Fri, Nov 9 at 6pm
John Avlon, author and Senior Political Analyst at CNN, Elliot Ackerman, novelist and former Marine who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, and Lynsey Addario, photojournalist who has documented every major conflict of her generation, discuss the desire to communicate and analyze the experience of war in prose and photos.
This event will be followed by an optional ticketed recetpion. At 7:30 p.m., be our guest at our Opening Night Candlelight Gala at the Charleston Library Society, sponsored by VIE Magazine. Join us in our elegant atmosphere and enjoy signature VIE Magazine cocktails. Stay for the decadent fare, featuring a Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits station, and the stimulating conversations with Festival speakers, staff, and friends. Music will be provided by John-Anthony Thevos, and sparkling candlelight will create a beautiful, sumptuous atmosphere to enhance and enlighten your Festival experience.