• Tavis Smiley’s “Death of a King” presents a revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination.

    September 9 — An Evening with Tavis Smiley September 9 — An Evening with Tavis Smiley
     

    An Evening with Tavis Smiley

     

    Death of a King:
    The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year 

     

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 8pm
    Beverly Hills, CA



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  • From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

    September 14 — Randall Munroe, creator of the webcomic xkcd September 14 — Randall Munroe, creator of the webcomic xkcd
     

    An Afternoon with Randall Munroe
    creator of the webcomic xkcd, former NASA roboticist

     

    What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

     

    Sunday, September 14, 2014, 4:30pm
    Santa Monica, CA



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  • As co-founder and leader of PayPal, Thiel made e-commerce easier, faster, and more secure. Currently, he works to accelerate innovation by funding promising technologies and by guiding successful companies to scale and dominate their industries. Some of his investments include: Facebook, SpaceX, LinkedIn, Yelp, RoboteX, and Spotify.

    October 2 — Peter Thiel, Co-founder, Paypal October 2 — Peter Thiel, Co-founder, Paypal
     

    An Evening with Peter Thiel
    Tech Entrepreneur and Investor; Co-founder PayPal


    Zero to One:
    Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

     

    Thursday, October 2, 2014
    Santa Monica, CA



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  • Kristof, a columnist for The New York Times, is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose columns appear twice a week. Equal in urgency and compassion to “Half the Sky,” the new book from Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn is even more ambitious in scale: a deep examination of people who are making the world a better place, and the myriad ways we can support them.

    October 8 — Nicholas Kristof, New York Times Columnist October 8 — Nicholas Kristof, New York Times Columnist
     

    An Evening with Nicholas Kristof
    Pulitzer Prize winning columnist, New York Times


    A Path Appears: 

    Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

     

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014
    Beverly Hills, CA



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