Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Interested in hearing Los Angeles Times correspondent Jeffrey Fleishman speak today?

Join us for an OFS Luncheon will be at noon on Wednesday, May 21st, at Burger Continental Restaurant in Pasadena.
Please use Eventebrite to register. (The Eventbrite service is free; lunch is $20, collected when you arrive. If you have already registered, there is no need to respond to this message.)

Our speaker will be Jeffrey Fleishman, a foreign correspondent for the LA Times for 11 years, including six in Cairo. Late last year he joined the Calendar Arts & Entertainment team in Los Angeles to cover a different locale of intrigue:  Hollywood.
He covered the wars in Kosovo and Iraq, the rise of Al Qaeda and the Arab Spring.Before joining The Times, Jeff was Rome bureau chief for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer for feature writing, and has written three novels.
We will meet for lunch in the enclosed, air-conditioned back patio of the restaurant.  (Burger Continental was a favorite of Dick Turpin, Tom Johnson and Lou Fleming.)

When you arrive, please have $20 in cash to cover the cost of lunch and a glass of beer or wine.

Again, please register using the Eventbrite link above so we will know how many people will be on hand.


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