David Sedaris, master of dark humor, to perform at ArtPower
by DAVE SCHWAB
Published - 11/04/17 - 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
David Sedaris will perform on Nov. 16 at Balboa Theatre. / PHOTO BY INGRID CHRISTIE
David Sedaris will perform on Nov. 16 at Balboa Theatre. / PHOTO BY INGRID CHRISTIE
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Thanks to ArtPower at UC San Diego, David Sedaris, one of the nation's preeminent humor writers, is returning to perform Thursday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. at Balboa Theatre at 868 Fourth Ave.

An ArtPower fan favorite for many years, best-selling author Sedaris returns with fresh writing and biting social critiques that make him a master of satire. At the performance, he will read from new and unpublished material and take audience questions.

“We are excited to have David Sedaris return to ArtPower,” said the group's executive director, Jordan Peimer. “This is a historic moment for David, with the release of both ‘Theft by Finding’ and ‘David Sedaris Diaries’.”

Peimer said attendees at the Sedaris event won't be disappointed.

“David, who is always so insightful, will have much to say about the writing process, life on the road and life in general,” said Peimer. “It’s a great chance to get a peek into the life of the man behind the humor.”

ArtPower at UC San Diego builds creative experiences in music, dance, film, exhibition and food engaging diverse audiences through vibrant, challenging, multi-disciplinary performances by emerging and renowned international artists. Through extensive partnerships, ArtPower provides exciting opportunities for research, participation, and creation of new work, igniting powerful dialogue between artists, students, scholars and the community.

Sedaris is the author of “Barrel Fever” and “Holidays on Ice,” as well as collections of personal essays “Naked,” “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim,” “When You Are Engulfed in Flames,” and “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls,” each of which became an immediate best seller. He has recently released two new books: a collection of his diaries titled “Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977–2002)” (May 2017) and “David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium “(October 2017).

Tickets for the Nov. 16 Sedaris performance are $40–55.

Order tickets at www;sandiegotheatres.org/david-sedaris/ or by calling (858/760/619 area codes).570-1100. Also, visit www.artpower.ucsd.edu/event.
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