Michael Lewis Goes Unscripted at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on October 10

Michael Lewis Goes Unscripted at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on October 10

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Art historian turned bond salesman turned best-selling author, Michael Lewis will engage in a candid cross-generational conversation as part of the Open VISIONS Forum lecture series.

The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University will present “An Unscripted Evening with Michael Lewis: Trends Impacting America’s Future Direction” on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. as part of the distinguished Open VISIONS Forum lecture series and the Annual Student Forum – featuring Fairfield students on stage with leading authorities in a candid and animated cross-generational conversation.

Prior to his most recent book, The Fifth Risk, Michael Lewis has played many different roles. From art historian, to bond salesman, to best-selling author, Lewis’s bibliography of 16 titles includes three books that were later made into Oscar-nominated films: Moneyball, The Big Short, and The Blind Side.

According to advance press for the book, “What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works?” is the central question addressed by Lewis in The Fifth Risk, which was just published this week.  Chronicling both the willful ignorance of ‘dangerous fools’ and the proactive wisdom of unsung heroes among the current administration’s public servants, “Michael Lewis Makes a Story About Government Infrastructure Exciting" headlined The New York Times review of The Fifth Risk.

Born in New Orleans and educated at Princeton University and the London School of Economics, Lewis is not one to shy away from blunt and occasionally controversial opinions on the economic, ethical, and social trends shaping American life today. This makes him a popular regular columnist for Bloomberg View and Vanity Fair, an eagerly read contributor to The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and Sports Illustrated, and a timely, much-anticipated Open VISIONS Forum guest speaker at the Quick on October 10.

“An Unscripted Evening with Michael Lewis: Trends Impacting America’s Future Direction” is sponsored by TV Eyes, Delamar Southport, Delamar Spa, and Moffly Media. Tickets are $35 | Quick Members: $27. A limited number of free tickets are available to students on a first-come, first-served basis at the New Student Program Office in the Barone Campus Center. For more information or to reserve your seat, visit www.quickcenter.com or call the box office at 203-254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396.

Open VISIONS Forum Presents Michael Lewis at the Quick Center

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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Sponsored by TV Eyes, Delamar Southport, Delamar Spa, and Moffly Media.

Tickets are $35 | Quick Members: $27. A limited number of free tickets are available to students on a first-come, first-served basis at the New Student Program Office in the Barone Campus Center. For more information or to reserve your seat, visit www.quickcenter.com or call the box office at 203-254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396.

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