Local Students & Teachers Can Attend SVWC Pavilion Talks for Free

Local Students & Teachers Can Attend SVWC Pavilion Talks for Free


As a part of our Eye on the Future Project, SVWC invites local teachers and students to attend Pavilion talks for free (as space is available). Please check in at the Info Desk in the big white tent on the Pavilion Lawn 30 minutes prior to the talk you’ll be attending to receive your ticket. Seating for teachers and students is reserved in chairs on the East Terrace of the Pavilion.

Talks included in this program for 2019 are:

Saturday, July 20, 5:00 – 6:00 PM: Rick Atkinson “The War for America”

Sunday, July 21, 10:30 – 11:30 AM: Carl Hiaasen “The Case Against Intelligent Design: True Stories from Florida”

Sunday, July 21, 12:00 – 1:00 PM: Dave Eggers “Dave Eggers: Word and Deed”

Sunday, July 21, 4:00 – 5:00 PM: Alice McDermott “Remembrance of Things that Never Happened”

Sunday, July 21, 5:30 – 6:30 PM: Andrew Roberts “Churchill: Walking With Destiny”

Monday, July 22, 10:30 – 11:30 AM: Julie Lythcott-Haims “Real American”

Monday, July 22, 12:00 – 1:00 PM: Martin Amis “Martin Amis and the Rub of Time”

Monday, July 22, 4:00 – 5:00 PM: Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Chamber Singers in Concert “I Raise My Voice”

Monday, July 22, 5:30 – 6:30 PM: Mitch Landrieu “E Pluribus Unum: How a Divided America Can Win the Future by Finding Common Ground”

Tuesday, July 23, 9:00 – 10:00 AM: Victoria Nuland and Strobe Talbott “Democracies in Retreat, Dictatorships on the Move”

Tuesday, July 23, 10:30 – 11:30 AM: Barry Lopez “Horizon”

Tuesday, July 23, 12:00 – 1:00 PM: Naomi Shihab Nye “Tell My Story: The Power of Poetry”

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