Start: 7:00 pm
Sorry folks. This event is sold out. James Franco Monday, May 13, 7:00 p.m. A California Childhood Academy Award Nominated Actor James Franco will be appearing in conversation with his mother, acclaimed author and actress Betsy Franco, discussing his new book A California Childhood. In the book, Franco plays with the concept of memoir through personal snapshots, sketches, paintings, poems, and stories. James Franco was born at Stanford Hospital and spent the first 18 years of his life in Palo Alto. He is an actor, director, author, and visual artist. His film appearances include Milk, Pineapple Express, Howl, and 127 Hours, which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He is the author of the collection Palo Alto, and his writing has been published in Esquire, Vanity Fair, N+1, The Wall Street Journal, and McSweeney’s. Franco’s art has been exhibited throughout the world including at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the Museum of Contemporary Art’s PS1 in New York, the Clocktower Gallery in New York, and the Peres Projects in Berlin. James will be signing copies of A California Childhood only. Please do not bring any memorabilia.