Mesa author Steve Bergsman has written a new book about "The Wanderers" and the history of teen-gang movies and a screening of the film is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road.
Those attending can meet Bergsman to learn more about the inspiration and insights that led him to write "The Wanderers - Killer Teens, Rebel Teens, Gang Teens and the Evolution of the Last Great Greaser Feature."
There will be an author Q&A and book signing. Egg creams and light refreshments will also be served. Cost is $10 for members/non-members. Advanced registration is required.
As a journalist and rock 'n' roll author, Bergsman has contributed to more than 100 magazines, newspapers and wire services over the past four decades. As an author, he has written more than a dozen books including three other new releases in 2023: “Earth Angels - The Short Lives and Controversial Deaths of Three R & B Pioneers”, “What a Difference a Day Makes: Women Who Conquered 1950s Music” and “All I Want Is Loving You: Popular Female Singers of the 1950s.” All of Bergsman's books are available on Amazon.
Call 480-483-7121 or visit vosjcc.org for more information or to register for the event.