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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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Ron Meyer/Michael Ovitz/James Andrew Miller event rescheduled to September 29

Please note that our event with Ron Meyer, Michael Ovitz and James Andrew Miller on September 7th at the DGA Theatre discussing the book, POWERHOUSE: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency, has been rescheduled to September 29.  The venue and start time remain the same: Directors Guild Theatre, 8pm.   The event is being re-scheduled to September…

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Simon Sinek’s new book, Together is Better

Simon Sinek’s upcoming book, , Together is Better, is a celebration of that simple, human idea that we are better when we help each other than we are when we work alone.    It is the kind of book that is perfect to give to your friends, family, and colleagues who have started asking their own questions about…

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Do you have a question for Chris Anderson, Curator of TED?

Monday, May 9th we host Chris Anderson, Curator of TED Talks, in conversation with Pico Iyer at a sold out event at the Aero Theatre.  The occasion is the release of Chris Anderson’s book, TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking. If you have a great question for Chris Anderson, here’s your chance…

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Parking for Marie Kondo event at Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

We expect a big audience for our event with Marie Kondo and Jamie Lee Curtis, so plan on arriving early.  Doors to the theatre open at 7:15pm and we start at 8pm. Parking is available in these two spaces. According to the City of Santa Monica website is $5 to park: — Civic Center Parking…

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