Join San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía and Radio Bilingüe/KPOO FM Announcer Chelis Lopez, for a Día de los Muertos tribute to legendary Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes.
The program will include insights, stories, and videos about the author's life and work. Special guests include University of San Francisco's Director of Latino/Chicano Studies Dr. Karina Hodoyan, San Francisco State University’s Spanish Professor Dr. Gustavo Calderon, and Yvette Fuentes, a close friend of the Fuentes family.
A book sale hosted by Modern Times Bookstore will follow the event.
This program is part of VIVA, the library’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place every year from September 15 – October 15.
- Music with Miguel and Susan Govea
- Tuesday, September 2, 2014Marina, Marina Childrens' Area
- Tertulias Literarias
- Wednesday, September 3, 2014
- Children's Mural Workshop with Precita Eyes Mural Arts
- Tuesday, September 9, 2014North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room
- Paper Flowers
- Tuesday, September 9, 2014Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
- Papel Picado Banners!
- Tuesday, September 23, 2014Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
- Destiny Arts-Capoira
- Tuesday, September 23, 2014Visitacion Valley, Visitacion Valley Meeting Room
*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.