*A Calavera for Carlos Fuentes

Dia de los Muertos Tribute to the great Mexican author
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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 – October.

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Crafty Friday celebrating VIVA!
Friday, October 24, 2014
Mission, Mission Children's Area
Dia de los Muertos Altar Making
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Ocean View, Ocean View Meeting Room
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Thursday, October 30, 2014
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*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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