San Francisco: Intersection for the Arts, [February 1977]. 35.5x21.5cm: Broadside SIGNED by Jack Hirschman. Printed on thick off-white colored paper with a geometric design illustration in red at the top. A hint of toning along edges. A few smoothed out creases and a small spot of rubbing along top edge. Horizontal fold line across the center. Five small brown stains, likely from coffee as Hirschman loved his coffee, at the bottom right corner. Corners crisp and colors bright. Better than Very Good.
The broadside lists the Tuesday night poetry events for February 1977, as well as Thursday evening cablevision programming. This broadside features some influential Beat poets including two future poet laureates of San Francisco, Jack Hirschman (January 2006 - January 2008) and Diane di Prima (May 2009 - December 2011). Also listed is Lenore Kandel who led a hermetic life and rarely read publicly.
The Intersection for the Arts was established in 1965 and was designed as a space for diverse and disenfranchised voices in the arts and the community. It is the oldest alternative non-profit art space in San Francisco with one of California’s longest continuous reading series with famed performers including Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Gregory Corso, William S. Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Margaret Atwood.