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Author: Elizabeth Pepin Silva and Lewis Watts

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Saturday, 2/15/2020
2:00 - 3:30
Harlem of the West: The San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era

Elizabeth Pepin Silva and Lewis Watts will discuss their book  Harlem of the West Harlem of the WestThe San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era. Republished by Heyday Books, the edition features newly discovered photographs and memorabilia, as well as additional interviews with those who lived and played in the Fillmore at the height of its glory.

Elizabeth Pepin Silva

Elizabeth Pepin Silva is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, photographer, writer, and former day manager of the historic Fillmore Auditorium. She holds a degree in journalism from San Francisco State University.

Lewis Watts

Lewis Watts is a photographer, archivist, and professor emeritus of art at UC Santa Cruz with a longstanding interest in the cultural landscape of the African diaspora in the Bay Area and internationally.