October 2017
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Sunset Scenes and Conversations Event Details

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7:24 pm
Sunset Scenes and Conversations
Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
 

Theater Readings and Insights
Sunset at 7:00 PM

Playwright Lisa Peterson and writer and actor Denis O’Hare will offer readings of their work, followed by an informal conversation about their writing process which involves partnerships and improvisation, as well as the use of foundational literature and the creative impulse.

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Poetry, Painting and Photography Event Details

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7:24 pm
Poetry, Painting and Photography
Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM
 

Hermitage Palm House
Sunset at 6:50 PM

Meet Florida painter Laine Nixon and join us for the opening exhibit of her paintings in water color and acrylic. Learn about platinum palladium photos bringing awareness of our fragile marine ecosystem, with California photographer Jasmine Swope. Hear work by New York poet Laurie Eustis. Then walk to the beach and enjoy the sunset.

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Sunset Stories on the Beach Event Details

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7:24 pm
Sunset Stories on the Beach
Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM on the beach
 

Baseball Stories and "Wrighting" a Play
Sunset at 6:45 PM

"Wrighting" a Play
Playwright Eleanor Burgess reads the first and last draft of various scenes, with an explanation of how and why that scene evolved through writing exercises, rehearsals, great feedback and painful choices.

Spring Training....In November
Author, illustrator, and editor Emily Nemens will read from her new manuscript, a novel in stories about spring training baseball. Emily's fiction and essays on baseball have appeared in Esquire, n+1, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She'll also talk about researching the project, including the season she was in the LSU Football press corps, binge-watching Pete Rose reality TV, and following Frank Lloyd Wright across the Southwest.

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