The Dinner is the Dracula Society's "big night of the year".
James Joyce was not just fan of words, but of cinema, going as far to found one of the first picture houses in the country; The Volta, in 1909.
Strangely enough, Joyce had a penchant for popular comedy (something he would later bond with a young Samuel Beckett over) and his acerbic sense of humour certainly permeates his literary work alongside the more commonly celebrated linguistic playfulness, which has come to serve as his trademark.
Elegant, intimate, and cool as a mint julep in shaved ice. ) The work continues to influence Southern writers today.
Tuesday, July 22 - pm starring Pete Pranica (television play-by-play man for the Memphis Grizzlies) and live ragtime music on the grand piano Hosted by Mr. Schaeffer in his Germantown residence The mighty humorist of the Mississippi wrote the reconstructing South into existence for much of America with his novels, short stories, and his live stand-up routine. Twain's remarkable take on life during a remarkable period in the history of our country.
“If a story is in you, it has to come out.”- William Faulkner As part of our Southern Exposure Series, this summer we introduce two very special Literary Salons hosted by Memphis’ newest Irish restaurant and by one of the city’s great patrons of the arts. Tuesday, June 10 from - pm starring Bosco Hogan, star of stage and screen’s and the live music of Robert Johnson and John Albertson Hosted by Seamus Loftus at The Brass Door in downtown Memphis (near the Rendezvous) 152 Madison Avenue, 38103 Drink in the mastery of Irish writers as Irish film and stage star Bosco Hogan reads from a sampling of works that helped create The Republic of Ireland.