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18Oct
Monkee Memoir: Michael Nesmith with Beth Lisick @ Cafe du Nord
6:30 PM - 11:59 PM Cafe Du Nord
Date: October 18, 2018 to October 18, 2018
Where: Cafe Du Nord, 2174 Market Street, San Francisco, California, United States, 94114
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Arts & Theater
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Doors open at 6:30 PM. Show starts at 7:00 PM.Michael Nesmith's eclectic, electric life spans his star-making role on The Monkees, his invention of the music video, and his critical contributions to movies, comedy, and the world of virtual reality. His funny and thoughtful memoir Infinite Tuesday takes readers on a pilgrimage in search of a set of principles to live by, from a childhood in Dallas, where his single mother Bette invented Liquid Paper, to the set of The Monkees, the heart of swinging London, and an unexpected oasis of brilliance in the Santa Fe desert, where friendships with Douglas Adams and Los Alamos scientists pointed him toward the power of the infinite. A true American original. In conversation with writer and actor Beth Lisick. Book sales and signing to follow. $20 adv / $25 door Michael Nesmith‘s career in music and television took him from starring in The Monkees to a celebrated run of albums as a solo artist and in the First National Band. He created the TV show Popclips, a forerunner of what would become MTV, and produced the films Repo Man and Tapeheads. He is the author of two novels and founder of the Pacific Arts Corporation, which produces projects in the worlds of audio, video, and virtual reality, including Videoranch 3D. His memoir is titled Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff. He lives in Carmel, California.Beth Lisick is a writer and actor. She is the author of five books and has appeared in films screened at Cannes, Sundance, and the San Francisco International Film Festival. Her books include the memoir collection Yokohama Threeway and Other Small Shames, and the New York Times bestselling comic memoir Everybody Into the Pool. In 2002, she created the Porchlight Storytelling Series with Arline Klatte, a monthly storytelling show in San Francisco. Performing excerpts of her writing, she has opened for Neil Young, Allen Ginsberg, Lydia Lunch, and Exene Cervenka. A native of the Bay Area, she lives in Brooklyn.