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Talking and Drawing with George McCalman

Friday, October 14, 2022
7:30pm Pacific Time
KQED Broadcast: 10/23/2022

This event appeared in the series
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George McCalman is an artist and creative director based in San Francisco. His studio, McCalman.Co, designs brands for a range of clientele. Additionally, he’s a visual columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, featured in the “Observed” and “First Person” columns. His latest book, Illustrated Black History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen, is a breathtaking collection of original portraits depicting Black heroes—both famous and unsung—who made their mark on activism, science, politics, business, medicine, technology, food, arts, entertainment, and more.

Carvell Wallace is a New York Times Bestselling author, memoirist, and award-winning podcaster who covers race, arts, culture, film and music for a wide variety of news outlets including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire, GQ, and more. He lives in Oakland and lectures in the Narrative Department at the UC Berkeley School of Journalism.

Masks are required inside the venue. Policy subject to change based on San Francisco Department of Public Health guidelines and/or requirements of the featured guests. 

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Photo by Kelly Marshall