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The 1920s will spring to wild and colorful life at Joslyn Castle July 27 to August 10, 2013! Travel back in time to celebrate all that made the 20s roar and to meet and get to know the man whose brilliant writing chronicled this startling decade of history! Following the great success of the last two Joslyn Castle Literary Festivals, 2012’s “A Wilde Time at the Castle: The Witty World of Oscar Wilde” and 2011's “Romance at the Castle: The Brontes,” Jill Anderson, Festival Artistic Director and Joslyn Castle partner again to present “Jazz Age at the Castle: F. Scott Fitzgerald,” the 2013 Joslyn Castle Literary Festival. On the heels of Baz Lurhrman's brilliant new film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby”, the Festival will offer six exciting and innovative events examining the life and times of Fitzgerald, an iconic 1920s writer said by the New York Times to have “invented a generation.” Literary Festival Events include: Durham at the Castle - Festival-long exhibits at the Castle curated and installed by amazing staff of The Durham Museum, 11 am to 3 pm, July 27 through August 10, $8 Jazz Age Cinema - Enjoy engrossing and exhilarating period video and music on the north lawn of the Castle, July 27th, 8:30 pm introduction by Associate Professor David Peterson of the UNO English Department, free Joslyn Castle Classic Car Show - Enjoy classic cars, kids corner and games, tours, concessions, and many other activities on lawn of the Joslyn Castle, July 28th, 10 am - 4 pm, $12.50 at the gate, $10 in advance Wasn't Everyone a Flapper? - A 1920s fashion exploration with Professor Barbara Trout of Textiles, Merchandizing and Fashion Design at UNL, July 29th , 7 pm at Joslyn Castle, $25 Scott and Zelda: Drama Duet - a dynamic dual theatrical evening - half with Zelda and half with F. Scott - get both sides of the story, August 1,2,3,4,6,7 – 7 pm at Joslyn Castle, $30 The Speakeasy - a night not to miss!!! Dance, dress, and drink in the Jazz Age! August 9th and 10th, 7 pm at Joslyn Castle, $75 - These tickets will sell out fast!! Don’t Wait! The Great Gatsby: From Novel to Opera - selections from the modern opera “The Great Gatsby,” August 10th at 2 pm and 5 pm at Opera Omaha, 1850 Farnam Street, prices, Last year’s program sold out fast!! Tickets to all events can be purchased online at or call 402-595-2199 For more information about the 2013 Joslyn Castle Literary Festival, please contact Jill Anderson at 917-363-7397 or or Julie A. Reilly at 402-595-2199 or or Kristine Gerber at 402-679-5854 or

Occurs daily: (11:00 AM to 3:00 PM) [starting Jul 27, 2013 ending Aug 10, 2013]
Contact Name: Jlll Anderson
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Contact Phone: 917-363-7397

Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport St. – One block north of Dodge on 39th St. , Omaha, NE 68164

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