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.
- Sidewalk Poetry & Music with Mission MAPP
- Saturday, April 4, 2015Mission, Mission General Floor Area
- Open Books: Persis Karim
- Tuesday, April 7, 2015Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
- Legendary Locals of San Francisco's Richmond, Sunset, and Golden Gate Park
- Tuesday, April 7, 2015Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.