Friday, November 9, 2012

North African Jewelry AND Isabel Allende

The Museum of the African Disapora is presenting quite a banquet next week. 

 From the author's website. 
On Thursday, November 15th, Isabel Allende will read from "Island Beneath the Sea" and discuss her work and its relationship to the African Diaspora in conversation with local author Carolina de Robertis.
 Plus the museum is showing a priceless colloection of antique jewelry and photographs from North Africa. 
 For 30 years, Xavier Guerrand-Hermes of the renowned Paris-based fashion empire collected both stunning North African jewelry and historic late 19th- and early 20th-century photographs by some of the region’s most prominent photographers.

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