Barry Gifford at the Balboa Theater

Barry Gifford at the Balboa Theater

April 28, 2010 9:48pm

Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 7 pm @ The Balboa Theater, 3630 Balboa Street, San Francisco, CA 94121. 10$ admission

Join Barry Gifford and friends as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of the novel Wild At Heart, a Palme d’Or–winning film adapted for the screen by director David Lynch. The Balboa Theater is joined by City Lights Booksellers & Publishers in celebrating the release of Sailor & Lula: The Complete Novels, published by Seven Stories Press. This new collection presents all of the novels and novellas that comprise the saga of Sailor Ripley and Lula Pace Fortune, “the Romeo and Juliet of the South”: Wild at Heart, Perdita Durango (also made into a feature film), Sailor’s Holiday, Sultans of Africa, Consuelo’s Kiss, Bad Day for the Leopard Man, and The Imagination of the Heart. Barry Gifford will be on hand with local writers who will be reading excerpts from the Sailor and Lula cycle. The readings will be followed by a screening of David Lynch’s Wild At Heart.

Readers: Robert Mailer Anderson, Eddie Muller, Jim Nisbet, more tba. Followed by a conversation with Barry Gifford.

Admission is $10.00. Proceeds go to support the Balboa Theater (one of the last standing independent movie houses in San Francisco).

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