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Volume 26, Number 5 — May 2019

AAME Speaker Series continues

Catherine Bush
Catherine Bush

By Leslie Grace | A! Magazine for the Arts | February 27, 2019

Arts Alliance Mountain Empire’s Speaker Series continues at the Bristol Public Library, Bristol, Va.

Catherine Bush, playwright-in-residence at Barter Theatre presents “The Play’s the Thing” March 4 at 7 p.m. Her plays at the Barter include “The Other Side of the Mountain,” “The Quiltmaker,” “Comin’ Up A Storm,” “Wooden Snowflakes,” “Tradin’ Paint,” ”Where Trouble Sleeps,” “The Road to Appomattox,” “Walking Across Egypt,” “I’ll Never Be Hungry Again” (book & lyrics), “The Controversial Rescue of Fatty the Pig,” “The Three Musketeers,” “Winter Wheat,” “Ghost, Ghost, Come Out Tonight” and “Great Expectations.”

She has also written more than 25 plays for the Barter Players, whose work serves the younger members of Barter’s audience.

She talks about her journey to playwriting, the difference between adapting and creating, and what it means to serve an audience with her work. Questions are encouraged.

Will Griffith, executive creative director Creative Energy, discusses “Art in Advertising” at the Bristol Public Library, Bristol, Va., at 7 p.m., March 14.

A Rogersville, Tennessee, native, Griffith is the creative lead at the largest multimedia production and ad agency in the Tri-Cities, with clients including Texas Pete, Pal’s, Bank of Tennessee, Coca Cola, ETSU, General Shale and Siemens.

Event is part of the Arts Alliance Mountain Empire’s Speaker Series.

Topics: L, Literature