Banned by the Bay

Did you know that there is a Banned Books Week?  It takes place September 30th through October 6th.  The San Francisco Public Library and Banned-by-the-Bay are included in the  local groups who celebrate banned books week.

The most interesting event of the week is the Naked Girls reading:

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Naked Girls Reading Banned Books
8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stagewerx Theatre

Banned Books Week 2012: Naked Girls Reading | SF

Naked Girls Reading San Francisco is simply a group of women who read literature naked to a doting audience.

On October 2, we will be celebrating our right to read by selecting banned, censored and burned books.

I suppose someone needs to compete with the Naked Guys on Castro.  All they do is sit around, exercising their free speech by simply being naked.  The “Naked Girls” actually celebrate free speech by reading excerpts from banned books.

So jump on the banned-wagon and learn more about banned books (sorry, couldn’t resist the pun).


One thought on “Banned by the Bay

  1. Julie Glantz says:

    Maybe this would be a good time to mention that the Fall Showcase, on October 12th is all about banned Books and Silenced Voices? The Nature of Offense.

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