Philly Girl

Monday, October 28th – 7pm
Janice Shapiro
a memorial reading of her memoir, Philly Girl

Janice Shapiro lived her life with curiosity, joy, abandon and openheartedness. The 36 vignettes in Philly Girl speak of her deep, personal relationships spanning her early years in Philadelphia through her full and multi-faceted adulthood in San Francisco. With warmth and humor, her stories reveal the woman so many people loved, and the life she embraced passionately until her premature death at 68 from cancer.

Free event. Refreshments will be served.



He's brought shame on the nation, and won't get off so easily if we keep our eyes on the battle against demagoguery and the prize of restored democracy. No fascist America, if we only pay attention and don't avert our eyes. Trump lost the election. We can move on, ignore his blather and spurn the chatter and bluster of those who fan the flames of division..

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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