From Promenade to Pandemic 

From Promenade to Pandemic  20 Years of the Jane Austen Festival in Bath  Presented by Jackie Herring, Festival Director  2020 was to have been the Jane Austen Festival’s 20th anniversary, but we all know what happened!  A one-off illustrated presentation by Jackie...

“The Castle of Otranto” Discussion

Facilitated by Dr. Holly Welker    On Sunday, October 3, 2021, 10 JASNA Greater Phoenix members and friends gathered virtually, via Zoom, to discuss The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole (1764). Tragic tales of doomed romance and supernatural horror, often set...

“Being Mr. Wickham”

Starring Adrian Lukis as George Wickham   On Sunday, August 29, 2021, 22 JASNA Greater Phoenix members and friends gathered virtually, via Zoom, to view “Being Mr. Wickham,” performed by Adrian Lukis. The play was written by Lukis and Catherine...

“Emma” Screening

On Saturday, February 29, 2020, JASA-Greater Phoenix members and friends attended a showing of the new Focus Features “Emma” at the Harkins Camelview Theatre in Scottsdale.   On Tuesday evening, February 25, four lucky JASNA-PHX board members attended...

An Afternoon of English Country Dancing

JASNA Greater Phoenix and many friends gathered at the Irish Cultural Center for a delightful afternoon of dancing to the music of The Parson Sisters. Our own Peg Hesley called, keeping us moving beautifully. Following are some images from the day, followed by some...