Joe Meyers, an entertainment writer for Hearst Connecticut Media Group, will discuss this year's Academy Awards at Monday's meeting of the Westport Y's Women, the day following the annual Hollywood extravaganza.

The meeting begins with coffee at 10:45 a.m. in Temple Israel, 10 Coleytown Road. The speaker's presentation on the movie awards program is set for 11:30 a.m.

Meyers writes about books, theater and movies for the Hearst daily newspapers in southwestern Connecticut, as well as the group's online blogs. He also recently launched a new podcast, "Off Book," exploring the lives of New York theater artists. It can be found at

To learn more about the Y's Women, visit the website For information about membership, contact the group's co-chairwomen, Caroline Meyer at or Doris Levinson at