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After a couple postponements, the long-awaited Amy Tan author event is set to take place 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theater. Originally scheduled for March 2020, the event was postponed due to the uncertain nature of whether social gatherings would be permitted or advisable.
A 2022 ticket is required for admittance to this event. All tickets have been claimed from Solano County Library branches.
The special event celebrates Women’s History Month. Amy Tan, the New York Times-bestselling author of “The Joy Luck Club” will share her memoir about life as a writer in “Where the Past Begins”. Tan will appear in conversation with local Solano writer, Suzanne Bruce.
Amy Tan is the author of “The Kitchen God’s Wife,” “The Bonesetter’s Daughter,” “The Valley of Amazement” and two children’s books. She was also the co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film “The Joy Luck Club.” Her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, and her work has been translated into 35 languages. Tan is the subject of the PBS produced documentary “Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir” which premiered at Sundance in 2021 and can be streamed on Netflix.
Admission Requirements for Amy Tan Event, March 20, 2022
In accordance with the California Department of Public Health mandate for indoor mega events, all guests (ages 2 and up) attending events at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theater are required to show proof that they EITHER are fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after the last dose) or received a negative COVID-19 test. PCR tests must be taken within two days prior to entry for the event. Antigen tests must be taken within one day prior to entry for the event. At home tests are not an option for proof of negative tests.
*Please note the California Department of Public Health mandate may be amended or extended at any time. We will continue to monitor and follow all state and local guidelines.
This Women’s History Month event is supported by a generous donation from the committee for the Women’s History Luncheon under the auspices of the Solano County Library Foundation.