Posts by Brandon Loberg:
A Visit from Van Morrison
I was out of breath the day I met Van Morrison. I couldn't help it.
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 […]
The Beat Generation Bagel Shop That Didn’t Sell Bagels
Extra Crispy's Judy Berman offers an illuminating scoop on the Coexistence Bagel Shop
Beat Generation Legacy Fund – Advisory Board
The following people believe a permanent Beat Museum in North Beach is an idea worth pursuing.
Harold Adler’s Photos of Demonstrations for The Living Theatre
As a photographer for the Berkeley Barb, Harold Adler covered protests on behalf of imprisoned members of The Living Theatre in Union Square.
The Beat Museum Presents: The Living Theatre
Founded in 1947 by Julian Beck and Judith Malina, The Living Theatre brings their powerful performance of "Seven Meditations on Political Sadomasochism" to SF.
Preserving the Legacy of the Beats in San Francisco
We're launching a fundraiser for a permanent North Beach home