Quiet Lightning presented a show @ The Lost Church on Monday, January 4th 2016, curated by Lapo Guzzini + Joanna Lioce and featuring readings by Michael Palmer, Laura Jew, Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes, Alexandra…
Quiet Lightning presented a show @ Smash Gallery on Monday, December 7th 2015, curated by Heather Bourbeau, Matt Leibel + Evan Karp and featuring readings by Lara Coley, Andrew O. Dugas, Lenore Weiss, Laura E….
Quiet Lightning 76 // sparkle + blink 65 was curated by Lapo Guzzini and Nora Toomey and held at Chez Poulet on May 4th, 2015, featuring readings by Matt Leibel » Suzannah Weiss » Maggie Tokuda-Hall » Jarvis Subia » A.G….
Quiet Lightning produced their 7th installment of Neighborhood Heroes on Thursday, August 7th 2014 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, featuring Peter Bullen, Sarah Griffin, Lauren Traetto, Matthew Zapruder, Yiyun Li, Moneta Goldsmith, Katie…
Harper's columnist Rebecca Solnit returns to City Arts for her new book "Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (And Essays)." Author of many books, including "The Mother of All Questions," "Men Explain Things to Me," "Hope in the Dark" and "Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas," Solnit is in conversation with Astra Taylor […]
The former executive editor of the New York Times--the first female to hold the position in the company's 160-year history--Jill Abramson visits This is Now with Angie Coiro to discuss her new book "Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts," for which she followed four companies--The New York Times, The […]
One of the best books of 2018, Oakland-based Tommy Orange's debut novel "There There" reached number one on the SF Chronicle bestseller list and is one of three titles shortlisted for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence. The book asks readers to examine their assumptions about who Native Americans are and how and where […]