Last Friday, I attended a talk given by Mark Dawidziak on theater ghosts. Well, I love theater and I’m a sucker for local ghost stories, so I decided to go. The evening also included a tour of the theater itself, which is supposedly haunted by multiple spirits. I didn’t really “sense” anything (other than the [...]
Archive for October, 2009
Local author Adam Besenyodi will visit the Fairlawn-Bath branch of the Akron-Summit County Public Libraries Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public; those wishing to attend are encouraged to RSVP at 330-66-4888 or in person at the library.
The Hudson Library and Historical Society will host Cleveland Heights author Dan Chaon, who will discuss his new novel, Await Your Reply, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. For more information,call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010 or visit http://www.hudsonlibrary.org/EventsFall09DanChaon.html. Questions also may be directed via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the Akron Art Museum’s staff for a discussion of Seven Days in the Art World, a novel by Sarah Thornton, for the museum’s book club meeting on Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Thornton’s novel explores how people define art. It is based on intensive research of the international contemporary art world through in-depth interviews and participant observation. Thornton looks at [...]
Cuyahoga Falls resident Joanne Kilgour Dowdy recently published a photo autobiography, “In the Public Eye.” Photos tell her story from childhood through adulthood. She is a professor at Kent State University, teaching Adult and Adolescent Literacy.
The Learned Owl Book Shop (204 N. Main St, Hudson) is hosting a breakfast and story time for children with the costumed character, Cat in the Hat on Oct. 31 at 9 a.m., There will be green eggs and ham (and doughnuts for the timid). Call to register at 330-653-2252.
Marissa Jordan, who graduated from Twinsburg High School in 2007, recently completed a second novel, a sequel to her previous book, which she had published shortly after her graduation. Her second book, A Faery’s Tale II, was released earlier this month. “It was quite an adventure to have two books out by age 20,” Jordan [...]
I created this one a while ago, but here is my sidebar video for Coach House Theatre’s production of “Deathtrap.” I think this is my first true “sidebar,” in none of the interviews had information in the article. There were some neat “behind the scenes” stories in this one, especially actor Tom Stephan’s story about [...]
Steve Vander Ark, creator of the Harry Potter Lexicon and author of two books regarding the popular series, came to Hudson earlier this month. This was a lot of fun for me, being a Harry Potter fanatic myself. While I knew a lot of what Vander Ark covered, there were still plenty of surprises and [...]
Jeff Bennington, a former Aurora resident who used to deliver papers for Record Publishing Co., recently published his first novel, “Killing the Giants: The Road to Nihilism.” Killing the giants is well represented by the words penned by President Woodrow Wilson when he wrote, “Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the [...]