Welcome to Getting Local With Jane, in which we post upcoming local events of interest to Jane Austen fans.
April 24-25, Los Angeles, California – Among the authors appearing at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is Susannah Carson, author of A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen. Susannah will be part of the “Writing on Writers” panel, which will take place April 25th at 10:30 a.m.
April 10-May 16, 2010, Redlands, California – A new musical of Pride and Prejudice (how many is that now? Six?) presented by LifeHouse Theater. Performances are Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 2:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday 2:15 p.m. Pre-purchased tickets are $14-18 for adults, $7-9 for children, $1 more day of the show, available by calling the box office.
July 10-11, 2010, Historic Locust Grove, Louisville, Kentucky – We received an update on the 3rd Annual Jane Austen Festival from Bonny Wise, mistress of the ceremonies:
I am pleased to announce a new and improved registration process that will be available on-line through our website, www.jasnalouisville.com beginning May 1st. You will be able to register and pay in advance for Afternoon Tea, the Grand Ball and/or workshops as well as admission to the festival.
Also, they’ve produced a commercial for local television, which they shared with us via YouTube.