NEW: Chappaqua Library Events
Lecture: To Stir Inform & Inflame: The Art of Tony Auth
Wed. June 19 7:00Tony Auth’s cartoons, seemingly simple and always direct, influenced public opinion and politicians for more than forty years. “Our job is not to amuse our readers. Our mission is to stir them, inform and inflame them.” Auth, a Pulitzer Prize winner, documents the changing political and cultural landscape of our time. From LBJ to Obama, from the energy crisis to the financial crisis, this talk will include cartoons that touched the lives of newspaper readers all over America.
Lecturer David Leopold is an author and curator who has organized exhibitions for the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and others and organized the archives of Al Hirschfeld’s work at Lincoln Center.
Cosponsor: Town of New Castle
Location: Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
Film Clips & Discussion: All About Bette Davis
Friday, June 21 7:00Two-time Academy Award winning actress Bette Davis had a career that lasted nearly seven decades. We will learn more about this outspoken actress, a major star at Warner Brothers, through access to her personal archives.
Location: Chappaqua Library