Mary Kerr

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San Francisco’s Wild History Groove - Underground Artists and Poets from the California Beat Era
Rebels from the 50s, avant-garde California artists and poets turned their backs on pursuit of money and embraced a new expression of freedom. How it was to "swing" in the underground--in the shadows of American culture.
The Beach - San Francisco’s North Beach in the 50s
True-to-the life history of San Francisco's Beat Era--The Beach recreates its vibrant atmosphere with a mix of jazz, poetry, art and first-hand accounts from that spirited time in North Beach.
Venice West and the LA Scene - Untold story of the California Beat Era
A wave of free-spirited creativity emerged during the California Beat Era. Young, idealistic poets and artists made their own underground life apart from the 50s mainstream. It was "art for art's sake" that drove their aesthetics.