Posts Tagged "San Francisco"

Wandering in Paris at the Alliance Francaise

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Wandering in Paris at the Alliance Francaise

The Paris Wanderland Writers are going to be reading from Wandering in Paris: Luminaries and Love in the City of Light at the Alliance Francaise in December! Join us for delicious bites and delightful tales. The reading will take place on December 12th, from 6:30-7:30 at the Alliance Francaise at 1345 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94109. The Alliance Française de San Francisco is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and enhance the knowledge and appreciation of French and Francophone culture, to increase the knowledge of the French language, and to encourage interaction among French, Francophone and American people through programs in education and...

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Linda Watanabe McFerrin: Travel, Here and There/San Francisco

Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Linda Watanabe McFerrin: Travel, Here and There/San Francisco

Noche de Los Muertos by Linda Watanabe McFerrin Remembering a dark night in San Francisco … We are pressed, our backs to the wall, in Balmy Alley, a bottleneck of a back street in San Francisco’s Mission District, as the dead drift by. Skeletons on stilts, in bridal gowns, playing drums in steel bands—Los Muertos, The Dead—proceed in almost single-file procession through a cramped alleyway that feels like the birth canal to another world. We are skeletons too. My husband Lowry and our friend Jeff are tall, gaunt, black-caped and spectral. The white markings on the chest of Lowry’s black shirt suggest a ribcage. Jeff’s black gloves are spidered...

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