Jul 09, 2015-
Jul 09, 2015
06:00PM - 08:00PM
Conversation with Ben Fong-Torres, Former Rolling Stone Editor and Writer
Join us for an evening with Ben Fong-Torres and Chris Smith of The Press Democrat, as Chris interviews Ben about his childhood and his exploits as a journalist for Rolling Stone.
History Museum of Sonoma County
Event Description

Join us for an evening with Ben Fong-Torres and Chris Smith of The Press Democrat, as Chris interviews Ben about his childhood and his exploits as a journalist for Rolling Stone. Best known for his work as editor and writer for Rolling Stone, Ben Fong-Torres has also written a best-selling memoir, The Rice Room, where he recounts growing up in Oakland Chinatown where his parents owned a restaurant, his work as a journalist, the beginnings of Rolling Stone, and his work as a radio and TV broadcaster, ranging from DJ work on KSAN, the pioneer free-form station in San Francisco, to television profiles of Paul McCartney, Steve Martin, Grace Slick, B.B. King and others for "Evening Magazine." He has won three Emmy Awards as co-host of KTVU’s telecasts of the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade. He is also the author of ten books, including a collection of past articles, Becoming Almost Famous (he was portrayed in the Cameron Crowe film "Almost Famous"), and Willin’: The Story of Little Feat.

Lecture sponsor receives two tickets and credit in the Museum's marketing materials. Lecture sponsorships are tax-deductible.

Meet-the-speaker RECEPTION begins at 6:00pm.
The TALK begins at 7:00pm.


History Museum of Sonoma County, 425 Seventh Street Santa Rosa, CA, 95404 

Fee: $0.00

Contact Information
Name: Cynthia Leung     Email:
Phone: 707-579-1500




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