An Evening with Chris & Don - November 14, 2015 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Writer's Boot Camp, 2525 Michigan Ave., Bldg. I, Santa Monica, CA 90404 - Please join the Christopher Isherwood Foundation to celebrate the lives and achievements of Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy and the role they played in defining Southern California as a center of artistic expression and personal freedom.

Christopher Isherwood’s masterpiece A Single Man, set in 1960s Southern California and brilliantly adapted into a film in 2009 by director Tom Ford, is among the first and most influential literary novels about a gay man.

Don Bachardy has received worldwide recognition for his portraits of major creative, cultural, and political figures over the past 60 years, including Jack Nicholson, Elton John, Tilda Swindon, Jane Fonda and Governor Jerry Brown.

The program for this evening includes a reception and dinner; a special presentation by Guido Santi and Tina Mascara, featuring unreleased video footage; readings from The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy, edited by Katherine Bucknell; and a special announcement. Proceeds from the event will fund activities of the Huntington Library that build upon the personal and artistic legacies of these two men, including grants to scholars.

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September 7 - October 12, 2013
A solo exhibition of portraits of literary figures by Don Bachardy opens at Craig Krull Gallery on September 7, 2013. It closes on October 12. The opening reception is Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 5 - 7 pm.

February 23, 2013 - Time Out New York
"Don Bachardy: Portraits from a Canyon, Los Angeles
in the 60s and 70s"

November 28, 2012
The Strange Impossible Genius of Don Bachardy

November 21, 2012
Don Bachardy and Katherine Bucknell signing copies of Christopher Isherwood LIBERATION: DIARIES 1970-1983, published by Harper Collins on November 20, after An Isherwood Conversation" at the Huntington.
Don Bachardy and Katherine Bucknell signing copies of Christopher Isherwood LIBERATION