Capacity crowd greets Diane Keaton in Dominican series

Academy Award-winner Diane Keaton spoke to a capacity crowd of more than 800 in Dominican's Angelico Hall on April 13 at the Institute for Leadership Studies’ Spring Author Series, presented in partnership with Book Passage.

Winner of the Oscar for Best Actress in 1977 for her role in Annie Hall, the actress, director, producer, and screenwriter read from her book, Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty. Following the reading, Keaton answered questions from the audience and then, for one hour and 15 minutes, autographed books and graciously posed for photographs on stage.

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Let’s Just Say It Wasn't Pretty is a smart narrative of the ups and downs of living in a world obsessed with beauty. In her one-of-a-kind voice, Keaton takes readers into her candid, funny, and deeply affected everyday life. Facing her “frenemy” in the mirror, she stays true to finding the way.

The series, a cooperative effort between Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies and Book Passage, features some of the country's leading figures from the worlds of business, politics, entertainment, academia, and literature. The program has entertained and educated thousands of Marin County and San Francisco Bay Area residents.

All events are open to the public. Free parking is available on campus in the nearby Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues.

The Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2015 Spring Author Series is sponsored by Private Ocean, the oldest and largest privately-held wealth management firm in Marin County. Private Ocean’s commitment to community service has been a driving force behind its support of the series, now in its 12th year.
April 14, 2015