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February

February 08, 2016

February 8, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Curtain Call: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Whether you read it or see it, join Ali Dinkins for an after-show discussion of Edward Albee’s award-winning play that runs January 26–February 7 at New Stage Theatre.  The second of three post-production talks, the Curtain Call series is a celebration of New Stage Theatre’s fiftieth anniversary and will conclude with The Robber Bridegroom, based on the novella by Eudora Welty. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com

February 19, 2016

Friday, February 19, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at Murrah Hall 200, Millsaps College. Annual Welty Teachers Workshop. Celebrate the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize and Welty’s 1973 fiction prize for her novel The Optimist’s Daughter. Educators will leave with ideas for teaching Welty and other Pulitzer Prize-winning Mississippians, including Tennessee Williams and Natasha Trethewey, in the classroom. A tour of the Eudora Welty House and Garden will follow the workshop.  Cost is $45 and includes lunch. A half CEU credit is available through Millsaps College. Click here for registration. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email Isabel Gray at igray@mdah.state.ms.us.