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Surrealism Comes To Larkspur Library

Get a preview tonight of the Legion of Honor's Man Ray-Lee Miller art exhibit.

Here are some of the highlights happening around the Larkspur and Corte Madera Twin Cities area Sept. 27-28:

Museum docent, Maureen O’Brien, will give a presentation at Larkspur Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. about the Man Ray—Lee Miller art exhibit on display at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco through October 4.

“Man Ray—Lee Miller: Partners in Surrealism” consists of approximately 115 photographs, paintings, drawings and manuscripts that explore the creative interaction between Man Ray and Lee Miller, two giants of European Surrealism. This is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on the pair’s artistic relationship. It also includes selected works by artists in Ray and Miller’s circle in Paris, including paintings by Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, Roland Penrose, Dora Maar, and a small sculpture by Alexander Calder.

Here are a few of the events around our neighborhoods today and tomorrow. If you have an event or announcement coming up you'd like to share, please post it on Patch. It's free!

• Dr. Neil Kobrin will visit Barnes & Noble in the Town Center Corte Madera to present his new book Emotional Well-Being: Embracing the Gift of Life on Friday at 6 :30 p.m.

• Let The Halloween Party Start: If you like The Twilight Saga, Mary Shelley, or Jane Eyre you'll enjoy Marta Acosta's Dark Companion. Acosta will visit Book Passage in Corte Madera on Friday at 7 p.m. to introduce her new supernatural goth drama ... just in time for Halloween. Acosta is the author of the Casa Dracula series.

• Children's Storytime: Let's not forget how reading is FUNdamental for children, too. There are a variety of reading groups for young children and their parents around town. Mother Goose is on the loose at the Corte Madera Library every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for storytime for babies 0-24 months old, with a parent or caregiver. The Larkspur Library offers fun for babies and toddlers, with songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes and very short stories just right for this age group. Pottery Barn Kids and Barnes & Noble Booksellers also offer children's storytimes.

• Wine and Dine: Il Fornaio in Corte Madera is hosting a special dinner party Thursday at 7 p.m. The Ferrari-Carano Wine Dinner pairs the acclaimed wines with a delicious 4-course meal designed by Chef CJ Snyder. The fee is $75 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). Please call for reservations: 415-927-4400

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Leonard Ginsburg September 27, 2012 at 10:12 PM
Keep up the good work.
Leonard Ginsburg September 27, 2012 at 10:13 PM
Keep up the good work
Tracy September 28, 2012 at 05:13 AM
Sounds like there are some great things going on around town; lots to consider.

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