Programs & Events

  1. History Happy Hour 2016:

    Friday, May 19: Esther Ludlow “Once Upon a Crime”
    Join like fellow True Crime enthusiasts for a discussion by true crime podcast, “Once Upon a Crime” creator, Esther Ludlow. Esther Ludlow has been interested in true crime since she was a teen and has been podcasting since 2012. She launched her true crime podcast, Once Upon a Crime in June of 2016. In only 8 months, the podcast had over 1 million listens and the audience continues to grow.
    Esther writes, produces and edits the podcast as a solo venture. Once Upon a Crime presents true crime stories chapter by chapter. Each episode stands alone and cases are grouped by topic. Esther has covered the kidnapping cases of Elizabeth Smart and Jaycee Dugard, celebrity stalkers Mark David Chapman and John Hinckley, and historical cases including Kitty Genovese, Mary Bell and Charles Starkweather.  
    You can find the show on iTunes, Stitcher or anywhere you listen to podcasts or on the website:

    Esther is currently researching her first true crime book about a case that took place in her hometown of Milpitas, California.
    Event timeline:
    •5:30-6pm: doors open, appetizer and beverages available, Ainsley House open for walk through
    •6-7pm: speaker presents with time for Q & A
    7-7:30pm: last call for beverages and Ainsley House walk through, clean up.

    Register here




Once Upon a Crime