Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The Big Read 2010: magic, destiny, and a young boy's journey into the mystical world of the curandera!

The San Antonio Public Library presents The Big Read 2010: Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya.

You're invited to join the entire community as we read and discuss this modern classic, a story of good and evil, ancient traditions and the modern world, healing and curses, and worship and witchcraft.

The Big Read 2010 kicks off on Saturday, March 27, at 3:00 p.m. with two very special events:

Bazan Branch Library
2200 W. Commerce Street • (210) 225-1614
Bexar County Sheriff Amadeo Ortiz and the Teokalli Aztec Dancers

Las Palmas Branch Library
515 Castroville Road • (210) 434-6394
District 5 City Council Member David Ortiz and the Conjunto Heritage Taller

Pick up a calendar of events at any San Antonio Public Library location or visit our website and click on "Events Calendar," keyword "Big Read".

The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest.

Partners for The Big Read San Antonio include the San Antonio Public Library Foundation, Texas Public Radio, KLRN Television, Amegy Bank of Texas, and the San Antonio Herb Society.

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