(In partnership with Tulsa Town Hall) Up Close and Personal with Bill Bryson, author of A Walk in the Woods, 7:00 at Cain's Ballroom.  Bill will be reading from his work, answering questions, and autographing books.  He will also be presenting a Town Hall lecture the next morning.  This is a Tulsa Reads event, and leading up to Bill's visit, Tulsans will be joining together to celebrate 1927, the year featured in Bill's latest book, One Summer--America,1927.  Tickets are $15, plus handling charges, and go on sale August 28th.  They should be purchased in advance at myticketoffice.com or by phone at 918-596-7111.  To avoid courtesy fees, you can buy tickets in person at the PAC box office.  Be sure to ask about the special discounts for Center members, teachers, and students.
Bill Bryson
Tulsa Reads author Neil Gaiman will be receiving the Center's Ambassador award, 7:00, at the Tulsa PAC/Chapman Music Hall.  In addition to sharing insights into his work, Gaiman will also be answering questions from the audience.  Pre-signed books will be available.  Tickets are $20, plus handling charges, and go on sale September 2nd.  They should be purchased in advance at myticketoffice.com or by phone at 918-596-7111.  To avoid courtesy fees, you can buy tickets in person at the PAC box office.  Be sure to ask about the special discounts for Center members, teachers, and students.
Neil Gaiman
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