Mark Arax - Echoes of Saroyan Saratoga Library, Saratoga
The exhibit opens on August 1st and runs through September 30th, 2022, in the main entry hall of the Saratoga library. Library hours are Mon-Tues – 10am to 9pm, Wed-Sun – 10am to 6pm. The exhibit was curated by Chris Garcia and Dori Myer. Materials about the exhibit will be available in print, and on-line on the Forever Saroyan website – http://foreversaroyan.com.
As a celebration of the exhibit William Saroyan – The Painted Word, on display from August 1 to September 30, 2022, Forever Saroyan will be hosting a special event on August 6th running from 1pm until 5pm. There will be a special exhibition of artifacts about Saroyan, as well as an audio-video presentation featuring the words, and music, of William Saroyan. At 2:30, author Mark Arax will deliver his talk Echoes of Saroyan, looking at Saroyan’s impact on him, how Saroyan viewed the world in his time, and how he’d see the world of today. Mr. Arax is an author and journalist whose writings on California and the West have received numerous awards for literary nonfiction. He is a former Los Angeles Times and The California Sunday Magazine staff writer and has authored four books, including the William Saroyan Prize winner The King of California.