And a delight, it was! Board member Brooke Aiello spearheaded a lovely program of music from the Regency era and music inspired by Austen’s work, performed beautifully by herself, music master Terry Lewis, and accompanist Tim Fletcher. 35 Janeites from Fresno, Sacramento, and the Bay Area attended, greeted by the JASNA Central California board at… Continue reading “Of All Subjects My Delight”: Music and Jane Austen – Event report!
“Of All Subjects My Delight”: Music and Jane Austen Hosted by Jane Austen Society of North America, Central California Region Saturday, April 8 from 2-4 p.m. Vista Theater, 1296 N. Wishon Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728 Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Seating is limited; advanced purchase recommended. Online Tickets available HERE. Mail-In Tickets: Download,… Continue reading Spring JASNA Cen Cal Presentation on Music and Jane Austen planned for April.
OCTOBER 15TH, 2016 – Woodward Park, Fresno. Box Hill Boxed Lunch and Walking Party! The event is a way for history and literature fans to make it come alive in Woodward Park. In honor of the 200th year of Jane Austen’s novel “Emma”, the Central California region of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA)… Continue reading JASNA Central California celebrates “Emma” with a picnic and walking party in Fresno.
On June 18, 2016 our Region gathered to discuss a piece of Austen’s juvenalia: “Lady Susan”, upon which the recent film “Love & Friendship” is based. We had a lively group of Austen-lovers on hand for tea, sweets, and sandwiches and a rigorous discussion of the epistolary novel (and a good bit about the film,… Continue reading Meeting Missive: “Lady Susan” June 2016
Our JASNA Region re-convened in February with a tea and a discussion on “Pride and Prejudice” at the Woodward Park Library in Fresno. Book discussion coordinator Brooke Aiello presented a short outline on the differences between Private and Public Balls during the Regency era and a lively discussion ensued on the functions of the Meryton… Continue reading Meeting Missive: Pride & Prejudice February 2016