653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Sunday, August 2nd – 2 pm
Diamond Dave talks Hipstory

Diamond Dave at BB

photo copyright Angela Bennett 2015

Context is everything!

Three generations — the beatniks, the hippies, the punks – tied together by one who has been riding through it with his eyes open & his heart big.

Dave is the guy who hipped Dylan to Woody Guthrie back in Dinkytown, hard by the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis/St. Paul and he’s a near legendary figure in these parts, though easy to find and authentic in his intentions and actions

Bring your own hipstory, and help Dave fill in the gaps.

Diamond Dave

Photo copyright Eddie Codel. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ekai/


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

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