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Exhibitions & Events

January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Opened January 16th
Drawing the Sword: Samurai in Manga and Anime
The Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco
The popular Japanese art forms of manga and anime cut into the past and assume their rightful place in the canon of fine art in a new exhibit, Drawing the Sword: Samurai in Manga and Anime (January 16 through May 2, 2010) explores the complex evolution of Japanese artistic traditions by demonstrating the ever-changing image of the iconic samurai.

Opening January 30th
Batman: Yesterday and Tomorrow, showcasing six strikingly different interpretations of the Dark Knight, representing some of the boldest visionaries to illustrate the DC Comics icon. Programming featuring Chip Kidd, Pepe Moreno and Paul Pope is currently being planned.
The Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco

NOIR CITY – The 8th Annual Film Noir Festival
Friday, January 22nd to 31st
The Castro Theatre
429 Castro Street, San Francisco
(415) 621.6120
Tickets for NOIR CITY 8 are now available online through Brown Paper Tickets:
including the Noir City Passport, your key to all NOIR CITY 8 events at the Castro Theater, from opening-night January 22 until the lights dim on Sunday, January 31.
M is for Mystery Books is the official festival bookseller for the 8th Annual Film Noir Festival!  For more information on the festival and individual films being presented go here

Tuesday, February 2 – 7:00PM
One Book – One Marin
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, by Michael Chabon
The weeks ahead will feature many discussions about the book as the community reads along together. This year, as in past One Book One Marin celebrations, there will be library events, classroom discussions, and a host of events designed to bring a community dialogue about the themes raised in this highly-praised book. For a list of all the events, go here.
Michael Chabon – The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Author appearance and discussion at Book Passage, Corte Madera

Saturday, February 6th – 7:00PM
Too good an event to pass up!
Poet Robert Hass in conversation with author Michael Ondaatje
The Dance Palace, Point Reyes Station
Tickets $20 in advance – purchase from store’s website

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