The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: George Lober & Ken Weisner

The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: George Lober & Ken Weisner
Sunday, May 10, 2:00 p.m.
$5.00 Admission
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Book Signing: Sally-Christine Rodgers, author of Convergence: A Journey Through French Polynesia

Saturday, May 2, 3-4pm: Sally-Christine Rodgers, the author of Convergence: A Journey Through French Polynesia, will be in store signing copies of her travel book.

Sally-Christine Rodgers Writes Eloquently About Life, Sailing, Family and Protecting Our Oceans

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Book Signing: Mike Ventimiglia – Italians of the Monterey Peninsula

Saturday May 9th & Sunday May 10th – 12-2pm: Since the early 1900s, Monterey was known for its fishing, mostly for salmon and the abalone that was plentiful in Monterey Bay. The migration of the Sicilian Italian community is credited for reaping what was called the “Silver Harvest.” The Silver Harvest is the name that was given to the fishing of sardines in Monterey, which mostly was done by the Sicilian Italians who established the working fabric in the sardine industry for nearly five decades. Most of that generation is gone, and only a few are memorialized in books. It is this author’s attempt to capture the working class that made Monterey the “Sardine Capital of the World.” Continue reading Book Signing: Mike Ventimiglia – Italians of the Monterey Peninsula