• Saget played the sweetly neurotic father on “Full House,” and as the charming wisecracking host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” And then there are the legions of fans who can’t get enough of his scatological, out-of-his-mind stand-up routines, comedy specials, and outrageously profane performances in such shows as HBO’s Entourage and the hit documentary The Aristocrats.

    April 17 — An Evening with Bob Saget April 17 — An Evening with Bob Saget
     

    An Evening with Bob Saget
    in conversation with Kelly Oxford

     

    Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian

     

    Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8pm
    The Aero Theatre, Santa Monica, CA



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  • Dave Barry is the author of more than 30 books, including: I’ll Mature When I’m Dead, Dave Barry’s Money Secrets, Dave Barry Turns 50, and Dave Barry’s Guide to Guys, as well as the novels Insane City, Tricky Business, Big Trouble, Lunatics (with Alan Zweibel), and his Peter Pan prequels (with Ridley Pearson).

    May 1 — An Evening with Dave Barry May 1 — An Evening with Dave Barry
     

    An Evening with Dave Barry

     

    YOU CAN DATE BOYS WHEN YOU’RE FORTY:
    Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About

     

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

     

    William Turner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica



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  • In her first novel since 2009′s “Saving Fish from Drowning,” Tan again explores the complex relationships between mothers and daughters, control and submission, tradition and new beginnings. Jumping from bustling Shanghai to an isolated village in rural China to San Francisco at the turn of the 19th century, the epic story follows three generations of women pulled apart by outside forces.

    May 6 — Amy Tan in conversation with Lisa See May 6 — Amy Tan in conversation with Lisa See
     

    An Evening with Amy Tan
    in conversation with Lisa See

    discussing the writing life and her novel, The Valley of Amazement

     

    Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 8pm
    Moss Theatre, Santa Monica



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  • Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of fourteen books. Her new book “THRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder” is a call to arms to redefine how we measure success both in our work and our personal lives.

    May 7 — An Evening with Arianna Huffington
     

    An Evening with Arianna Huffington

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 8pm

     

    All Saints Church, Beverly Hills



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