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Portrait of a Bank Robber with Danny Killion & Matthew Klane

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Killion will share his story and read from his book, Portrait of a Bank Robber. The event will conclude with an open mic where anyone can share up to five minutes of their own writing.

Meet artist, small-business owner, and formerly incarcerated bank robber, Daniel Killion. In the mid-’90s, pre-consciously aware of “wage slavery” and “systemic racism,” and after seeing the iconic film Point Break, he is inspired to rob banks. It’s a romantic life-defining spree that ends in Danny (alias: Paul Blackman) inevitably getting “busted.” We follow him into the correctional system where he serves 12 years in four distinct state and federal institutions. At age 50, he’s free, but embroiled in a dispute with local police, a few months into the pandemic, while BLM protests surge. Sans regret, himself as ever, Danny’s here to tell you his wild story and what he’s learned about creativity, society, and the prison system.

Details

Date:
July 31
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://adirondackcenterforwriting.org/event/portrait-of-a-bank-robber/

Organizer

Adirondack Center for Writing
Phone
518-354-1261
Email
adirondackcenterforwriting@gmail.com
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Venue

Adirondack Center for Writing
15 Broadway
Saranac Lake, 12983
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Phone
518-354-1261
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