*Mexican Calendar Girls

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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.

Linda Mexicana, Xavier Gomez

¡VIVA! is the library’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, from September - October. See our ¡VIVA! Calendar (PDF) for a complete listing of events.

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Sunday, September 25, 2016, 2:00 pm
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 6:00 pm
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Thursday, September 29, 2016, 3:00 pm
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Saturday, October 8, 2016, 2:00 pm
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*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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