Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Oct. 22-23: Revisit the Beat in Santa Rosa

Posted By on Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 5:58 AM

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By the 1970s, artist and poet Sutter Marin was well-known in San Francisco’s Beat scene, cofounding the San Francisco Creative Art Center and collaborating with famed poet ruth weiss (who spells her name in lowercase). Before he died in 1985, Marin’s artistic output flourished with abstract paintings that were equally fantastical and exuberant. This week, Marin’s later works are collected for an exhibit, ‘The Beat Went On,’ shown alongside selections from other artists of his time. The show opens with a reception on Saturday, Oct. 22, and ruth weiss appears for a poetry reading accompanied by a jazz duo on Sunday, Oct. 23, at Calabi Gallery, 456 10th St., Santa Rosa. Reception, 4pm; reading, 2pm. RSVP requested. 707.781.7070.

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