Lecture Series: Women in Rock with Richie Unterberger
VOL. 2: Thursday, June 21at 7pm
Bay Area Women in Rock: Thursday, July 26 at 7pm
$15 Nonmembers/$12 BAC Members & youth (under 18). Click on desired date or below for full series
$30 for series of 3
Rock historian Richie Unterberger will show and discuss film clips of women rock and soul performers from the 1950s to the 1980s. Included will be clips by the Ronettes, Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, Dusty Springfield, Janis Joplin, Grace Slick with the Jefferson Airplane, Nancy Sinatra, Joni Mitchell, Nico, Patti Smith, Linda Ronstadt, Tina Turner, Blondie, Marianne Faithfull, the Raincoats, and many more. Don't miss a beat! Get your tickets for all three lectures in advance and save money.
San Francisco resident Richie Unterberger is the author of numerous rock history books, including Unknown Legends of Rock'n'Roll; White Light/White Heat: The Velvet Underground Day-By-Day; and a history of 1960s folk-rock, Jingle Jangle Morning. He gives regular presentations on rock and soul history throughout the Bay Area incorporating rare vintage film clips and audio recordings. He teaches courses on rock history at the University of San Francisco-affiliated Fromm Institute, the College of Marin, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at San Francisco State and Dominican University in San Rafael.
Noon Renaissance Concerts
Saturday, June 23, noon- 1pm
Suggested Donation $ 10 - 20
Saturdays in June hear viol music from the 16th century played by Peter Hallifax and friends. Hallifax has been playing the viol for 50 years. He was a founding member of Philharmonia Baroque orchestra and taught at UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz.
Repeats 6/23. 6/30.
Wonder Women: Local Treasures
Artists In Conversations
Thursday June 28, 6 - 8 pm
Artists from the Wonder Women: Local Treasures exhibition will discuss their practice and progress in the art world. Helen Berggruen, Stacey Carter, Dana DeKalb, Lisa Esherick and Diana Krevsky will present on June 28.
We are honored to have Robert Flynn Johnson moderate our second panel for Wonder Women: Local Treasures. Robert Flynn Johnson was Curator in Charge of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco for 32 years until his retirement in 2007. Mr. Johnson has curated a wealth of exhibitions and is the author of many books and exhibition catalogues. His publications include: Lucian Freud: Works on Paper; Plant Kingdoms: The Photographs of Charles Jones; Leonard Baskin: Monumental Woodcuts, 1952-1963; and The Face in the Lens – Anonymous Photographs, among others.
Sunday Concerts with Gautum Ganeshan
Sunday, July 8, 11 - 1pm
Suggested Donation $5 -10
Treat yourself to a stimulating sound experience Sunday mornings at BAC. Enjoy a performance by Gautam Tejas Ganeshan, a passionate singer who applies his knowledge of Indian carnatic music to the creation of new music; "bringing a local twist to this centuries-old sound." Stay for the whole set, or come and go.
All ages welcome. Repeats 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19 with percussion workshops on 7/22 and 8/19.
Opening Reception: Queer Technology
Saturday, July 21, 6-8pm
Meet the artists and view this ambitious exhibition including artists such as Aaron Reed, Jacob Garbe, Rudy Lemcke and others. Free and open to the public