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May 24, 2013

San Francisco: Contemporary Jewish Museum; things to do

San Francisco 

"Beat Memories:  The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg" just opened at the Contemporary Jewish Museum for a run through September 8.  Ginsberg wrote poetic captions that appear in his handwriting under the photos.  The exhibit is enhanced by a room where you can hear a recording of Ginsberg reading from several of his poems.  Among the special programs related to the show is a mini music festival focusing on interpretations of Bob Dylan's "Highway 61" (Ginsberg had a sort of father-son relationship with Dylan).

More about the Contemporary Jewish Museum, including the deli restaurant (scroll down).

More things to do in San Francisco 

Way more things to do in San Francisco.  

More ideas for exploring Northern California. 

image ©2013 Carole Terwilliger Meyers

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