National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Palo Alto Children's Theatre


Contact Info

1305 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94301-3349

Tel: 650/463-4930
Fax: 650/324-0291
http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/childrenstheatre

Old School by Tobias Wolff

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Old School
Tobias Wolff

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Events

Cmty Event #1: Kickoff Event - "Old School"

An evening with celebrated author and memoirist Tobias Wolff. We will discuss the Big Read, and have a Q&A session with the author.

Event Location: Palo Alto Children's Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Date: Wed, Mar 5, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Book: Old School

Cmty Event #4: George Washington H.S.

Students from the Media Class at George Washington High School in San Francisco share their creative responses to the novel "Old School".

Event Location: 3643 Balboa St,, San Francisco, CA 94121

Date: Wed, Mar 26, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Book: Old School

Cmty Event #2: This Boy's Life

A screening of the film "This Boy's Life" with a post-discussion with the audience. We will discuss the relationship between the themes/story of "This Boy's Life" and "Old School", informed by quotes from the author.

Event Location: Aquarius Theatre, 430 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Date: Wed, Apr 2, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Book: Old School

Cmty Event #3: George Washington High School

Students from the English class at George Washington High School in San Fransicso present their creative responses to the Tobias Wolff novel "Old School".

Event Location: 3643 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121

Date: Wed, Apr 9, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Book: Old School

Cmty Event #5: Gunn H.S.

Students from Gunn High School share their creative responses to the Tobias Wolff novel "Old School".

Event Location: Gunn High School, 780 Arastradero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306

Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Book: Old School

Cmty Event #6: Mitchell Park Library

The Palo Alto Children's Theatre presents a reader's theatre presentation drawn verbatim from the Tobias Wolff novel "Old School". Afterwards, Laurie Hastings of the Mitchell Park Library will conduct a civic conversation.

Event Location: 3000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Date: Wed, Apr 30, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Book: Old School

Cmty Event #7: Keynote Event - "Old School"

The Palo Alto Children's Theatre will premeire the short film "Old School Confessions: Then And Now", followed by a talk with the author of "Old School", Tobias Wolff.

Event Location: 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Date: Wed, May 7, 2014
Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Old School

Cmty Event #8: Lytton Gardens

A reader's theatre presentation drawn directly from the text of "Old School", followed by a discussion with members of the audience. This event will capitalize on our organization's potential to develop programming for an inter-generational audience.

Event Location: Lytton Gardens Assisted Living Home, 649 University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301-3349

Date: Wed, May 21, 2014
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Book: Old School

Cmty Event #9: Cubberley Community Center

A reader's theatre presentation drawn directly from the text of "Old School", followed by a book discussion with the audience.

Event Location: 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94301-3349

Date: Thu, Jun 26, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Old School

Cmty Event #10: Cubberley Community Center

A reader's theatre presentation drawn directly from the text of "Old School", followed by a book discussion with the audience.

Event Location: 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94301-3349

Date: Thu, Jun 26, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Old School

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