Lisa Niemi Swayze

New York Times Best-Selling Author

Lisa Niemi has spent decades in the film industry. She wrote, directed and produced the film One Last Dance in 2004. In addition to other projects, she directed her husband, Patrick, in My Brother's Keeper, one of the episodes from the acclaimed television series The Beast in 2008.Most recently, she has released a book titled Worth Fighting For, which chronicles her last months with her husband of thirty-four years, Patrick Swayze, as he battled pancreatic cancer. An emotionally honest and unflinching depiction of battling illness and loss, it is also an incredible, life-affirming exploration of the power of the human spirit.

Past Events

Thursday, Oct 11 2012

7 PM

Nietzsche wrote, "He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." But what is that "why"? Together, world-renowned spiritual leaders,... read more
2 hours | Talk | Oriental Theatre

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