Phil Jackson is arguably the greatest coach in the history of the NBA. He coached the Chicago Bulls winning six NBA titles; and the Los Angeles Lakers winning five titles. He was a player on the 1970 and 1973 NBA champion New York Knicks teams. Join us for a conversation on motivation and competition at the highest levels; and about what it takes to bring out the best in ourselves and others.
We welcome back Deepak Chopra to Live Talks Los Angeles. We host him with his brother, Sanjiv, and they share their story from childhood of their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers. “Brotherhood” is a story about two brothers coming over from India—one to pursue Western medicine, the other to pioneer the merging of modern medicine and ancient wisdom.
Burt Bacharach, the legendary songwriter and composer, has written more than seventy Top 40 hits and won three Academy Awards, eight Grammys, and an Emmy, was nominated for a Tony, and received the prestigious Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Isabel Allende comes to Live Talks Los Angeles to discuss her latest novel, Maya’s Notebook. The book, which is her first novel set in the present, is already a bestseller in Latin America and Europe. It preserves the storytelling elements that are her trademarks: a sweeping, beautifully imagined world, with flashes of wit and mischief at every turn.
Burt Bacharach, the legendary songwriter and composer, has written more than seventy Top 40 hits and won three Academy Awards, eight Grammys, and an Emmy, was nominated for a Tony, and received the prestigious Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. He shares his distinguished career in music and his personal story. He is interviewed by Mitch Albom, best selling author and journalist.
Multi-platinum selling recording artist Billy Ray Cyrus’ debut album, “Some Gave All,” is the best-selling debut of all time for a solo male artist. “Achy Breaky Heart” propelled the album to the top of the charts for a record-breaking 17 weeks. He recently released his 13th studio album, “Change My Mind.”
Ed Moses has been exhibiting since 1949, and was part of the original group of artists from the Ferus Gallery in 1957. He says “I don’t believe in change. I believe in mutation, and every painting I make comes out of the painting that preceded it. What I want to do is hang out with the materials until something appears that I had nothing to do with.”
Insight into ‘competition’ through a lens that integrates wisdom from politics, finance, genetics, neuroscience, military psychology, sports, gender studies, economics and education. Explore the hidden factors that fuel our determination, passion, and drive to compete and explore how we can harness the forces of competition to succeed.
Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist returns to Live Talks to present his new novel…..Steve Martin says, “Dave Barry is truly the funniest man living in the 3-mile ‘safe’ zone off the shores of America.” Fellow Floridan, Carl Hiaassen, says of Dave, “One of the funniest writers alive.”
Malcolm Gladwell (Blink,The Tipping Point, and Outliers) believes David Goldhill’s new book, Catastrophic Care, is so important, he’s coming to Live Talks Los Angeles to make sure you hear about it. Join us for a conversation of new ideas that can transform the way we understand Healthcare in America.