Friday, November 20, 2009

Where In The World Is Lorna? Revised Fall/Winter Schedule: Sonoma State University, TODAY, 1-3:30pm

Nov. 20

Sonoma State University, Friday, 11/20, 1:00 - 3:40 pm, Stevenson Hall, room 2001; Rohnert Park, CA.

Nov. 28

Rosas en el Mar: Lorna Dee Cervantes, MamaCoatl, Avotcja, and others. 6-10 pm, Dance Mission Theater, 24th Street & Mission, San Francisco, in honor of INTERNATIONAL MONTH FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE TOWARD WOMEN AND GIRLS.

Dec. 2

Lorna Dee Cervantes w/ Francisco Alarcón & José Montoya at Stanford University. Dr. Yvonne Yarbro-Bejerano's class.

Dec. 5

Lorna Dee Cervantes w/ Francisco Alarcón, DJ, bar & more: book party for STREET ART SAN FRANCISCO: MISSION MURALISMO; artists signing books! Mural art show, MAPP event, Friday, 7-11 pm, at Precita Eyes Muralists Center, 2981 24th Street (& Harrison), San Francisco.

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Friday, November 06, 2009

Where In the World is Lorna? Lorna Dee Cervantes Fall Poetry Readings Calendar

Lorna Dee Cervantes Readings:

Nov. 6

• 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 (

Nov. 7

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)

Nov. 11

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

Nov. 12-14

Intensive Poetry Workshops with Lorna Dee Cervantes. South Central Community Farm, Los Angeles. TBA. $25 Contact

Nov. 15

Fire and Ink: An Anthology of Social Action Writing reading at Bookshop Santa Cruz, 7-9 pm. Santa Cruz, CA.

Nov. 16

Lorna Dee Cervantes reading for the Creative Writing and Social Action Program, Cal. State University at Monterey Bay, Nov. 16th, 7-9 pm.

Nov. 28

Rosas en el Mar, Lorna Dee Cervantes, MamaCoatl and others. 6-10 pm, Dance Mission Theater, 24th Street & Mission, San Francisco.

Dec. 2

Lorna Dee Cervantes at Stanford University. Dr. Yvonne Yarbro-Bejerano's class.

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