Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Press Release

The Pfister Hotel Bids Farewell to Resident Narrator Jonathan West With Public Reception

The reception will also include a “passing of the pen” to the next Pfister Narrator who will be announced prior to the event.

By - Mar 31st, 2016 11:29 am

The Pfister Hotel, owned and managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, will bid farewell to Resident Narrator Jonathan West with The Final Bow, a public reception that will take place on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. in the Pfister’s glittering Café Rouge.

The Final Bow will consist of a live radio show full of stories, comedy, song, and screenings of the short films West wrote and produced during his yearlong residency. Musical companion James Kaplan and a cast of some of Milwaukee’s favorite actors and singers will also be in attendance.

As the Pfister Narrator, West spent 10 hours each week for a year in the hotel’s lobby and public spaces interacting with visitors and guests, and sharing their stories on The Pfister’s award-winning blog (blog.thepfisterhotel.com). He posted blog entries at least twice a week throughout the year, and turned several of his posts into short films. West was chosen as the hotel’s eighth Pfister Narrator based on his writing style, professional experience and personality. In addition to his written work, West brought the true definition to “narrator” by recording a narration of all of his posts during his term on The Pfister Narrator podcast.

“Reflecting upon a year as the in-house writer at the Pfister is like looking back on the best moments of my life.  It’s with that joy that I hope to spend some time celebrating the stories that I’ve encountered and the people that I’ve met during my yearlong residency,” said West. “It’s an experience that I’ll never forget, and I’ll bring all that excitement into my Final Bow for a night that I hope will also be unforgettable. It’s time to laugh and have a great party as I say “thank you” for a great year.”

The reception will also include a “passing of the pen” to the next Pfister Narrator who will be announced prior to the event.

 

Press Releases by Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Marcus Hotels & Resorts

The Pfister Hotel Seeks Highly Sought-After Narrator in Residence

The “Pfister Narrator” will share guest’s stories on hotel’s award-winning blog

Marcus Hotels & Resorts

The Pfister® Hotel Names Margaret Muza Next Aritst-In-Residence

Ninth Artist-in-Residence Succeeds Pamela Anderson

Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts’ Premier Properties Offer One-Of-A-Kind Valentine’s Day Experiences for Couples Nationwide

Adventure, Romance, Bohemian, Luxury Packages and More Available for Every Kind of Couple

Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Public Voting for the Next Artist-In-Residence Begins January 20; Works Displayed During Gallery Night

Artist-in-Residence finalists’ work to be displayed at InterContinental Milwaukee; The Pfister Hotel will feature all former Artists-in-Residence during Gallery Night

Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Pfister Hotel Hosts First-Ever Stomach Cancer Awareness Month Art Exhibit & Silent Auction

Pop-up Art Gallery begins November 1, 2016 – November 29, 2016 with a Silent Auction and Reception on November 12, 2016

Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Celebrate Holiday Traditions in Milwaukee at The Pfister Hotel, Hilton Milwaukee and Intercontinental Milwaukee

Thanksgiving buffets, tree lighting ceremonies, breakfast with Santa, Pfister marketplace and more kick of the holiday season!

See More Releases

One thought on “The Pfister Hotel Bids Farewell to Resident Narrator Jonathan West With Public Reception”

  1. Christina Zawadiwsky says:

    I didn’t even know that the Pfister had a writer-in-residence (although I was aware of the last artist-in-residence, Todd Mrozinski, and attended his pop-up last art show there). Sounds like a very interesting, fun event, and I plan to attend!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *