The ACLU/ American Civil Liberties Union has organized an event to kick off Banned Books Week 2009 to be held at The Bridge Lounge this Sunday afternoon. Stop by to see a panel of local writers read from works that have been banned.
My husband, Billy Sothern, is scheduled to read at 1:40 pm from Charles Baudelaire’s previously banned works. Other writers scheduled to read include Lolis Eric Elie, Thomas Beller, Patty Friedmann, Gerod Stevens, Roberts Batson, Fred Kasten (WWNO announcer), James Gill, Louis Maistros, Tom Piazza, Poppy Z. Brite, Paula Morris, Ken Foster and Anne Gisleson
From the ACLU Louisiana website:
1201 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA
FREE and OPEN to the public :: Menu and Cash Bar will be available