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Mark Lamster - THE MAN IN THE GLASS HOUSE

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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 7:30pm to 8:15pm

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Contemporary Arts Center - 900 Camp Street - New Orleans, LA 70130
Join us and the Louisiana Architecture Foundation for a book talk at the Contemporary Arts Center with award-winning architectural critic and biographer Mark Lamster presenting his recent book, THE MAN IN THE GLASS HOUSE: : Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century - in conversation with John Klingman. A booksigning will follow.
 
A "smoothly written and fair-minded" (Wall Street Journal) biography of architect Philip Johnson - a finalist for the National Book Critic's Circle Award

TINDERBOX: An Evening with Robert W. Fieseler in Conversation with Skylar Fein

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:00pm

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New Orleans Public Library - 219 Loyola Avenue - New Orleans, LA 70112
Join us downtown at the main New Orleans Public Library for and event with author Robert W. Fieeler featuring the just released paperback release of his nonfiction New Orleans book, TINDERBOX: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation, winner of the winner of the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime, winner of Lambda Literary's Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers, and named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal and Shelf Awareness. Fiesler will appear in conversation with New Orleans artist and Up Stairs Lounge historian Skylar Fein for a discussion commemorating the 46th anniversary of the Upstairs Lounge Fire and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.
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