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City Lights Historic Talk
August 12 @ 1:00 pm
Join City Lights in celebrating our 70th anniversary by learning more about our history! This event will take place live and in person in Kerouac Alley (next to the bookstore, between our shop and Vesuvio Cafe).
City Lights celebrates its 70th Year!
Have you ever wondered about the origins of City Lights? Did you know there were two court cases in addition to the famous HOWL trial? Ever wonder how Lawrence Ferlinghetti became a pacifist, and how that was reflected at City Lights? Learn about these and other intriguing areas of interest. Our longtime Events Coordinator, Peter Maravelis, will present a series of entertaining and informational talks, live and in person in Kerouac Alley (next to the bookstore, between our shop and Vesuvio Cafe). If you have ever wanted to know more about what makes City Lights what it is, this is your chance! Please note that seating will be very limited, so be sure to come early in case there’s a crowd!