Silicon Valley Reads 2015
De Anza College joins Silicon Valley Reads in celebrating the 13th anniversary of the program with books and events focused on the theme "Homeland & Home: The Immigrant Experience."
We invite everyone in the De Anza College community and Silicon Valley to . . .
The Book of Unknown Americans
Stealing Buddha's Dinner: A Memoir
Events listed below will be held at De Anza College or include participation of De Anza representatives as part of the Silicon Valley Reads Program.
Date: Feb. 2-March 19
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
A reception for the artists will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m, with a special performance by Akoma Arts African Drum and Dance troupe.
Open Saturday, March 7 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. for a free workshop,
“Soul Food: Art, Culture and Memory." Learn to make miniature food sculptures inspired by personal/cultural food memories. Drop in for ongoing activities and refreshments located in the Euphrat Museum of Art.
Mooncakes, Churros, and Cherry Pie explores the connections between food, migration, and culture. Themes include food as a form of identity, the U.S. food industry and migrant/immigrant labor, and food traditions and memories. Artworks include neon, glass, and cardboard sculptures, photography, paintings, mixed media, textiles and more.Open to tour groups by appointment. Contact Diana Argabrite at email@example.com or 408.864.5464.
For more information about the exhibit and artists, including samples of featured artwork, visit the Euphrat Museum of Art website.
Date: Saturday, March 28
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Cupertino Community Hall, 20350 Torre Ave., Cupertino
The three featured authors, NoViolet Bulawayo, Cristina Henríquez and Bich Minh Nguyen, come back together for a conversation about their books and the Silicon Valley Reads experience, moderated by De Anza College President Brian Murphy. Winners of the Cupertino Library Foundation Essay Contest will be announced. Co-sponsored by the Cupertino Library Foundation. For more information, email SVRReads@aol.com.
All events are free. For a complete list of Silicon Valley Reads 2015 events and information about the authors and their books, visit the Silicon Valley Reads website.