigrants in Los Angeles. $5-15, 7pm at Intersection for the Arts. Tuesday 11/12: City Lights […]

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Notable San Francisco: 11/4–11/10

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Monday 11/4: Founder of StoryCorps, Dave Isay, comes to Book Passage to discuss Ties That Bind, a collection of conversations that celebrate the human bond. Free, 6pm. Tuesday 11/5: The RADAR Reading Series continues with Rumpus contributors/Lost Cat coauthors Wendy MacNaughton and Caroline Paul. Plus Griselda Suarez, Laura Ceron Melo, and Travis Jeppesen. Free, 6pm at the San Francisco […]

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Notable San Francisco: 10/28–11/3

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Monday 10/28: The “On Arts” series, benefiting the 826 Valencia Scholarship Program, presents British author Zadie Smith in conversation with Steve Winn. $27, 7:30pm at Nourse Theater. Tuesday 10/29: The Moth comes to The Booksmith, featuring an opening story from writer and Moth podcast host Dan Kennedy. Moderated by Moth Artistic Director Catherine Burns with […]

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Notable San Francisco: 10/21–10/27

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Monday 10/21: Lauren Grodstein, author of The Explanation of Everything, and Adam Mansbach, author of The Dead Run, discuss their books, careers, and the writing life. Free, 7:30pm at The Booksmith. Tuesday 10/22: Poetry Flash and Moe’s Books present poets Annie Finch and Brenda Hillman (whose book Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire was recently […]

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