Art & Culture
David Talbot: “Season of the Witch”
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(Click on image for a full sized version) Our next Salon features David Talbot reading from his best selling book, “Season of the Witch.” The Salon will be January 29 at Canessa Gallery. Use Paypal to pay now or send a check to THD, A and C Talbot Salon, PO Box 330159, SF 94133. Note there is a maximum of four reservations per person. The author will be available to sign books but no books will be for sale at the event. Bring your copy.
Starring San Francisco
Future Salon. March 3, 2015 at the North Beach Public Library. Mark your calendars now for a fun evening featuring Jim Van Buskirk, co-author of “Celluloid San Francisco: The Film Lover’s Guide to Bay Area Movie Locations” as he presents: “Starring San Francisco” A talk with slides and film clips.
San Francisco has appeared in hundreds of movies and television series, some famous, others obscure, from Eric von Stroheim’s 1924 Greed to Dirty Harry to Zodiac. Jim Van Buskirk, co-author of Celluloid San Francisco: The Film Lover’s Guide to Bay Area Movie Locations (and former SFPL librarian) uses film stills and clips to demonstrate the Bay Area’s rich cinematic history. Among the many familiar (or not-so-familiar scenes) are the Alta Plaza Park steps being chipped in What’s Up, Doc?, the futuristic skyline in Towering Inferno and Bicentennial Man and the geographically inconsistent chase sequence in Bullitt.
This Salon is co-sponsored by the San Francisco Public Library.
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North Beach First Fridays
Check out First Fridays in North Beach.
North Beach art galleries invite neighbors and visitors to join them for an open house and extended hours on the “First Friday” of every month. Each gallery offers its own unique venue. Come enjoy refreshments, music, poetry and old fashioned North Beach hospitality!
All offer an eclectic mix of art in all disciplines, showcasing both established and emerging artists.