Conversations, Readings, Performances

[ALOUD] brings together today’s brightest cultural, scientific, and political luminaries with the curious minds of Los Angeles.

Wed, Jan 07, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Denis Dutton

The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleaseure, & Human Evolution

In conversation with Michael Shermer, The Skeptic Society

Thu, Jan 08, 6:00 PM
Quincy Jones

Host: Veronique Peck

Quincy Jones discussed his autobiography, The Complete Quincy Jones: My Journey & Passions, with Tavis Smiley.

Wed, Jan 14, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Azar Nafisi

Things I’ve Been Silent About: A Memoir in Moments

In conversation with Michael Silverblatt, host, KCRW 89.9 FM's “Bookworm”

Thu, Jan 15, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Danny Hoch & Jerry Quickley

Gentrification, Neo-Feudalism, & the Colonists on Your Block: The Real Costs of a Latte

Wed, Jan 21, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
EMBERS: a jazz opera in poems

Composition by David Ornette Cherry, Libretto by Terry Wolverton, Directed by Rose Marcario

Performed by: D'Lo, Marisol de Jesus, O-Lan Jones, Phil Meyer, Cesili Williams and David Ornette Cherry with Organic Roots: Justo Almario, reeds; Ollie Elder Jr., bass; Don Littleton, drums, percussion.

Thu, Jan 22, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Thinking About Earthquakes:

A Panel Discussion

Moderated by Judith Lewis, editor, The L.A. Earthquake Sourcebook

Tue, Jan 27, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Henry Alford

HOW TO LIVE: A Search for Wisdom from Old People (While They Are Still on This Earth)

In conversation with author Sandra Tsing Loh

Wed, Jan 28, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Co-Presented with Heyday Books
Wallace Stegner & the Shaping of Environmental Consciousness in the West

A Panel Discussion

With Tom Curwen, William Deverell, Jenny Price, & Page Stegner. Moderated by David L. Ulin, Book Editor, L.A. Times

Thu, Jan 29, 7:30 AM [ALOUD]
Sir Ken Robinson

The Element: A New View of Human Capacity

In conversation with Rick Wartzman, dean, Drucker School of Management

Thu, Jan 29, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Young Literati

Rare Books Event

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