Accompanying himself on a nylon string guitar, Francisco sings a vast repertory blending his own original compositions with classic standards from Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes, Carlos Gardel and other Latin masters.
Francisco's influences are Brazilian bossa nova and Argentine tango.
Come and hear both the sadness and joy in his music.
ReferenceUSA will be offering training available online every Friday from January 13 through March 30, 2012. Designed for those new to using the ReferenceUSA database, these hour-long sessions will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA.
ReferenceUSA is a great database for job hunters as well as those looking to start a new business. The training will cover the Four Essentials you'll want to know in order to be successful using the resource.
This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques. Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions.
Artists Guild of Fillmore members Wana Klasen, Luanne Perez, Karen Browdy, Lois Freeman-Fox, Joanne King, Virginia Neuman (in the back row) and Jan Faulkner and Judy Dressler (front row left and middle) have just shown our Fillmore Library Supervisor, Cathy Krushell (front row right) their new group of paintings.
This is the 5th One-Per-Member-Mini-Show of original art by local artists on the north wall inside the Fillmore Library. The Library is located at 502 Second Street.
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McAlpine will be discussing his latest book, Islands Apart: A Year On The Edge Of Civilization, a description of his solo excursions to the Channel Islands. Islands Apart is a touching and often humorous look at our hectic life and how time alone in nature can give us a fresh perspective and greater clarity about what matters most.
Ken McAlpine's writing has appeared in national magazines and newspapers. He has earned three Lowell Thomas Awards, the premier award for travel writing.
This event is open to the public, all are welcome!
Click here for the reasons:
1. Stock up on books to read, audio-books to listen to, and DVDs to watch during long car trips and family vacations.
2. Tired of sitting at home? Bring your family to play board games & solve puzzles (available daily during open hours Dec. 19-31).
3. Help your local feathered friends. Stop by between 2-4 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 27 or Thursday, Dec. 29 to make a pine cone bird feeder.
Holiday Hours at Oak View Library:
Monday-Thursday 1-6 pm, Saturday 10-2 pm
The library will be CLOSED Monday, Dec. 26 & Monday, Jan. 2 for the Christmas & New Year holidays.
Martha Miller is a writer, actor, director and producer rolled into one. She becomes Margaret Mitchell, the author of Gone with the Wind. What did this notable book mean to its author and the world?
Enjoy meeting Margaret Mitchell whose life changed the day Gone with the Wind was published. This program is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library.
Join us Thursday, December 8 from 3-5pm as we celebrate the holidays with crafts, food, songs and stories.
The event is at Simi Valley Library and open to the whole family.
Come by and join the fun!
Mr. Wall, owner of the Corner Gallery in Ojai, has been an accountant, farmer and business owner. His full and interesting life lends depth and complexity to his intriguing stories.
Grandfather to 12, Matt Wall is uniquely qualified to tell tales to children of all ages.
OverDrive ebooks are compatible with many devices. See the list here. OverDrive also offers downloadable audiobooks (eaudiobooks).