Past Events

November 19

Adam Grant with Jennifer Garner

The New York Times bestselling author of Think Again illuminates how we can elevate ourselves and others to unexpected heights.

November 13

Jeff Tweedy with Nick Offerman

An exciting and heartening mix of memories, music, and inspiration from Wilco front man and New York Times bestselling author Jeff Tweedy, sharing fifty songs that changed his life, the real-life experiences behind each one, as well as what he’s learned about how music and life intertwine and enhance each other.

November 13

Ethel Morgan Smith with Jane Smiley

Join us for an in-person Live Talks Los Angeles event: Monday, November 13, 2023, 8pm Ethel Morgan Smith in conversation with Jane Smiley discussing her book, Path to Grace: Reimagining the Civil Rights Movement  . William Turner Gallery at Bergamot Arts Station 2525 Michigan Ave E-1, Santa Monica, CA 90404 (Free parking available at the venue)…

November 11

John Stamos with Josh Peck

John Stamos is a two-time Emmy Award-nominated television, film, and Broadway theater actor, as well as a producer. He rose to stardom on General Hospital, and his career includes performances on Big Shot, Grandfathered, ER, You, Full House, and Fuller House, and on the stage in Cabaret, Bye Bye Birdie, and Nine.

November 9

Sheila Johnson with Lee Daniels

The cofounder of BET and first African American woman billionaire shares her deeply personal journey through love and loss, tragedy and triumph—an inspiring story of overcoming toxic influences, discovering her true self, and at last finding happiness in her work and life.

November 8

Schuyler Bailar with Dylan Mulvaney

Go‑to expert on gender identity, Schuyler Bailar, offers an essential, urgent guide that changes the conversation.

November 3

An Evening with

Thurston Moore

From the founding member of Sonic Youth, a passionate memoir tracing the author’s life and art—from his teen years as a music obsessive, to the formation of his legendary rock group, to thirty years of creation, experimentation, and wonder.

November 2

Caster Semenya with Diana Nyad

World champion runner Caster Semenya offers an empowering account of her extraordinary life and career, and her trailblazing battle to compete on her own terms.

October 30

Michael Lewis with D.A. Wallach

From the best-selling author of The Big Short and Flash Boys, the story of FTX’s spectacular collapse and the enigmatic founder at its center.

October 29

Nicole Avant with Rashida Jones

A spirit-lifting memoir on how to turn pain into purpose, how to live always in gratitude, and how to face down tragedy and turn it into love.