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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

Art + Architecture at SFMOMA
Sunday, February 17, 2019, 12:30 pm
SFMOMA Haas, Jr. Atrium ,
Fagen: An African American Renegade in the Philippine-American War
Sunday, February 17, 2019, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Shakespeare Reading Group
Sunday, February 17, 2019, 1:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Vanished Waters: A History of San Francisco's Mission Bay
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 6:00 pm
Mission Bay, Mission Bay Program Room
Mission Photography Group
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6:30 pm
Mission, Mission General Floor Area
Writing Our Way Through Life
Saturday, March 2, 2019, 3:00 pm
Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley General Floor Area

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Current Exhibits

Illusion and the Magic City
Through Thursday, March 28, 2019
Main Library, San Francisco History Center
In Search of the Glass Slipper
Through Thursday, May 16, 2019
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space