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New podcasts uploaded — 23 of them

Twenty-three new podcasts uploaded!  They are available for free via iTunes.  Enjoy. New podcasts feature Amy Tan, Patton Oswalt, Walter Isaacson, Robert Kirkman, David Frum, Jenifer Lewis, Marc Maron, Denis Leary, Dan Rather, Tim Ferriss, Chris Matthews, Russell Brand and more…. When Live Talks Los Angeles was launched in 2010, we made a commitment to make available…

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Conversation….Community…. and a Nosh! 

Border Grill Food Truck will be onsite for two upcoming Live Talks Los Angeles events:  David Mamet, Feb 26, and Patton Oswalt, Mar 5! You’ve asked for it—an inexpensive bite before a great conversation.  Starting February 26th and at select LiveTalks Los Angeles events this spring we are making arrangements to have food trucks available before and…

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Live Talks Los Angeles Media Facilities

Live Talks Los Angeles Media Facilities Our office is located in The Reef, formerly the LA Mart Building at 1933 South Broadway, downtown Los Angeles.  We are on 11th floor — the Maker City LA floor. Maker City LA is a workspace and venue for creative teams, designers, entrepreneurs, nonprofits and businesses. For touring authors,…

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Al Franken in the news. See him at Live Talks LA, July 8 with Chelsea Handler

We’re excited to be hosting Senator Al Franken in conversation with Chelsea Handler on July 8th at the Alex Theatre. More info on the event is here. Here’a a round up of media his new book, Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, has garnered. — “Al Franken Has Been Sitting on Jokes for a Decade.…

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Q and A with Charmaine Craig, author of Miss Burma

  What drew you to write this story?  I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t both intrigued and frightened by the myth of my mother and her native country, by their secrets and contradictions. My mother was generally quiet about the subject of her past in Burma, but I knew from my American father…

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Parking info for Andy Cohen event at Barnum Hall, Santa Monica

We expect a big audience for our event with Andy Cohen in conversation with RuPaul, so plan on arriving early.  You can begin checking in at 6:45pm. Doors to the theatre open at 7:15pm and we start at 8pm. Parking is available in the lot and structure listed below.  According to the City of Santa Monica website,…

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It’s Halloween, Come in costume to our event with Shep Gordon and Alice Cooper

Our Shep Gordon/Alice Cooper event is on Halloween, October 31.  Those attending are encouraged to come in costume to the talk at the Bootleg Theatre and we will have a prize for the best costume. First place: a package that includes 10 tickets to a Live Talks LA event of your choice, and if the event…

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Parking info for Bryan Cranston event: Barnum Hall, Santa Monica

We expect a big audience for our event with Bryan Cranston in conversation with Jay Roach, so plan on arriving early.  You can begin checking in at 6:30pm. Doors to the theatre open at 7:15pm and we start at 8pm. Parking is available in the lot and structure listed below. According to the City of Santa…

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Do you have a question for Michael Ovitz, Ron Meyer or James Andrew Miller?

As we do with our larger sold out events, we are soliciting questions in advance for our event next week, September 29, 2016 featuring Michael Ovitz and Ron Meyer in conversation with James Andrew Miller.  The occasion for the event is James Andrew Miller’s book, POWERHOUSE: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency.  The event is…

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Do you have a question for Simon Sinek?

Tomorrow, September 20, we host Simon Sinek at a sold out event at the Moss  Theatre in Santa Monica. The occasion is the release of Sinek’s book, Together is Better. If you have a great question for Simon Sinek,  email your question to info@livetalksla.org Video from the event will be posted to our Facebook page and YouTube channel…

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