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Variety TV Critic to Give Reading Dec. 10

Journalist Daniel D’Addario ’06 will give a reading at Westminster Dec. 10 as part of the school’s Friday Nights at Westminster series of readings and concerts held during the academic year. The student reader will be Tia MacDonald ‘23.
D’Addario is the chief television critic for Variety, the magazine covering the entertainment industry. He produces reviews, features, interviews and segments of the “TV Take” podcast for the magazine. Previously, he was the television critic for Time and has written extensively about the arts for both publications. He is the recipient of awards from the Los Angeles Press Club for political commentary in 2019 and for profile writing in 2020. A Westminster School alumnus and a graduate of Columbia University, he has also written for Salon, Slate and The New Republic.
D’Addario’s reading will take place from 7-8 p.m. in Werner Centennial Center. It is free and open to vaccinated members of the public with advance registration by emailing with the number of people attending. Reservations may be made until the day before the event, and space may be limited.
The Michael Cervas Visiting Writers Program, which includes the Friday Nights at Westminster series, is supported by generous gifts from the Ford-Goldfarb English Department Enrichment Fund, the McKinley Fund, the Connell Fund and the Friday Nights at Westminster Fund.

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