An Evening with Barry Lopez
Writer, Humanitarian, Philosopher
April 16th, 7:30pm
The Shedd Institute, Eugene
Tickets: $15 Adults / $10 Students
Tickets can be purchased by phone at 541-434-7000 or at the Shedd’s ticket office, M-F 9am-6pm
**Doors open at 6:30pm
Proceeds benefit the McKenzie River Trust
Join National Book Award-winning author Barry Lopez for an inspiring and thoughtful community conversation about the relationships between humanity, community and the physical landscape.
Lopez’s newest book, Horizon, explores the ways cultures across the world have triumphed amidst significant political, social, and environmental challenges. Horizon is his most far-ranging yet personal work to date, recollecting his travels around the world and the encounters–human, animal, and natural–that have shaped his extraordinary life.
About Barry Lopez
Lopez is the author of Arctic Dreams, Of Wolves and Men, and eight works of fiction. Lopez has been a resident of the McKenzie River valley since 1969, and a longtime member of McKenzie River Trust.
“No one else alive, to my knowledge, thinks so carefully about the moral dimensions of landscape.” – David Quammen
“Barry Lopez is a straight-up magnificent writer.” – Jon Krakauer
“I don’t know of any other writer who so mesmerizingly, so seemingly effortlessly, weaves together art, science and poetry.” – Andrea Wulf