The Lexington Club Archival Project is dedicated to documenting the stories, sounds and images from San Francisco's last full-time lesbian bar, which closed April 30th 2015. We are currently collecting old photos, videos and ephemera as well as filming new interviews and portraits for inclusion in this project. If you have something to share, please get in touch: email@example.com
Susie Smith is a documentary filmmaker specializing in urban stories. Recent projects include directing PEOPLE LIVE HERE, collaborating with the students of the Change for Good program on LIVE OAK STORIES: THE MAKING OF THE MURAL, Associate Producing the film FREE FOR ALL: INSIDE THE PUBLIC LIBRARY, co-creating the 2013 Queer Arts Festival performance piece WHITE LIES, and collaborating with the UC Urban Studies Critical Sustainabilities Group. She has worked as a Production Manager, Editor, and Post Production Supervisor in the Bay Area for over 7 years. In 2012 she earned her MA in Social Documentation from UC Santa Cruz. She can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren Tabak is a filmmaker and photographer living in San Francisco. Her latest short film “The Shepherd and the Guardian” was commissioned by, and premiered in, the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival. Her other short films, photographs, writing and music videos have been featured on Pitchfork, Spin, NPR, BuzzFeed, Funny Or Die, The Guardian UK, The Washington Post, Slate and other places one might go to be entertained on the internet. You can browse her portfolio at laurentabak.com. She can be reached directly at email@example.com
Jessica Arévalo-Hillen is a writer and storyteller with a passion for collecting oral histories. She is a trained facilitator for StoryCorps, a national oral history non-profit organization, is the founder of California College of the Art’s Oral History Project, and is currently working on her own project capturing the stories of her family’s experience with the Guatemalan presidency from 1945-1951. In 2012 she earned her MFA in Creative Writing from California College of the Arts.
Anders Howerton builds websites when he's not writing poetry and fiction. He's been published in a handful of literary journals, and he thinks coding isn't really very different from poetry.
Dana June Baker is a graphic designer, cat lover, nonsensical animated gif maker, and occasional colored pencil illustrator. She likes to collect transit maps and photograph vintage clothing labels while perusing the aisles at local thrift stores. She is terrible at self-promotion, but understands it as a necessary evil: danajunebaker.com.
Diana discovered her passion to combine storytelling and social justice, while working at an after-school program where youth translated community stories into a powerful mural. Since then, she has been involved with a number of film projects that have allowed her to work with underrepresented people whose stories are not often told or heard. As a San Francisco native, Diana also loves collaborating with various organizations that enable youth to understand and contribute to their own communities. She is currently working with youth at BAVC and creating empowering environments where everyone can learn and grow together through media making.
The Lexington Club Archival Project, though working closely with The Lexington Club, is not directly affiliated with it. If you would like to reach someone from the Lexington Club please email firstname.lastname@example.org