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Readings and Talks

READINGS AND TALKS

Barbara Isenberg—Tradition!

The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of Fiddler on the Roof, The World’s Most Beloved Musical

Wednesday, September 10, 8:00 p.m.

In celebration of the fifty-year anniversary of Fiddler on the Roof’s Broadway debut, join prize-winning author Barbara Isenberg as she discusses her new book about the nine-time Tony-winning musical.

Admission:

FREE

READINGS AND TALKS

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand—Off the Sidelines

Raise Your Voice, Change the World

This event has been canceled. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Rally with New York senator and rising political star Kirsten Gillibrand as she discusses her new memoir, a call-to-action for all women to get involved politically and raise their voices to make a difference in the world.

Admission:

FREE

READINGS AND TALKS

Warren Hoffman—The Great White Way

Race and the Broadway Musical

Sunday, September 21, 11:00 a.m.

Warren Hoffman, author of The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical, examines how some of Broadway’s most beloved musicals engaged with—and in—racial issues of their time.

Admission:

FREE

READINGS AND TALKS

Walter Mosley—Rose Gold

Thursday, October 2, 8:00 p.m.

Award-winning author Walter Mosley reads from and discusses Rose Gold, the thirteenth and latest installment of his Easy Rawlins mystery novels.

Admission:

FREE

READINGS AND TALKS

Peter Mehlman and Richard Kramer in Conversation

Moderated by KPCC’s Alex Cohen

Tuesday, October 14, 8:00 p.m.

Laugh along with celebrated TV writers Peter Mehlman (Seinfeld, BLANK) and Richard Kramer (thirtysomething, MySo-Called Life) as they engage in conversation about their prolific careers.

Admission:

FREE

READINGS AND TALKS

Jodi Picoult—Leaving Time

Sunday, October 26, 3:00 p.m.

Join this acclaimed author of twenty-two novels as she reads from and discusses her latest, Leaving Time, the powerful story of a daughter’s search for her mysteriously missing mother.

Admission:

FREE

READINGS AND TALKS

Hollywood: The War Years

Lecture and film screening

Thursday, October 30, 7:30 p.m.

Attend a fascinating lecture by UCLA Film and Television Archives Director and German exile cinema historian Jan-Christopher Horak, PhD, on how Hollywood became the prime employer of European émigrés as Nazi persecution grew, followed by a screening of Austrian émigré Fritz Lang’s Hangmen Also Die!

Admission:

$8 General; $5 Full-Time Students; FREE to Members*

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