Friday, October 7, 2011
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Mission Branch on Saturday, October 15!
Please join us to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Mission Branch Library with a wonderful afternoon of programs:
1:00 p.m. in the Adult Reading Room:
Venezuelan Cooking Demonstration with Adriana Lopez Vermut
Chef and Co-Owner of local Mission eatery Pica Pica Maize Kitchen,
will visit the Mission Branch Library to present a cooking demonstration using recipes from Venezuelan cuisine. Don’t miss this gastronomic tour of the most characteristic and flavorful tastes of Venezuelan cuisine. All ages are welcomed!
2:00 p.m. in the Adult Reading Room:
Argentinean Music Performance by Tengo Tango Tengo Tango features Marcelo Puig(Guitar & Vocal) and Seth Asarnow(bandoneon). Marcelo is one of the most in-demand and popular performers of authentic Argentine Tango music in the Bay Area. A
native of the Bay Area, Seth is musical director of the Los Angeles Tango Festival as well as Nora’s Tango Week, a Bay Area international conference celebrating tango. All ages welcome and tango dancers too!
3:00 p.m in the Children's Room:
Music and Dance from Mexico with Maria Luna
This workshop is based on integrating Mexican folk dance and creative movement. Children will become exposed to Latin-American culture, history, geography, and traditions as they learn dances from different regions in Mexico including structured footwork and partner dancing.
See you at the Mission Branch on October 14!