Where In the World is Lorna? Lorna Dee Cervantes Fall Poetry Readings Calendar
• Kickoff Extravaganza: “Mission Muralismo: The HEART of the Mission, A Celebration of Art and Community” celebrates Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo, edited by Annice Jacoby with a foreword by Carlos Santana, in partnership with Precita Eyes Muralists; this will be one of the most ambitious book signing events ever hosted by the de Young, featuring many of the artists, photographers, and writers showcased in the book, with live music by Dr. Loco’s Rockin’ Jalepeño Band; poetry and performances by Lorna Dee Cervantes, Stephen Cervantes, Francisco X, Lori B. (Bloustein), Andrew Voigt; emceed by Jael de Prado, Arts Host, Current TV; talks by Street Art San Francisco editor Annice Jacoby and artist/writer Jaime Cortez, projections of thousands of archival and current Mission murals including a ten-year span of the “deAppropriation” wall, art activities for people of all ages and more, Café and no-host bar, deYoung Museum of Fine Art, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, SF, program takes place in the free zone of the museum, 5:30-8:45 (www.famsf.org/deyoung)
Fund raiser for the Haight Ashbury Literary Journal features poetry readings by Lorna Dee Cervantes, Drive the First Quartet: New Poems 1980-2005, California Poet Laureate emeritus Al Young, Something About the Blues, Q.R. Hand Jr., Whose Really Blues, and Laura J. Moore, F-Stein, hosted by devorah major, food and silent auction, All Saints Church, 1350 Waller Street, between Masonic and Ashbury, SF, $10 sliding scale, 7:00-10:00 (Gail Mitchell: 415/863-4878)
El Camino College Compton Center, Dept. of English presents Lorna Dee Cervantes, Wednesday, November 11, 2009, at 11 a.m. in the Student Lounge. 1111 E. Artesia Boulevard, Compton, CA
Intensive Poetry Workshops with Lorna Dee Cervantes. South Central Community Farm, Los Angeles. TBA. $25 Contact LornaDeeCervantes@mac.com
Fire and Ink: An Anthology of Social Action Writing reading at Bookshop Santa Cruz, 7-9 pm. Santa Cruz, CA.
Lorna Dee Cervantes reading for the Creative Writing and Social Action Program, Cal. State University at Monterey Bay, Nov. 16th, 7-9 pm.
Rosas en el Mar, Lorna Dee Cervantes, MamaCoatl and others. 6-10 pm, Dance Mission Theater, 24th Street & Mission, San Francisco.
Lorna Dee Cervantes at Stanford University. Dr. Yvonne Yarbro-Bejerano's class.