Huey Lewis and the News are celebrating their 30th anniversary with their “Still Workin’ for Living’’ tour. The iconic Marin County band arrived on the national music scene as MTV began to change the industry. Now itunes and other new technology have reinvented the business model yet again and transformed the way music is made and consumed. What defines success for an artist today? Does music play a different role in popular culture than it once did? Huey Lewis shares his unique perspective.
Jane Ganahl has been a journalist, author, editor and arts organizer in San Francisco for more than 25 years. She is the co-founder and co-director of Litquake – the west coast’s largest independent literary festival, the author of “Naked on the Page: the Misadventures of My Unmarried Midlife,” and editor of the anthology, “Single Woman of a Certain Age: 28 Women Writers on the Unmarried Midlife.” Her work can now be found on Huffington Post and Match.com; she has also contributed to Harper’s Bazaar, Ladies’ Home Journal, Harp, Parenting, Book, Salon.com, Vanity Fair.com and Rolling Stone.com.
The A List Series, presented by 142 Throckmorton Theatre, is a new monthly series presenting conversations with Authors, Artists, Athletes, Adventurers, Academics and Anarchists.
Official Website: http://www.142throckmortontheatre.org
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