Live Talks Los Angeles hosts a variety of authors in a virtual television …
Master illusionist David Copperfield shares stories behind his private museum collection, which is featured in the new book “David Copperfield’s History of Magic”.
US Representative Adam Schiff recounts the darkest hours of democracy in “Midnight in Washington” in a conversation with Larry Wilmore.
Legendary The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger recalls his career in an upcoming conversation about his memoir “Set the Night on Fire”.
Master Magician David Copperfield, U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, Robby Krieger of The Doors, and cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker discuss new books
We look forward to welcoming these remarkable authors and are grateful to have virtual access to them. ” – Ted Habte-Gabr, Founder and Producer of Live Talks Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA, October 7, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Live Talks Los Angeles, a conversation series that hosts and produces talks featuring writers, musicians, politicians, artists and Thought Leaders, features virtual tours in October from illusionist David Copperfield, U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, Robby Krieger, legendary The Doors guitarist, and acclaimed intellectual and cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker. All speakers will discuss their new books, which will be available with signed ex-libris.
“We look forward to welcoming these notable authors and are grateful to have virtual access to them,” Live Talk LA founder / producer Ted Habte-Gabr said of this month’s offerings.
David Copperfield, hailed as the greatest illusionist of our time and the most successful magician in history, will talk about his new book “David Copperfield’s History of Magic”. This event will begin on October 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. PT. For over 30 years, Copperfield has been the curator of a private museum dedicated to the preservation of the history and art of magic. With this new book, Copperfield is sharing its unique collection with fans and readers for the first time. Tickets include the ability to watch the event on demand for 72 hours afterward.
US Representative Adam Schiff of the 28th Congressional District of California is calling for the bugle with his new book “Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could”. Rep. Schiff’s conversation with Larry Wilmore will premiere on October 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. ET. As the congressman who spearheaded Donald J. Trump’s first impeachment, Schiff offers a vital account of American democracy in its darkest hours. He also warns that the autocratic forces unleashed by Trump remain as powerful as ever. Wilmore is perhaps best known as the host of Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,” which ran for almost two years. Currently, he hosts “Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air” for The Ringer Podcast Network.
Legendary Doors guitarist Robby Krieger talks about his band’s meteoric career in the movie “Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying and Playing Guitar with the Doors”. Co-author Jeff Alulis will speak to Krieger at the event which kicks off on October 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. ET. Few bands are as shrouded in the haze of rock mythology as The Doors, and through a series of vignettes, Krieger brings readers back to where it all happened. There are plenty of untold stories from The Doors’ most vital years and Krieger goes into heartbreaking detail about his personal struggles while also sharing humorous anecdotes. Krieger was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s “100 Greatest Guitarists” of All Time, received a Grammy for Lifetime Achievement, and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Renowned cognitive scientist Steven Pinker offers an introduction to logical thinking in his latest book “Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters”. Pinker, an award-winning experimental psychologist who focuses on cognition, language, and social relationships, helps us understand why there is so much irrationality in the world today. How can a species that has developed Covid-19 vaccines in less than a year also produce so much fake news, medical quackery and conspiracy theories? His conversation with historian and author Niall Ferguson begins on October 13, 2021 at 6 p.m. PT. In “Rationality,” Pinker shares his ultimate positivity message that humans, who have demonstrated throughout history his ability to use the powerful tools of reasoning to enrich life, will again use rationality to create better choices for life. society in these uncertain times.
Please visit Live Talks Los Angeles for more information on each specific event and to purchase tickets, as well as to learn more about upcoming events in November.
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Live Talks Los Angeles hosts and produces on-stage conversations with writers, filmmakers, actors, musicians, stand-up comedians and comedians, chefs and thought leaders in business and science at various locations in Los Angeles . Live Talks Los Angeles launched in May 2010 at a local art gallery with 18 talks that year. Since its inception, LTLA has presented over 350 events and its videos have been viewed in 156 countries with over 15 million views via YouTube, Vimeo and also on Facebook.
The Evening Series featured conversations with notable figures including Tom Hanks, Bryan Cranston, Mindy Kaling, John Cleese, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Scott Turow, Martin Short, Tina Fey, Malcolm Gladwell, Terry Gilliam, John Fogerty, Jeff Bridges, Amy Tan, Jane Smiley, former Obama White House photographer Pete Souza and Adam Horowitz & Michael Diamond (of the Beastie Boys), among many others. LTLA also features dedicated events featuring chefs from the Live Talks Food & Wine series, and have included Nigella Lawson, Yotam Ottolenghi and Alice Waters. The Live Talks Business Forum shines the spotlight on business leaders and featured influential figures such as Marie Kondo, Tina Brown and Thomas L. Friedman. The most recent offering is the Live Talks Newer Voices series which features notable early authors including Jade Chang, Lisa Brennan-Jobs and Scott Harrison.
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