Michael Foster and Barbara Foster are giving colorful, inspiring one-hour PowerPoint presentations on A Dangerous Woman: The Life, Loves and Scandals of Adah Isaacs Menken for information contact:

Santa Monica Public Library – March 14, 2012 at  7PM in the Auditorium

Praise for “A Dangerous Woman” 2011 Powerpoint presentations:


“Thank you very much for the presentation you and Michael made last evening on your latest book, A Dangerous Woman. You brought exotic Adah to life with your delightful comments and beautiful photographs.” –Patricia Neri, Executive Director, The Columbia University Club of New York

“Thanks so much for taking the time to come to the library and presenting a really terrific program. Adah Isaccs Menken in some ways is a model for any woman who dares to be different, dares to speak up. . . . Many, many thanks.” –Cynthia Chaldekas, Senior Librarian, Mid-Manhattan Branch, New York Public Library

A Dangerous Woman is truly an amazing story, told so beautifully in your remarkable biography. Besides diving into the book, another great pleasure was watching your presentation. On behalf of our entire audience and myself, I thank you so much for presenting such a wonderful program.” –Etta Gold, Library Director, The Richard and Janet Yulman Campus, Jewish Center Pinecrest, Florida

“Thank you so much for your presentation on A Dangerous Woman: The Life, Loves and Scandals of Adah Isaac Menken at the Jewish Community Center.  The audience was transfixed by the slide presentation and your artful, creative way of telling her story.  We will anxiously await your next wonderful idea.” –Cindy Katzeff, Senior Adult Program Coordinator Jewish Community Center, Newton, MA

“The topic of your lecture was fascinating and our constituents let us know that they found your presentation to be very engaging”. –Tanya Melendez, Curator of Education and Public Programs, The Museum at FIT The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York

“The presentation on A Dangerous Woman: The Life, Loves, and Scandals of Adah Isaacs Menken that you gave here at the club last evening was not only a crowd pleaser but also one of substance. Thank you for providing us with such a successful library program.” –Jane Reed Associate Library Director, the University Club, New York

“I can’t thank you enough for your lively and informative presentation on Adah Isaacs Mencken. What an extraordinary life she had! I appreciated the way you not only gave us her biographical information, but also related her life to the greater historical fabric of her era.” –Deborah A. Kinghorn, Associate Professor, Chair Department of Theatre and Dance, University of New Hampshire

On behalf of the LONG ISLAND WOMEN’S INSTITUTE (LIWI) COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES, thank you for your outstanding presentation on “Dangerous Woman,” Wednesday, March 21 2012 on campus. Your presentation was both refreshing, educational, and just great!