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“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 Curzon, and was...

“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 a special...

Game Night

LET’S PLAY! Game Night   On Sunday, March 30, 2019, four JASNA Greater Phoenix members gathered at the home of one of our members to play "Marrying Mr. Darcy," and to enjoy  delicious food and drink. There was some competition, much camaraderie, and lots of...

Movie Day

Movie Day: "Northanger Abbey" (2007) CELEBRATING 200 YEARS OF NORTHANGER ABBEY   On Sunday, February 24, 2019, 11 JASNA Greater Phoenix members and friends gathered at the home of one of our members to watch the 2007 adaptation of Northanger Abbey, starring...

2006 Annual General Meeting, Tucson

Fresh Perspectives on Mansfield Park October 27-29, 2006, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, Arizona  The Southern Arizona Region of JASNA was the host, in Tucson, for the 2006 Annual General Meeting, where the theme was “Fresh Perspectives on Mansfield Park”...

Jane Austen Festival 2018 Final Thoughts

by Emily Smith “The distance is nothing when one has a motive.” – Pride and Prejudice FINAL THOUGHTS A few weeks after the festival, I received a message from Jackie Herring, the festival director, asking my permission to use one of the photographs they took of me and...

Jane Austen Festival 2018 Day 11

by Emily Smith “I really believe I shall always be talking of Bath, when I am at home again – I do like it so very much… Oh! Who can ever be tired of Bath?” – Northanger Abbey DAY ELEVEN - Sunday, September 23, 2018 And it finally came, my last day in Bath and the...