Westport Woman's Club to host League of Women Voters' 90th celebration
Published 4:22 pm, Thursday, November 11, 2010
The most trusted voters rights organization in America -- the League of Women Voters -- is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. In its honor, the Connecticut chapter is hosting a night of laughter on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Westport Woman's Club, featuring author, comedienne, and college professor Gina Barreca.
Men and women alike are captivated by Barreca's funny and insightful observations. She has appeared on 20/20, 48 Hours, NPR, the BBC, The Today Show, CNN, Joy Behar, and Oprah to discuss gender, power, politics, and humor. Her most recent book is It's Not That I'm Bitter: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Visible Panty Lines and Conquered the World (St. Martin's, 2009/ppb. 2010).
The Westport Woman's Club is located at 44 Imperial Ave., Westport. Tickets range from $30 to $90 (includes reception). Seating is limited so reservations are recommended. To do so, visit www.lwvct.org