The Summer of Love Experience: Consciousness

This is the final installment in a six-part series on The Summer of Love, inspired by The Summer of Love Experience exhibit at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco.                                                                       8,000 years before Europeans made their way to San Francisco, the people who lived there called it “awaste” or “place by the bay.” The cityContinue reading “The Summer of Love Experience: Consciousness”

The Summer of Love Experience: Music

 This is the fifth in a six-part series on The Summer of Love, inspired by The Summer of Love Experience exhibit at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco.                                                                       Chuck Berry set off a time bomb in 1957 that took a decade to fully detonate. In the intervening years, Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs broughtContinue reading “The Summer of Love Experience: Music”

The Summer of Love Experience: Politics

This is the fourth in a six-part series on The Summer of Love, inspired by The Summer of Love Experience exhibit at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco.                                                                      On the bright side, the Giants won 7 in a row On May 13, 1960 the House Subcommittee on Un-American Activities came to San Francisco toContinue reading “The Summer of Love Experience: Politics”

The Summer of Love Experience: Visual Arts

NOTE: This is the third installment in a six-part series on The Summer of Love, inspired by The Summer of Love Experience exhibit at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco. We’ve been down this road before: an unhinged, paranoid president; wars built on lies; emboldened racists and misogynists blaring their hate through mass media intoContinue reading “The Summer of Love Experience: Visual Arts”

The Summer of Love Experience: Fashion

This is the second in a six-part series on The Summer of Love, inspired by The Summer of Love Experience exhibit at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco. We’ve been down this road before: an unhinged, paranoid president; wars built on lies; emboldened racists and misogynists blaring their hate through mass media into the publicContinue reading “The Summer of Love Experience: Fashion”