The artist and his influences.
Lonely Planet follows Kerouac’s footsteps to the five cities that kept calling him back.
In Sunday’s SF Chronicle, Peter Hartlaub discusses how the Beats challenged the values of a conservative city, and built a foundation for its progressive future.
Jimmy Page stops in, revisits his 1975 interview with William Burroughs…
Wherein Patti Smith pays us a visit.
With its rich history and old-world charm, North Beach has long been a destination for locals and visitors alike. This holiday season, we invite you to experience North Beach like a local.
On the 60th anniversary of Allen Ginsberg’s first reading of “HOWL,” The Beat Museum is excited to announce our new membership program.
Join us as we check out the space for the future site of the Beatnik Shindig, happening June 26-28th, 2015 at Fort Mason in San Francisco. We’ll also be headed to Napa to pick up 40+ cases of wine for the event!
We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone—poets, musicians, the Top of the Mark, and of course, all who attended—for making this series a tremendous success!
North Beach is known as San Francisco’s Little Italy, but in the 1950’s it was home to something else, the beat generation movement. Follow along with Dave as he gets a first hand look at The Beat Museum, and the incredible stories it holds. American Canvas premieres Wednesday March 11 at 10PM ET. (Schedule available […]