Ronn Owens hosts one of the most compelling and thought-provoking morning talk shows in Northern California. A graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia, he moved to the Bay Area in 1975 to host The Ronn Owens Program on KGO Radio, San Francisco. Just celebrating his 32nd anniversary, he has become a Bay Area icon.
Joan Ryan is an award-winning journalist and author. Her most recent book is “The Water Giver: The Story of a Mother, a Son and Their Second Chance,’’ a memoir published by Simon & Schuster in 2009. Ryan was a pioneer in sports journalism, becoming one of the first female sports columnists in the country. She then went on to writing op-ed columns and city columns for the San Francisco Chronicle. Her first book, “Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skaters’’ (1995, Doubleday) was a controversial, ground-breaking expose that Sports Illustrated named one of the “Top 100 Sports Books of All Time.’’
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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