A Live Event Featuring Writers and Contributors to NextTribe.com
Sunday April 29th, noon to 5 p.m.
(Program 1:30-4 p.m.)
Come celebrate the power and creativity of NextTribe women while enjoying brunch and drinks in a gorgeous Hill Country setting, 20 minutes from downtown Austin.
Female writers, photographers, artists and musicians will take the stage to tell their stories through spoken word, slides, multimedia and music. It is the voice of a generation–women age 45 plus providing thought-provoking entertainment for an audience of both sexes and all ages.
Early-bird ticket price: $30, before April 1st
$35, after April 1st
Ticket price includes 2 drinks (screwdrivers, Bloody Marys, Mimosas) and brunch of breakfast tacos and pastries. Oh and endless coffee. Duh!
Women, men, kids 15 and over welcome! No Dogs (sorry)!
Marion returns “home” to Austin and will be reading selections from her new book, The Baltimore Book of the Dead, which will be published this fall. Best-selling memoirist and NextTribe writer Marion Winik is the author of First Comes Love, The Glen Rock Book of the Dead and other books. She hosts The Weekly Reader podcast on WYPR. To sign up for her monthly email, go to marionwinik.com.
Sarah will talk about what it took to get her new book, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen, published (coming in the fall). Sarah is the author of nine novels. She has been voted Best Austin Author four times by the readers of the Austin Chronicle and was inducted into the Texas Literary Hall of Fame.
Carol will be reading her story about horseback riding through Mongolia. After a stint in academia, where she taught courses in creative writing and women in literature, Carol Flake Chapman turned to journalism. Her book, Written in Water: A Memoir of Love, Death and Mystery, tells of her pilgrimage from grief to consolation after the sudden death of her husband.
Helen will be reading and singing about her absolute favorite word. As a song writer Helen is best known as the writer for the crossover #1 hit song “Bring On The Rain” recorded by Jo Dee Messina and Tim McGraw, which was subsequently nominated for a Grammy. She has recently turned to writing essays, and publishes frequently in NextTribe.
Annette will talk about her life after prison and how Austin nonprofit Truth Be Told is reimagining justice for women. Annette is an advocate for criminal justice and has created her own transitional living foundation called Annette’s Behind Me to help women gain their footing after leaving prison. She’s on the board of Truth Be Told.
Nine will be showing her stunning up-close photos of animals. Nine holds a Masters of Fine Art degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Her photographs have been internationally exhibited and are included in numerous public and private collections. She is well-known for her series of close-up photos of animals against a white background.
Denise will be presenting her gorgeous, evocative portraits of people and places. Denise is an artist and filmmaker based in Austin, Texas with both commercial and fine art practices. Prince was educated in fine arts, feminism and critical theory at the Booker T Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and at CalArts. Her work is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, is permanently installed in Austin’s W Hotel and has been shown at museums and galleries nationally and internationally.
Schedule for Event:
Noon – 1:30: Meet the Artists, eat brunch and drink under the live oaks, visit sponsor corral
1:30-4:00 NextTribe Out Loud Performance: Readings, visuals, music.
4:00-5 p.m. After Party
High Decibel Sponsors:
Studio KR, Exterior
Studio KR, Interior