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Classical Guitar Performance, 16th-20th Centuries
December 9, 2020
7:00 – 8:00 PM
San Francisco Bay Area classical guitarist Mark Abdilla will perform a virtual concert featuring a variety of musical pieces from the early 16th century to the 20th century. The concert will include music designed for the classical guitar representing a number of genres including Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Brazilian, and Spanish. The performance will also include holiday classics.
Mark Abdilla grew up in the Bay Area and holds degrees in music from San Francisco State University and the Guitar Institute in Hollywood. While specializing in Latin guitar styles, Abdilla also plays pop rock instrumentals. He performs across Northern California and tours throughout Europe during the summer.
2020 Past Events
The Great Escape: Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure with Mark Jordan
PART ONE: October 21, 2020
PART TWO: October 22, 2020
Summer Fun with Historical Fiction
July 20, 2020
In Conversation with Mary Ladd, Author of The Wig Diaries
June 24, 2020
Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era,
March 2, 2020 –
The Life of Robert Noble Burgess
February 12, 2020
Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library
January 15, 2020
2019 Past Events
Mount Diablo Book Launch with Stephen Joseph
D. Leah Slo teinberg, Author of “Raised in the Shadow of the Bomb: Children of the Manhattan Project”
1969: One Giant Year
Adventures in Produce: The Rewards of Growing and Cooking Weird Fruit and Veggies with authors Emily Murphy and Laura McLively
Elise Hooper, Author of “Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, The Woman Who Revealed the Real America”
Brave Little Nell—The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
January 16, 2019
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