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Readings and Talks

READINGS AND TALKS

Annie Cohen-Solal—Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel

In Conversation with Jori Finkel

Thursday, March 19, 8:00 p.m.

Join esteemed writer and academic Annie Cohen-Solal (Sartre: A Life) as she discusses her new biography of artist Mark Rothko with arts reporter Jori Finkel (Art Newspaper, New York Times).

Admission:

FREE; reservations recommended

READINGS AND TALKS

Meline Toumani—There Was and There Was Not

A Journey through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia,
and Beyond

Tuesday, March 31, 8:00 p.m.

In her profound new memoir, named as a finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award, Armenian American author Meline Toumani examines the legacy of the Armenian genocide of 1915 and the complex role it plays in her own identity. 

Admission:

FREE; reservations recommended

READINGS AND TALKS

Moby, Gene Baur, and Gene Stone—Living the Farm Sanctuary Life

Moderated by Time Magazine's Joel Stein

Thursday, April 9, 8:00 p.m.

Learn more about improving your life as well as the lives around you through this compelling conversation between award-winning musician and outspoken animal rights activist Moby and the co-authors of Living the Farm Sanctuary Life, Gene Baur and Gene Stone.

Admission:

FREE; reservations recommended

READINGS AND TALKS

Robert Landau and Enrique Vidal

Tuesday, April 21, 8:00 p.m.

In conjunction with the exhibition Rock & Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip, photographer Robert Landau and professional billboard painter Enrique Vidal share their fascination with the art of the rock & roll billboard, discussing their respective careers as well as the exhibition.

Admission:

FREE; reservations recommended

READINGS AND TALKS

David Misch—Comedy and Morality

Satire, Censorship, and Dirty Words

Sunday, May 3, 2:00 p.m.

Take a closer look at the relationship between comedy and morality with David Misch, author of Funny: The Book: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Comedy.

Admission:

$8 General; FREE to Members

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