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Litquake Poetry & Music Tuesday | Yerba Buena Gardens

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Jessie Square | 736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94199

Event Details

SF’s Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2022 (May 7 – October 29)

The 2022 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival announces the lineup of over 100 free outdoor music, theater, circus, dance, poetry, and children’s programs. The Festival will open on Saturday, May 7 at 1:00pm with Cuban percussionist Jesús Díaz y su Habana Afro-Cuban Ensemble with an opening set from Chulita Vinyl Club at 12:30pm.

Please note there are a few pre-festival events from April 20 to May 4 including The History of Black Music (Sat. April 23) and a Yerba Gardens Tree Tour (Sat. April 30)

Now in its 22nd year, the Festival will run each and every week and weekend until October 29 and is located between Mission and Howard Streets and Third and Fourth Streets in downtown San Francisco.  For more information, visit ybgfestival.org.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2022

May 7 – October 29, 2022
Plus pre-festival events April 20-May 3
Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission btwn Third and Fourth, SoMa, SF

Directions & Parking | Admission-Free Seating | Performance Times | See the Full Calendar

Guest curated by Litquake’s Robin Ekiss, this program features Cheryl Dumesnil, Maw Shein Win, Judy Halebsky, Zubair Ahmed, and special musical guest, orchestral-pop band Fox & Woman.

Cheryl Dumesnil is the author of several books including a poetry collection entitled In Praise of Falling, and a memoir, Love Song for Baby X: How I Stayed (Almost) Sane on the Rocky Road to Parenthood. www.cheryldumesnil.com

Maw Shein Win is a freelancer at the San Francisco Writer’s Grotto. Her latest book of poetry is entitled Ruins of a glittering palace.

Judy Halebsky’s poetry collection Sky=Empty was a finalist for the California Book Award.

Zubair Ahmed is a graduate of Stanford University. His first book, City of Rivers, is part of the McSweeney’s Poetry Series.

Special musical guest Fox & Woman is an orchestral-pop band based in San Francisco.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Funcheap Presents, San Francisco
Address: 736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94199