Start your Cinco de Mayo festivities early! A truly popular art form, the glamorous paintings of Mexican calendar girls have a long and fascinating history—as advertisements, promotional gifts, and emblems of Mexican cultural heritage and pride. Program will include a brief film on the subject, and a lecture by guest speaker Angela Villalba, author of Mexican calendar girls : golden age of calendar art, 1930-1960.
- Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits
- Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:30 pmChinatown, Chinatown Meeting Room
- House of the Spirits
- Saturday, September 3, 2016, 2:00 pmChinatown, Chinatown Meeting Room
- Randy Ertll Book Signing
- Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:30 pmMission, Mission General Floor Area
*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.