Live in Montecito and learn about the Wright brothers.Those who live in Montecito are invited to attend a lecture by Pulitzer Prize winning author, David McCullough. His talk entitled Lessons in Leadership from the Pioneers of Flight, will take place on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 at the Granada Theatre. This is an event put on by the UCSB Arts and Lectures Series. Tickets range in price from $28.00 to $43.00 for Montecito property owners and the general public, and are only $16.00 for UCSB students.

This riveting author has been proclaimed a “master of the art of narrative history.” He is one of the best living authors and has been on the New York Times best seller list many times with 1776, John Adams, and The Path Between the Seas. Come out to enjoy hearing him discuss the characteristics of visionary leadership with inspiration from his latest book, The Wright Brothers. Wilbur and Orville have captured the interest of many Americans and McCullough delves into their personal story by using diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and letters. He also discusses the contributions of their sister Katherine. Attend the talk to get a more in depth look at these men of indomitable spirit. All who live in Montecito and surrounding areas who attend will be able to purchase books and have them signed at the event. Find more information and purchase tickets at the Arts and Lectures website.