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Marcus Shelby: Beyond The Blues

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 04/23/15 at 6:30 pm
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description: Marcus Shelby, noted Jazz Bassist, is together with his Trio in a concert performance and an interactive discussion on the perils of the "Prison Industrial Complex", mass incarceration, and alternative criminal justices practices such as "Restorative Justice". He will perform compositions to highlight these issues and rearrangements of prison songs and other popular music about prisons.

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Charged Particles: Jazz At The Library

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 04/25/15 at 2:00 pm
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description: Charged Particles has a repertoire that blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more. The group's original compositions are mixtures of elaborate orchestration and opportunities for creative improvised solos. The trio brings a similar approach to playing arrangements by other jazz artists, including favorites by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, and other composers of America's most popular songs from decades ago, each played with a new twist.

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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Monday, 04/27/15 at 6:30 pm
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description: This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.

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Pain Management: A Holistic & Alternative Non-Medication Approach

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Monday, 04/27/15 at 7:00 pm
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description: Clinical pharmacist Avi Mamidi will discuss the present and future of non-medication treatments for pain. Common misconceptions about non-medication treatments will also be addressed.

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Knit With Us

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 01/27/15 at 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 02/10/15 at 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 02/24/15 at 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 03/10/15 at 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 03/24/15 at 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 04/14/15 at 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 04/28/15 at 6:00 pm
Library: Brisbane
Ages: All Ages
Description: Join knitters of all skill levels and share knitting tips or swap patterns with others. Limited supplies will be available.

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Skype: Online Video Conferencing

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 03/18/15 at 10:30 am
Wednesday, 04/29/15 at 7:00 pm
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description: Learn how to open a free account, set up your equipment and software, make simple conference calls over the Internet, create and maintain a contact list, and use other provided features. 

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Charged Particles: Jazz At The Library

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 05/02/15 at 3:00 pm
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description: Charged Particles has a repertoire that blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more. The group's original compositions are mixtures of elaborate orchestration and opportunities for creative improvised solos. The trio brings a similar approach to playing arrangements by other jazz artists, including favorites by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, and other composers of America's most popular songs from decades ago, each played with a new twist.

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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 05/06/15 at 7:00 pm
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description: Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.

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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 05/10/15 at 2:00 pm
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description: This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.

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Science Lab

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 02/02/15 at 4:00 pm
Monday, 03/02/15 at 4:00 pm
Monday, 03/16/15 at 4:00 pm
Monday, 03/30/15 at 4:00 pm
Monday, 04/13/15 at 4:00 pm
Monday, 04/27/15 at 4:00 pm
Monday, 05/11/15 at 4:00 pm
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description: The Lab is monthly experiment in science and technology. Build robots, grow bacteria, solder and program electronic gadgets, and blow stuff up.

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