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PSIFF: ‘Jewel’s Catch One’ Tells the Amazing Story of One Woman Who Made a Huge Difference

In 1973, Jewel Thais-Williams opened a nightclub in Los Angeles called Jewel’s Catch One—and it quickly gained a reputation as the Studio 54 of the West. For 42 years, the people at Jewel’s Catch One challenged racism and homophobia while offering assistance to those stricken by the AIDS epidemic and becoming a haven for African […]