Tuesday
Jul222014

At-A-Site Theater presents a Summer Project Celebrating Birthdays of Dead Writers: Amy Vanderbilt, July 22

July 22, 2014 

Amy Vanderbilt (1908-1974)

 

Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: Downtown Asheville NC

Either near the "iron" sculpture at Wall Street & Battery Park Avenue    map link
or on Haywood Street near Malaprops 
map link 
or at the Southeast corner of North Lexington Avenue & Walnut Street  map link

 

 

Passersby are invited to chose from a variety of etiquette topics as covered by this Post-World War II manners expert in her 1952 eponymous book "Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Book of Etiquette". The selected topics will then be read to them.

(The Reader may occasionally need to move to an alternative site because of weather or other onsite circumstances)

 

 

 More information about Amy Vanderbilt can be found at  Wikipedia.

If you would like to test your manners against the "source", you can click here to find the complete text of her Complete Book of Etiquette (1957 edition).

Trivia fact: the original line illustrations for her book were done by "Andrew Warhol"... before his silk screens of celebs.

 

 

“Good manners have much to do with the emotions.

To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.”

 

 

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