Posts by Brandon Loberg:
Thanks to Everyone Who Attended ruthFest!
We'd like to thank everyone who joined us on Saturday for ruthFest: Celebrating ruth weiss at 90, and the Women of the Beat Generation.
The Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt Glinn
Magnum Photos and the Beat Museum present a new exhibition of largely unseen images of the Beat Generation in New York City and San Francisco, taken by photographer Burt Glinn in 1959 and 1960; selections from the forthcoming book The Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt Glinn.
At 99, the Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti Has a New Novel
Today, the New York Times announced that Lawrence Ferlinghetti will publish his latest work, a novel called Little Boy on the occasion of his 100th birthday in March, 2019.
Beat Museum Seeks to Expand
Article by Romalyn Schmaltz in The Semaphore
Celebrate Jack Kerouac’s Birthday at Capo’s
In celebration of Kerouac's birthday, we're partnering with Tony Gemignani's Capo's restaurant in North Beach. Enjoy a delicious 5-course Chicago style Italian dinner with wine, beer, specialty cocktails, poetry and jazz!
The Beat Museum is Celebrating 15 Years
From our humble beginnings in Monterey, on the road with the Beat Museum on Wheels, to our current home in North Beach, the Beat Museum celebrates 15 years!
2017 Year-End News
As the year draws to an end, a look back at 2017
On William S. Burroughs 103rd Birthday
William S. Burroughs would’ve been 103 today.
North Beach Stories with Ray Hanna
From the streets of North Beach and beyond—all the sleaze, drugs, trailblazing strippers, and punks acting out, Timothy Leary performing at a Broadway nightclub, sheer rock-and-roll madness at the Mabuhay—all in a night’s work in Hanna’s world.
Why a Beat Hotel?
Ever since we went public with Michael Palumbo’s initial sketch of what a new Beat Museum building at 580 Green Street might look like, the feature that seems to inspire the greatest curiosity is the suggestion of a Beat hotel. Sure, it might seem like an odd idea, however, it isn’t without precedent: The Original […]
MetroActive: “Tech Bros Forget Beat Generation’s Imprint”
Last week, I slithered back into the Beat Museum in San Francisco, arriving by sheer chance. Turns out the museum is currently angling to raise a cool few million so it can buy a new facility up the street. Within minutes, director Jerry Cimino and I found ourselves venting—er, contemplating—the current generations of tech in […]