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Canceled: Celebration: Book Release, Manong Joaquin, Collected Verse of Joaquin Legaspi

A partnership with Philippine American Writers and Artists (PAWA)
Thursday, 10/21/2021
6:00 - 7:00
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room A
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room B
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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This event is postponed, a new date for this event will be announce soon. 

Readings from the newly reprinted collection of poetry of Joaquin Legaspi (1896-1975) compiled by Jovina D.Navarro and published by Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc. Joaquin Legaspi was a poet, artist, community worker, organizer and an important figure connected with the Manilatown I-Hotel community from the 1920s to the 1970s. 


This event will be live and streamed on Zoom (registration required)


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Engage with your favorite writers and discover your next read.

Connect to engaging discussions and performances related to the Filipino American community.

This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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