Heyday Harvest Dinner: Celebrating 45 Years

Thursday Oct 03 2019   6:00 PM
The Hillside Club  2286 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA  map

Celebrate 45 years of publishing at the Heyday Harvest on October 3rd.

Please join us in honoring Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers (Heyday History Award) and Barbara Dane (Lifetime Achievement Award) for their tireless advocacy on behalf of truth and justice.

Enjoy a wine reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by a seated dinner at 7:00 p.m. The menu will be designed by Alice Waters for a meal prepared by Anaviv Catering & Events.

$200 INDIVIDUAL TICKETS: SOLD OUT. Please contact emily@heydaybooks.com to be added to our waitlist.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Tables are SOLD OUT. Thank you for your overwhelming support!

$10,000 PUBLISHER: Premium table for ten + prominent recognition

$5,000 EDITOR: Premium tickets for six + prominent recognition

$2,500 AUTHOR: Premium tickets for four + recognition

$1,000 RESEARCHER: Tickets for two + recognition

$500 FRIEND: Ticket for one + recognition

$500-$1,000 TRIBUTE AD: Quarter, half, or full page in event program

Heyday is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all contributions are tax deductible, less $100 per dinner guest.


Please note: To avoid Eventbrite fees, you may send a check to: Heyday / Attn: Harvest / P.O. Box 9145 / Berkeley, CA 94709.

Questions? Contact Emily at (510) 549-3564 ext. 312 or emily@heydaybooks.com.


2019 Honorary Committee: Richard and Rickie Ann Baum ~ T.C. Boyle ~ Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz ~ Annette Gordon-Reed ~ Guy Lampard and Suzanne Badenhoop ~ Tom Lockard and Alix Marduel ~ Tom Lutz ~ Greil and Jenny Marcus ~ Viet Thanh Nguyen ~ Greg Sarris ~ Robert Scheer and Narda Zacchino ~ Susan Straight ~ David Talbot ~ Michael and Shirley Traynor ~ Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen ~ Alice Waters ~ Peter Wiley

Heyday Board of Directors: Nettie Hoge, Chair ~ Johanna Vondeling, Vice Chair ~ Andree Abecassis ~ Susan D. Anderson ~ Don Franzen ~ Whitney Green ~ Zachary Karabell ~ Brian Kenny ~ Marty Krasney ~ Ralph Lewin ~ Steve Wax


Thank you to our generous Harvest Sponsors (as of October 1, 2019)

PUBLISHER: Edwin Blue ~ Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria ~ Hearst ~ Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen

EDITOR: Another Planet Entertainment ~ Andree Abecassis ~ Joan Bingham ~ Richard and Gretchen Evans ~ Dr. Catherine Kennedy and Daniel Grossman ~ Zachary Karabell ~ Marty Krasney ~ Jeanine and Guy Saperstein ~ Peter Wiley

AUTHOR: Frances Dinkelspiel and Gary Wayne

RESEARCHER: Richard and Rickie Ann Baum ~ Bruce De Benedictis and Caroline Kim ~ Arlie and Adam Hochschild ~ Thomas Lockard and Alix Marduel

FRIEND: Judy Avery ~ Kim Bancroft ~ Ruth Friend and Jim Hirst ~ Bruce Gilbert ~ L. John Harris ~ Becky and Michael O’Malley ~ Alice Waters


Wine Contributors: Head High Wines ~ J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines ~ Joseph Phelps Vineyards ~ Random Ridge Winery


Heyday History Award: Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers

Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers is associate professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley. Her book They Were Her Property (Yale University Press, 2019) bridges women’s history, the history of the South, and African American history, making a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave-owning women were sophisticated economic actors who directly engaged in and benefited from the South’s slave market. For her dissertation on which the book was based, she won the 2013 Lerner-Scott Prize, given by the Organization of American Historians for the best doctoral dissertation in US women’s history.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Barbara Dane

Barbara Dane, born in 1927, is an American folk, blues, and jazz singer-songwriter. She was prominent in the movements for peace and justice as the struggle for civil rights spread and opposition to the Vietnam War mounted, singing at peace demonstrations throughout the United States and touring antiwar GI Coffeehouses all over the world. In 1966, she became the first US musician to tour post-revolutionary Cuba. By the early 1970s Dane had started Paredon Records with her husband, the late Irwin Silber, in their adopted hometown of Oakland, CA. Specializing in international protest music, she produced fifty albums, including three of her own. The label is now part of Smithsonian Folkways. Bob Dylan said of her: “The world needs more people like Barbara, someone who is willing to follow her conscience. She is, if the term must be used, a hero.”


Art by Josie Iselin from The Curious World of Seaweed (Heyday, 2019)