The March 2015 Mill Valley Historical Society First Wednesday presentation featured Paul Liberatore. Paul was joined by musician and Mill Valley resident Jimmy Dillon.
Liberatore has worked at the Marin Independent Journal since 1989 and been on the pulse of local and national cultural events. In addition to writing features and columns about the arts, he is considered the foremost historian on Marin County rock ‘n’ roll and pop music history and been among the leaders of a movement to create a museum that honors Marin’s musical contributions. As a guitarist and singer, Liberatore fronted his own band, the Liberators, for many years and performed at the Marin County Fair several times.
Jimmy Dillon is a highly accomplished guitarist who has worked with many of the top names in the music business. He is also a music teacher and started the Blue Star music camp to reach out to a greater number of budding musicians.
Together, Paul and Jimmy charted the evolution of rock music in Mill Valley and beyond in the greater Bay Area. The also played some fantastic music together at the end of the presentation.
MILL VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS:
Environmentalist Huey Johnson
Wednesday, April 1st
Creekside Room – 7:30pm
Drawing on lessons learned from five decades of environmental leadership and preservation, Johnson will offer his views on the next wave of environmental protection, and the need for a new generation of advocates to help shape that wave. Johnson served as California Secretary of Resources under the first Brown Administration and founded the Resource Renewal Institute.
As President of the Nature Conservancy, he was instrumental in conservation victories including the Bolinas Lagoon and Marincello. He founded the Trust for Public Land and The Grand Canyon Trust. His pioneering policies and land acquisitions helped define much of the land trust movement that has flourished over the last three decades.
Registration highly recommended. Click here to register.
Mill Valley Historical Society
Dedication of Reed Adobe Plaque
Corner of La Goma Street & Locke Lane
Sat., March 28, 11:30 AM
Please join the MVHS, John Reed’s descendants, and Mill Valley dignitaries for the dedication of this interpretive plaque marking the site of the adobe home of Mill Valley pioneer John Reed.