Thursday, April 21, 2016
8:00pm (Reception, 6:30-7:30pm)
This event is rescheduled from Jan 25.
An Evening with Marie Kondo
(The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up)
in conversation with Jamie Lee Curtis
discussing her new book,
Spark Joy:
An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

This event is rescheduled from Jan 25.  

Note: given the interest in this event we have moved the event to a larger venue, Barnum Hall, at Santa Monica High School.

Barnum Hall
Santa Monica High School
600 Olympic Blvd,
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Parking information

A limited number of General Admission Tickets available at venue
$20 cash only.

If de-cluttering in the name of contentment was on your list of 2016 resolutions, come hear wisdom from the master, the runaway bestselling author, Marie Kondo.

She’ll share wisdom and practical information in her followup to The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.

Marie “KonMari” Kondo runs an acclaimed consulting business in Tokyo helping clients transform their cluttered homes into spaces of serenity and inspiration. With a three-month waiting list for new clients, her KonMari Method of decluttering and organizing has become an international phenomenon. The Life- Changing Magic of Tidying Up which has sold more than three million copies worldwide. One of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2015, she and her method have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Fast Company, Good Housekeeping, The TODAY Show, and Good Morning America.

Spark Joy is an illustrated manual on how to organize your home in the service of a better life.  This is an in-depth tidying encyclopedia delving into objects from kitchen and bathroom items to work-related papers and hobby collections. User-friendly line drawings illustrate Kondo’s patented folding method as it applies to shirts, pants, socks, and jackets, as well as images of properly organized drawers, closets, and cabinets.  Moving and packing will be addressed.

Jamie Lee Curtis made her film debut in 1978 by starring as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter’s Halloween. A big hit, the film established her as a notable actress in horror, and she subsequently starred in Halloween II, The Fog, Prom Night, Terror Train, and Roadgames. Curtis has since compiled a body of work that spans many genres, including the cult comedy films Trading Places, for which she won a BAFTA Award; A Fish Called Wanda, and True Lies, for which she won a Golden Globe.

Curtis is returning to the small screens this fall in the new Fox series Scream Queens, a slasher series also starring Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Oliver Hudson, Nick Jonas and Ariana Grande.