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Lester Bangs Memorial Reading

October 09, 2018

07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Grossmont College Griffin Gate, Building 60

This year’s Lester Bangs Memorial Reading features super-groupie and memoirist Pamela Des Barres who comes to Grossmont College’s Griffin Gate in Bldg. 60 from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, with tantalizing stories about such rock luminaries as Elvis, Jim Morrison, Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page, and others.

The event, part of the 2018 Fall Readings Series, is free and open to the public.

A former rock-n-roll groupie, musician, author, and magazine writer, Des Barres is the author of five memoirs: Rock Bottom: Dark Moments In Music Babylon (St. Martins Press 1996); on Chicago Review Press, Take Another Little Piece of My Heart (2008), Let's Spend the Night Together: Backstage Secrets of Rock Muses and Supergroupies (2013), and international bestsellers, I’m With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie (2005) and Let it Bleed: How to Write a Rockin' Memoir (2017). Her sixth book, Sex, God, and Rock n Roll, is due to be released by Chicago Review Press in fall 2019. For more information, contact or


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