THE GOLDEN YEARS OF CALIFORNIA HISTORY
|Join Michael Svanevik as he takes you on a journey through a Romantic period of California history when each man was king and governmental restraints were nonexistent. Handsome men swooned beautiful women. Silver was abundant and gold was soon to be discovered. Cattle grazed on a thousand hills, and the Legend of Zorro was born.|
Wednesdays, beginning November 6 -- 1:30pm – 3:30pm, 8 week session, $50.00
Holiday Lunch Celebration
Come join us on Monday December 23 from 11:30am to 1:00pm to celebrate the holidays at Little House.
Entrée: Honey Glazed Ham in Pineapple Peach Sauce, Roasted Winter Root Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes
Dessert: English Christmas Trifle
All for the low price of $9
Reservation are required. Please RSVP by Friday December 20th.
Lunch will be served promptly at 11:45.
Tuesday Dec. 17th | 1:30-2:30 | Free for Members | $5 for Non-Members
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art presents
Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities
|Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams — two of America's best-known artists — are both revered for their ability to capture, in their own unique ways, the essence of natural beauty. The two met for the first time in 1929 while in Taos, New Mexico, and developed a lifelong friendship through their shared admiration of the natural world. O'Keeffe and Adams traveled together to sites that became subjects of their artwork. This exhibit brings together nearly 100 works from the painter and the photographer, revealing the parallels between their distinctive visions of nature.|
Tuesday January 13 | 1:30-2:30 | Free for Members | $3 for Non-Members
Wednesdays 1:00PM | Little House Theater | Free Members | $3 Non-Members
Dec. 11 Best of Andy Williams: Christmas Shows 2001 NR 120 minutes
Beloved singer and TV presence Andy Williams showcases his favorite moments from his annual Christmas show, which ran for eight years during the heyday of holiday variety specials. The Osmond Brothers and Williams's own family, the Williams Brothers, make special appearances.
Dec. 18 Mormon Tabernacle Christmas Concert 2012 78 minutes
Home for he Holidays features Tony Award-winning tenor Alfie Boe and internationally renowned TV personality Tom Brokaw. Together with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells on Temple Square, these guests bring an unprecedented excitement to the stage that brought the audience to their feet more than once during the night.
Jan. 8 Mrs. Brown 1997 PG 105 minutes
Grieving widow Queen Victoria withdraws into sadness for years until plainspoken manservant John Brown disrupts her mourning. But as their friendship grows, it results in personal and political ramifications for both of them.
Jan. 15 The Yong Victoria 2009 PG 105 minutes
Eighteen-year-old British royal Victoria ascends to the throne and is romanced by future husband Prince Albert in this lush period film that chronicles the early years of the British monarch's larger-than-life reign.
Jan. 22 Elizabeth: The Golden Age 2007 PG-13 114 minutes
Cate Blanchett reprises her role as the Virgin Queen in this lushly costumed but historically muddy sequel to 1998's Elizabeth which focuses on the queen's tempestuous relationship with the adventurer Sir Walter Raleigh.
Jan. 29 A Man for All Seasons 1966 G 120 minutes
When Henry VIII (Robert Shaw) seeks approval from the English aristocracy to divorce his wife and marry commoner Anne Boleyn, Sir Thomas More (Paul Scofield) finds himself caught between a murderous king and the powerful Roman Catholic Church. Richly crafted with a fine supporting cast, director Fred Zinnemann's period drama swept the 1966 Oscars, winning six golden statuettes, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.
Mondays 1:00PM | Little House Theater | Free Members |$3 Non-Members
Dec 9 Before Sunset 80 min R 2004
The lovers from “Before Sunrise” meet again in Paris nine years later, continuing the story, addressing the questions raised by the original about how their lives would turn out.
Dec 16 Before Midnight” 108 min R 2013
Nine years later, Jesse and Celine are living in Greece, struggling with emotions relating to parenthood, middle age and faded romance.
Dec 23 The Words 96 min PG-13 2012
After finding a brilliant unpublished book in an old briefcase, wannabe writer Rory Jansen (Bradley Cooper) decides to claim it his work, setting in motion an ethical quandary he could never have expected. Also stars Jeremy Iron, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde and Zoe Saldana.
Dec 30 Renoir 111 min R 2012 (In French with English subtitles)
Handsomely mounted movie shows Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Michael Bouquet) in old age, as a beautiful young model joins his household and eventually has an affair with his son Jean, the future filmmaker.