Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute at the Howard Zinn Book Fair

Sunday Nov 19 2017   2:45 PM
City College of San Francisco, Mission Campus  , San Francisco, CA  map

Join Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus for a reading, film screening, and discussion of Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute and the related documentary at the Howard Zinn Book Fair.

$5 suggested donation for entrance to the book fair; no one turned away for lack of funds. For more information please click here.

Devon Angus is an artist, activist, and historian based in San Francisco. He composed and performed a conceptual folk operetta based on San Francisco history, The Ghosts of Barbary, throughout the Bay Area, Switzerland, and Italy. He organized and published a series of oral histories of immigrants in the Catskills region, and was the recipient of an arts grant through the New York State Council on the Arts for his show Songs and Stories of Old New York. Angus is currently pursuing a history M.A. at San Francisco State University.

Ivy Anderson is a San Francisco–based writer who focuses on issues of ecology and radical history. Her reportage on water management issues was published in Water Efficiency Magazine and and her poetry in Poecology. She holds a B.A. in environmental studies with a minor in geography, runs a community garden, and is on the board of a bookstore collective in San Francisco.