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Tending the Fire: Native Voices & Portraits

4/01/2018
2:00 - 4:00

Main Library

Latino/Hispanic Community Room A/B

100 Larkin St.

book coverOn April 1, in the Main Library's Latino/Hispanic Room, photographer Christopher Felver and friends present his new book, Tending the Fire, a celebration of contemporary Native American poets and writers. This event kicks off the Main Library's month-long, multi-program celebration of National Poetry Month. See also the related exhibition: Christopher Felver: The Imagination of American Poets, Main Library, Jewett Gallery, March 24 - June 24, 2018.

National Poetry Month Events at the Main:

Film: Ferlinghetti - A Rebirth of Wonder. March 27, 6:00 pm, Main Library, Koret Auditorium.

Lao-Tzu, Poetry, and Guqin: Lao-Tzu's Tao-Te Ching and Infusions by Poets Clara Hsu & Greg Pond with Guqin master David Wong. April 3, 2018, 6:00 pm, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room.

World Literature Book Club: Kenneth Patchen’s The Journal of Albion Moonlight. April 5, 2018, 6:00 pm, Main Library, Paley Room—Floor 3.

Documentary – Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask. April 10, 2018, 5:30 pm, Main Library, Koret Auditorium.

Poetry in Song. Singers present musical settings of poetry from around the world. April 12, 2018, 6:00 pm, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room.

Show Us Your Spines: RADAR Residents Reading. For 14 years, the RADAR Reading Series has featured the best in emerging and underground queer writers. April 12, 2018, 6:00 pm, Main Library, LGBTQIA Center.

Cruzando Fronteras: Crossing Borders. Poetry reading in Spanish and English. April 15, 1 pm, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Rm.

A Carnival of Poems: The Haight Ashbury Literary Journal Celebrates National Poetry Month. Come celebrate National Poetry Month with San Francisco’s own Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, April 19, 6:00 pm, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room.

Open Mic Poetry for the People. April 27, 2 pm, Main Library, Library for the Blind.

Ginsberg & Ferlinghetti, James Weldon Johnson, and Lawson Fusao Inada on 16 mm Film. April 28, 2018, 11:00 am, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room.

Philippine American Writers and Artists. Reading. April 29, 1 pm, Main Library, Learning Studio.

Second Inning: More Baseball Poetry from San Francisco Poets. April 30, 2018, 4:00 pm, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room.

Upcoming Events

OWL: Older Writers Laboratory
Monday, December 17, 2018, 10:00 am
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Art + Architecture at SFMOMA
Monday, December 17, 2018, 12:30 pm
SFMOMA Haas, Jr. Atrium ,
Great Teen Book Swap!
Monday, December 17, 2018, 3:30 pm
Ortega, Ortega General Floor Area

More related events

Upcoming Classes

Writing Workshop for ages 6-12
Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
Mission Bay, Mission Bay Program Room
Sourdough Writers
Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 6:30 pm
Presidio, Presidio Meeting Room
Writing Workshop for ages 6-12
Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 4:00 pm
Mission Bay, Mission Bay Program Room

More related classes

Current Exhibits

Portals: A Group Show of Speculative Fictions
Through Thursday, February 7, 2019
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space