Natural born storyteller

. September 28, 2012.
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While political controversy always seems to surround him, Oliver Stone — scheduled to speak at the Michigan Theater on October 25 — is defined by his ability to develop a character and tell a hard-hitting story. And, if anyone has some interesting life tales, it's Stone — including his combat experience in Vietnam, time working in the financial markets and his own personal struggles, he is every bit as interesting as the characters he writes about. From war to Wall Street, from Nixon to Bush, from Scarface to Natural Born Killers, Stone has perpetually proven to be a master of the defiant drama.

5:10pm. Free. Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. 734-668-8463. www.michtheater.org. —SR

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