The Stein family's Saturday salons in their Paris apartments were the crucible of avant-garde art and writing of the period. In keeping with the spirit of those informal gatherings, our guests — artists, writers, filmmakers, performers, and others — will entertain us with their personal recollections of Bay Area avant-garde histories.
|Conversation One: Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Lucinda Barnes, chief curator and director of programs and collections, Berkeley Art Museum
Nate Boyce, visual artist
George Chen, musician, writer, and stand-up comedian
Ishan Clemenco, visual artist
Pablo Guardiola, visual artist
Susan Miller, curator and writer
Raelle Myrick-Hodges, artistic director, Brava Theater Center
|Conversation Two: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
D-L Alvarez, visual artist
Dore Bowen, curator, writer, and associate professor of contemporary art history, SJSU
Brynda Glazier, visual artist
Joanne Kyger, poet
Steve Seid, curator, Pacific Film Archive
Steven Wolf, director, Steven Wolf Fine Arts
Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough, visual artist and musician
|Conversation Three: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Lindsey Boldt, poet, publisher, and performer
Terry Castle, professor of English, Stanford University
Joshua Kit Clayton, artist, musician, and computer programmer
Joe Goode, choreographer and founder/director Joe Goode Performance Group
Marion Gray, archivist and photographer
Barry Jenkins, filmmaker
Richard O. Moore, poet, filmmaker, and public broadcasting executive