Webster Hosts Events April 4-5 for 2013 St. Louis Humanities Festival

| March 29, 2013
Humanities Festival

The film “Double Indemnity” screens April 4, with a talk before the Rep performance on April 5.

In conjunction with the 2013 Greater St. Louis Humanities Festival, Webster University’s College of Arts & Sciences will sponsor the film Double Indemnity at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 4, in the Winifred Moore Auditorium at 470 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, Mo. 63119.

Scott Phillips, celebrated crime novelist, will introduce the film and answer questions following the screening. His first novel, The Ice Harvest, won the California Book Award and was shortlisted for the Crime Writer’s Association’s Dagger Award.

Admission to the film is $6 for the general public; $5 for seniors, Webster alumni and students from other schools; $4 for Webster University staff and faculty; and free for Webster students with proper I.D.

Rep Performance and Pre-show Talk

On Friday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m., Webster University will host a pre-show talk before The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ 8 p.m. performance of Double Indemnity on the Main Stage in the Loretto-Hilton Center, 130 Edgar Rd, Webster Groves, MO 63119. Steven Woolf, artistic director of The Rep, and Meg Sempreora, English professor at Webster University, will speak about the show.

Tickets to the performance may be purchased online, by calling 314-968-4925, or by visiting the Box Office in the Loretto-Hilton Center.

The Greater St. Louis Humanities Festival, founded by former Director of the Washington University Center for the Humanities, Gerald Early, is now in its third year. This year the Festival has a dozen participating local institutions, each of which contributes one event that relates to the theme “Money, Need, Greed, and Generosity.”

For more information, see the Festival website at www.mohumanities.org/the-greater-st-louis-humanities-festival.

Category: St. Louis Campus News, The Arts, Webster Events

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