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Aug

Harlem of the West: Author Talk at San Francisco Public Library

SAN FRANCISCO--The authors will discuss the creation of the Harlem of the West SF Project and the many ways co-author and project director Elizabeth Peppin Silva utilized numerous SF Public Library archives and resources in her research.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

San Francisco Public Library Merced Branch, 155 Winston Drive, San Francisco

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Aug

Harlem of the West: Photographic Exhibit Closing Reception & Author Talk

SAN FRANCISCO-- The Harlem of the West SF Project is a book, website and photographic exhibit that celebrates the bustling Fillmore jazz era of the 1940s and 1950s, a period when the Fillmore was a vibrant neighborhood of more than two dozen nightclubs and music venues within its one square mile---all of which virtually vanished due to redevelopment in the 1960s. This event will be the last chance to see the three-story photographic exhibit, and ask the authors questions about the images.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco

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Oct

Celebrate the Harlem of the West San Francisco Project at Litquake

SAN FRANCISCO--Celebrate this unique and rediscovered chapter in jazz history with Harlem of the West​: The San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era co-author Elizabeth Pepin Silva and special guest musicians from the era who were interviewed for the book. The group will read exerpts from the book's ​recently expanded edition.​ There will also be a musical performance during the reading.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Docs Lab, 124 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

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