On March 2nd, 1950, Jack Kerouac’s first novel was published.
An ambitious speaker series featuring luminaries, poets, writers, musicians, artists, and more…
Ria Burman from Out of the Booth captured some excellent photos of poets Bill Gainer, SB Stokes, Cassandra Dallett, William Taylor Jr., Paul Corman-Roberts, and Neeli Cherkovski reading in support of Neeli’s new book The Crow and I on January 22nd, 2016.
Van Morrison stops by the Beat Museum.
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.