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In Paths Untrodden

3/01/11 - 5/19/2011

Main Library

LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

2010 was the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Walt Whitman’s homo-affectional poem cluster “Calamus” This exhibition will articulate the place and importance in LGBT culture of “Calamus” and draw a connection between the poems and the creation of the modern LGBT community with an emphasis on the Radical Fairie Movement.

By the use of text, photos, antiquarian books and newspapers the exhibit will tease out Whitman’s vision of the “love of comrades” and the social and political role he saw it playing in that larger project, the creation of “America”.

Upcoming Events

Friends of Library Poetry Readings Night
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 8:00 am
North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room
Lava Mae Free Mobile Showers
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 8:30 am
Main Library, Fulton Street Steps
Swing Into Stories
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 9:30 am
Helen Wills Playground,

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Upcoming Classes

Mac Computer: Basics
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Noontime Meditation
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 12:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Heart/Mind Meditation
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 12:15 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

The Illustrated Alice: The Imagining of Wonderland
Through Saturday, April 1, 2017
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
San Francisco Symphony Concerts for Kids
Through Friday, March 31, 2017
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space
The Heart of the City Farmers' Market
Through Friday, June 30, 2017
Main Library, Business, Science & Technology

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