Upcoming Events

November 19

Sam Kashner, Ash Carter, Buck Henry and Jon Robin Baitz

Ash Carter & Sam Kashner with Buck Henry and Jon Robin Baitz discuss their book, Life isn’t everything: Mike Nichols, as remembered by 150 of his closest friends — an up close and personal portrait of a legendary filmmaker, theater director, and comedian, drawing on candid conversations with his closest friends in show business and the arts―from Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep to Natalie Portman and Lorne Michaels.

December 3

 An Evening with

Charles Schwab

Charles Schwab is the founder, former CEO, and current chairman, of The Charles Schwab Corporation. Among the giants of the financial services industry, he is one of the most successful entrepreneurs and leaders in American business. He recounts his ups and downs as he made stock investing, once the expensive and clubby reserve of the few, accessible to ordinary Americans. In this deeply personal memoir, Schwab describes his passion to have Main Street participate in the growing economy as investors and owners, not only earners.

December 9

An Evening with

Flea

Flea is an Australian-born American musician and occasional actor. In his memoir, Acid for the Children, the iconic bassist and co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you’d want from an LA street rat turned world famous rock star. Flea takes readers on a deeply personal and revealing tour of his formative years, spanning from Australia to the New York City suburbs to, finally, Los Angeles. Through hilarious anecdotes, poetical meditations, and occasional flights of fantasy, Flea deftly chronicles the experiences that forged him as an Continue reading…

January 16

An Evening with

Daniel Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson

What’s the one thing a parent can do to make the most difference in the long run? The research is clear: Show up! Now the bestselling authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline explain what this means over the course of childhood. Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA, the founding co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, and the executive director of the Mindsight Institute. Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of the Center for Connection, a multidisciplinary clinical practice, and of the Play Strong Institute, a center Continue reading…