Past Events

September 21

Daniel Ziblatt with Terrence McNally

A call to reform our antiquated political institutions before it’s too late—from the New York Times bestselling authors of How Democracies Die

September 19

Bernie Taupin with Cameron Crowe

Bernie Taupin has worked in partnership with legendary singer, composer and pianist Elton John since 1967—one of the most successful and long-running musical collaborations in music history.

September 18

Cedric the Entertainer with Kevin Frazier

The first novel from one of the original Kings of Comedy, Cedric “The Entertainer,” an engaging and entertaining crime caper that is a valentine to close-knit black families and tightly woven communities struggling to get by during the Depression and World War II.

September 16

Matthew McConaughey

The debut picture book by Academy Award-winning actor and #1 New York Times bestselling author Matthew McConaughey

July 31

Colson Whitehead with Steph Cha

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning Colson Whitehead continues his Harlem saga in a powerful and hugely-entertaining novel that summons 1970s New York in all its seedy glory.

June 27

Frances Haugen with Brian Merchant

Join us for an in-person & virtual Live Talks Los Angeles event: Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 8pm . Presented in association with New Roads School Frances Haugen in conversation with Brian Merchant discussing her book, The Power of One: How I Found the Strength to Tell the Truth and Why I Blew the Whistle on Facebook  .…

June 26

Michael Milken with Frank Luntz

After two decades of actively supporting medical research as a philanthropist, Milken became a patient in 1993 when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Over the last three decades, he has increased his focus on making the research process more effective and efficient.

June 14

An Evening with

Richard North Patterson

Join us for an in-person & virtual Live Talks Los Angeles event: Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 8pm . Presented in association with New Roads School An Evening with Richard North Patterson* *interviewer to be announced discussing the writing life and his novel, Trial . Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre at New Roads School Herb Alpert Educational Village 3131…

May 31

Daniel Siegel with Luthern Williams

Join us for a virtual Live Talks Los Angeles event: Wednesday, May 31, 2023, 6pm PT/9pm ET . Daniel Siegel  in conversation with Luthern Williams discussing his book, IntraConnected: MWe (Me + We) as the Integration of Self, Identity, and Belonging . Virtual event only (May 31) Tickets can be purchased here. TICKETS: $40 virtual…

May 24

Andy Cohen with Danielle Schneider & Casey Wilson

New York Times bestselling author Andy Cohen, everyone’s favorite busiest man in show business, goes from bottle service to baby bottles in a hilarious, heartwarming, and name-dropping account of the most important year of his life.