Lillian Likes It

Wed, 2013-08-21 15:12 -- admin

In this original work written for the Lynchburg College Theatre Department, playwright Joshua Mikel explores social media and its impact on individual identity.

The play's protagonist, Lillian, receives a mysterious box left to her by a former co-worker at the coffee shop she manages. This co-worker, Larry, recently passed away and along with the box has professed his unrequited love for Lillian. To unravel the mystery of Larry's message, Lillian uses an online program called "Lazarus" to recreate Larry through an algorithm of all his social media interactions.

Thornton Reading: Olga Broumas

Wed, 2013-08-21 14:55 -- admin

Olga Broumas has published seven collections of poetry, Restlessness Caritas, and Beginning with O, with Yale University Press, followed by four other collections with Copper Canyon Press (Soi Sauvage, Pastoral Jazz, Perpetua, Rave). She has translated three collections of the Greek poet Odysseas Elytis and one chapbook by the Greek poet Kiki Dimoula. In 1977 she was chosen by Stanley Kunitz to win the Yale Younger Poets award.

Bonnie & Clyde — A New Musical

Wed, 2013-08-21 12:49 -- admin

At the height of the Great Depression, two small-town kids from nowhere became the biggest folk heroes in America. They craved adventure — and each other. Their names were Bonnie and Clyde. Unafraid, unashamed, and irresistible, their daring story of love and crime captured the imagination of a country.

Dillard Theatre. October 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 19 and Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. $15 for adults, $10 for seniors (60+), and $5 for LC students, faculty, and staff. LC Box Office, 544.8380 or www.LynchburgTickets.com.

Geraldine Lyon Owen Speaker Series - Josef Beery

Wed, 2013-08-21 12:44 -- admin

The Printed Word Endures. How many ways can you love the printed word? Find out with Josef Beery, a book and publications designer for more than thirty years and for many venues, including the University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. He co-founded the Virginia Art of the Book Center in Charlottesville, a vibrant part of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

Daura Gallery, noon and 1 p.m. (same talk)

Thornton Reader - CM Burroughs

Wed, 2013-08-21 12:40 -- admin

CM Burroughs’ debut collection of poetry, The Vital System, is available from Tupelo Press. She has received commissions from the Studio Museum of Harlem and the Warhol Museum to create poetry in response to art installations. A Pushcart Prize nominee and a finalist for the 2009 Gift of Freedom Award, her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in journals including Callaloo, jubilat, Ploughshares, VOLT, Bat City Review, and Sou’wester. Sponsored by the Richard H.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - All