What do a confidant of Shakespeare, a trio of financially savvy sisters, and a traitor to the court of Charles II have in common? They were all instrumental in the development of the real estate industry. Please join us for a fascinating evening lecture with Patrice Derrington, Holliday Associate Professor of Real Estate, Director of the M.Sc. in Real Estate Development (MSRED) Program, in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation (GSAPP) at Columbia University. Derrington will be in conversation with Will Matheson, co-founder of private equity firm Matheson Capital.
Join us for a chat with author Bea Wray on her book, "What an MBA Taught Me...But My Kids Made Me Learn", presented by Wings for Kids. The book is a sometimes hilarious, other times harrowing journey through Harvard Business School, twenty years of business experience, and the most important academy of all: parenting.
Luncheons at the Library return! CLS welcomes Ibu founder Susan Walker and Creative Director of F. Schumacher & Co. Dara Caponigro in conversation with founder of Torrance Mitchell Designs Olivia Brock for a lunch-time discussion on personal style, color, and developing a successful brand. The program includes a boxed lunch, a copy of Caponigro's "S Is For Style" book, and a book signing afterwards.
Join us for an evening of live music with duo and couple Coty Hoover & Becca Smith, who make up incredible folk/americana duo Admiral Radio. They pride themselves on creating music that people can “gather ‘round to”. Along with Admiral Radio, enjoy a performance by singer/songwriter duo Finnegan Bell, which includes Shane Williams and Warren Bazemore, whose music is deeply rooted in Lowcountry of South Carolina.
CLS welcomes Kreis Beall, co-founder of the wildly successful Blackberry Farms, for a discussion of her journey in owning and operating this beautiful farm. Beall will also discuss her beloved book, "The Great Blue Hills of God".
Please join the Library Society in welcoming New York Times bestselling authors Denise Kiernan and Karen Abbott for an evening of discussion on Kiernan's book, "We Gather Together: A Nation Divided, a President in Turmoil, and a Historic Campaign to Embrace Gratitude and Grace".
CLS welcomes Dr. Earle Havens of Johns Hopkins University to share a personal bibliophile’s perspective on the Charleston Library Society’s recently donated and fully catalogued H.E. Igoe Shakespeare Collection of rare books and stunning art.