CA Lectures, Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Crest Theatre | 7:30 p.m
American filmmaker and writer John Waters is the successful creator of several cult-classic films, including Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, and Cecil B. DeMented. He has been awarded the Jack Smith Lifetime Achievement Award by the Chicago Underground Film Festival, and his film Hairspray has been adapted into an award-winning Broadway musical and 2007 film. Waters has published several collections of photographs and writings, including Role Models (2010), Unwatchable and Shock Value.
Edward Ortiz is arts writer and classical music critic for the Sacramento Bee. He has worked as an environment reporter for the Providence Journal and as general assignment reporter for the Boston Globe. A MFA graduate from New York University’s Dramatic Writing Program, Edward is also a produced playwright and lecturer of screenwriting and documentary film writing at Sacramento State University.
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