Live Talks Los Angeles Announces Spring Schedule
(Live Talks Kicks off Its Spring with Chelsea Handler/Gwyneth Paltrow and Michael Lewis/Malcolm Gladwell … Tickets on Sale Now!)
Live Talks LA announced its spring lineup for its evening series (www.livetalksla.org) as well as its morning Live Talks Business Forums (www.livetalksbusiness.com). Live Talks Los Angeles produces 40-45 events per year in various venues in Los Angeles featuring writers, actors, artists, musicians, humorists and thought leaders in business and science. The morning business series takes place in downtown Los Angeles at the regional headquarters of Gensler architecture firm. (500 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071).
Jumpstarting the spring is Chelsea Handler in conversation with Gwyneth Paltrow, coming on March 11. Handler, a superstar comedian, bestselling author and host of E!’s late night talk show, “Chelsea Lately,” will be discussing her new collection of travel essays, Uganda Be Kidding Me and a book signing will follow at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203 at 8 PM.
On April 10th, Michael Lewis is interviewed by Malcolm Gladwell, two best-selling non-fiction authors. The occasion is the release of the much anticipated Michael Lewis book on Wall Street, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, which offers a ringside seat to the ways of Wall Street. His past works on the financial industry are game-changing examinations of the most important financial issues of our time. At the Alex Theatre, Glendale, at 8 PM.
Creator and producer of the series Ted Habte-Gabr says: "We’re presenting our most ambitious three months - both in number of events and stature of our line up. We're especially excited that some of the speakers will also be participating in our morning business series in addition to appearing at an evening event."
Other series highlights this spring include: Biz Stone, Co-Founder of Twitter; Pulitzer Prize winning humorist Dave Barry; novelists Amy Tan and Francine Prose; Arianna Huffington; ballerina Misty Copeland; Bob Saget; and Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, authors of Freakonomics.
Biz Stone, Michael Lewis and Levitt and Dubner appear at both the morning and evening series.
Other guests on Live Talks spring evening series roster include:
-- March 13:
Misty Copeland | Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina
-- March 25:
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