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Lit Con – Letters Aloud & The Medicine Show

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Letters Aloud 

Saturday, April 13
7:30pm – 8:15pm
Kay White Hall – Auditorium
Requires Lit Con pass

Real letters by real people, read by great actors.

The formula is simple. Each show brings together letters to and from the famous, the infamous, and all us regular folk—making history come to life in surprising, inspiring, and hilarious ways.

Letters Aloud was founded in 2013 by Paul Morgan Stetler as a way to connect a live audience to famous (and infamous) historical figures through their intimate correspondence. We’re also intensely interested in exposing modern audiences to a rapidly disappearing form of communication—the written letter. The eloquence, pathos, and individual experience of history captured in letters is intriguing, instructive, and often hilarious.

Each show brings together letters from every era, curated to explore a central theme. As one fan said, “It’s like literary crack.” With live musical accompaniment and a dynamic slide show, a Letters Aloud evening is guaranteed to inspire!

The Medicine Show
8:30pm – 9:30pm
Kay White Hall – Auditorium
Gary Copeland Lilley
Requires Lit Con pass

Gary Copeland Lilley’s collection, The Bushman’s Medicine Show, is a southern gothic testament delivered by an archetypical denizen of the modern south, a sort of Everyman from the Carolina low-country traversing the territories of family, the spirits, society, culture, and identity, while refusing to be eradicated. If there is some type of stigmata, a mark, some identifier of people who have transcended southern stigmas, then the personas, certainly the Bushman, surely wear such a mark.

Tickets: $15 admission includes both events
Admission FREE with Lit Con pass or Saturday Day Ticket

Details

Date:
April 13
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Katherine L. White Hall
19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Phone:
1 206 463 5131

Details

Date:
April 13
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Categories:
,

Venue

Katherine L. White Hall
19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
1 206 463 5131