This weekend is the Holy Theatre's Open to Persuasion mini conference, and I plan to attend every single session. The first one starts on Saturday, August 13th, 2022, at 4pm EDT. We welcome Bharat Tandon speaking from the UK and moderator Michele Kling, a fellow JASNA NY member. Bharat Tandon teaches English Literature at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. He is the author of Jane Austen and the Morality of Conversation (2003), the editor of Emma: an Annotated Edition for Harvard University Press, and has contributed to the Cambridge Companions to both Pride and Prejudice and Emma. He...
The last session of The Holy Theatre's mini conference Open to Persuasion is "Ask Me Anything (About Persuasion): In the Weeds with Resident Experts." From the title, it should be a lively talk for a Sunday morning and a great way to start the day. Get your questions ready and find out what experts David Shapard and Lena Ruth Yasutake have to say.
As one of the founding Board of Directors of The Holy Theatre, I will be doing a series of giveaways from my sample inventory. The first giveaway is for the Jane NYC Taxi Striped Handbag with Shoulder Strap valued at the pre-order price of $69.99. The price will go up after my fashion week show on September 10th, 2022 to $80.
In Persuasion, Jane Austen writes August 9th, 1787, is the birthday of our dear Anne Elliot and I decided to celebrate the occasion by making her a gown. I decided to use this gold sequined fabric because the meaning of it. The color gold symbolizes illumination, love, compassion, courage, passion, magic and wisdom. It's also associated with success and triumph. If anyone deserves a gold gown, it would be Anne, the most financially aware person in the Elliot family.