, the revered creator of The Sandman
and Black Orchid
comics, and novelist behind Coraline
, The Ocean at the End of the Lane
and the recently adapted for TV pop phenomenon American Gods
, will be expounding his imaginative wisdom and inspiring would-be authors to get home and write, courtesy of presenter Society for the Performing Arts. Who knows? Maybe he’ll even address that recent challenge to do a live reading of the Cheesecake Factory menu.
8 p.m. Saturday. Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas. For information, call 713-227-4772 or visit spahouston.org
. $35 to $75.
A wise man once said, “Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, forgot.” Fortunately for the lovers of the creative spirit, that wise man is making a stop in the Bayou City.