Dick Cavett appearing in Toledo – 2011 Authors! Authors!

Posted Feb 16th, 2011 by Rhonda Sewell  Category: Community Interest


(Released February 16, 2011) – Emmy award-winning talk show host Dick Cavett is scheduled to appear in Toledo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 in the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., as The Blade and the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library kick off the 2011 Spring Authors! Authors! Series.

In 1968 ABC signed Cavett as the host of a morning talk show, which eventually lead ABC to give Cavett his own late night program opposite The Tonight Show. The Dick Cavett Show ran on ABC until 1975. He has made guest appearances on such television programs as Cheers, The Edge of Night, and The Simpsons, as well as in the films Beetlejuice and Forrest Gump.

His latest book, published November 2010, is titled Talk Show: Confrontations, Pointed Commentary, and Off-Screen Secrets.

All Authors! Authors! events begin at 7 p.m. and are either held at the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., or in the McMaster Center, Main Library, 325 Michigan St. Tickets are $10 per person, $8 for students. Tickets are available for purchase now at all Toledo-Lucas County Public Library locations and are limited in quantity.

More Authors! Authors!:

• Tuesday, April 5 (McMaster Center, Main Library) – Byron Pitts (Chief National Correspondent; Contributing Correspondent to “60 Minutes”)

Bio: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2002/10/09/broadcasts/main524933.shtml

• Wednesday, May 4 (Stranahan Theater auditorium) – Sebastian Junger (best-selling author of The Perfect Storm, A Death in Belmont, and Fire)

Bio: www.sebastianjunger.com

The Authors! Authors! series is now in its 17th year. Each program features an hour-long speech and a question-and-answer session presented by the featured author. Authors! Authors! welcomes bestselling authors to Toledo as they discuss their books and careers, answer questions, and sign books. Books provided by Barnes & Noble will be available for purchase at each program. Past Authors! Authors! presenters have included Mary Higgins Clark, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Terry McMillan, David Gergen, Isabelle Allende and John Updike.

NOTE: For additional information visit toledolibrary.org, or call 419.259.5207.

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