The Russians Are Coming To California, The Hippie Russians, That Is!
And John McCleary will be hosting and touring them around California.
A contingency of Russian Hippies, with a few scholars in tow, is passing through California, San Francisco, Monterey, Los Angles, and Culver City the last of May and first of June.
John McCleary, California author, hippie and authority on the 1960s and 70s, will be showing them around California. On their way to the LA area, they will stop in Monterey, CA meet their host, Mr. McCleary, and see the stage where Jimi Hendrix burned his guitar at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. The Russian counterculture will then continue on down through Big Sur to Los Angles. McCleary will join them on June 1st at the Wende Museum in Culver City for a discussion, exhibit and book signing of his book, The Hippie Dictionary: A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 70s.