Renowned music critic and author Joel Selvin, whose weekly column ran in the San Francisco Chronicle
from 1972 to 2009, shares first-hand reflections on the music, politics, and wild times of a magical
chapter in San Francisco history. Presidio Trust historian Barbara Berglund opens the evening with a
presentation on the Presidio during the Summer of Love, as the military post met the epicenter of the
If you weren’t there, no worries, there are plenty of chances to hear about it as San Francisco continues its celebration of the Summer of Love’s 50th Anniversary. Longtime (and now retired) San Francisco Chronicle music columnist Joel Selvin, who also authored “Summer of Love,” among other books about San Francisco, shares his personal recollections on the music, politics and high times of that long-ago, and well-remembered, season. Free.