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August 2017 - October 2017
August 2017 - October 2017

Garry Kasparov and Mig Greengard

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Registration Deadline Date is 9/11/2017

Garry Kasparov spent twenty years as the world's number one ranked chess player, and is considered to be the greatest chess player of all time. IBM designed their greatest computer, Deep Blue, that was able to examine and calculate 200 million (200,000,000) positions a second to challenge Kasparov in chess. This incredible feat was captured in the famous film The Man vs. The Machine. Kasparov's 1997 chess match against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue was a watershed moment in the history of technology. It was the dawn of a new era in artificial intelligence: a machine capable of beating the reigning human champion at this most cerebral game. That moment was more than a century in the making, and in this breakthrough book, Kasparov reveals his astonishing side of the story for the first time. He will talk about how it felt to strategize against an implacable,

Event Date/Time9/13/2017 at 6:30 PM
PriceFree - $49
Event TypeRegular Event

Sherry Lansing, 1st Woman to lead a major Hollywood studio

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Registration Deadline Date is 9/17/2017

Sherry Lansing was the first woman to head a major motion picture studio, 20th Century Fox. Over 12 years as Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, Lansing was responsible for the production, marketing, and distribution of such blockbusters as Titanic, Forrest Gump, and Braveheart. As an independent producer, she brought Fatal Attraction, The Accused, Black Rain, and Indecent Proposal. She was honored at the 2007 Academy Awards with an Oscar in recognition of her tireless work as a philanthropist and advocate for cancer research. In early 2017 the biography was released Leading Lady, Sherry Lansing and the Making of Hollywood Groundbreaker by Stephen Galloway. This will be a special event with trailblazing woman who broke Hollywood's glass ceiling to become the first woman head of major studio, and who continues to make her mark on society.

Event Date/Time9/19/2017 at 12:00 PM
PriceFree - $19
Event TypeRegular Event

Lisa Lampanelli, Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Registration Deadline Date is 9/18/2017

Comedies Lovable Queen of Mean Lisa Lampanelli is unveiling the brand-new version of STUFFED this October on Broadway at the Westside Theatre, a venue steeped in tradition of great works for and by women, including Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues and Nora and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore. Heralded as more than a standup -- a standout, by comedy legend Jim Carrey, Lampanelli is a cross between Don Rickles, Archie Bunker, and a vial of estrogen. She has won accolades from The King of All Media Howard Stern, who called her a true original and a brilliant comedy mind who'll steal the show every time. Known for saying things that most people are afraid to think, Lisa Lampanelli's raunchy, gut-busting performances are wildly popular at theaters across the U.S. and Canada. This equal opportunity offender is a regular on late night television, and a frequent guest and guest host on Howard Stern's

Event Date/Time9/20/2017 at 6:30 PM
PriceFree - $19
Event TypeRegular Event

Muhammad Yunus, Father of Social Business and Microcredit

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Registration Deadline Date is 9/24/2017

Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus is the father of both social business and microcredit, the founder of Grameen Bank, and of more than 50 other companies in Bangladesh. Yunus's Grameen America has provided small but life-changing loans, totaling more than $535 million and with a repayment rate of 99% to low-income women entrepreneurs across the U.S. In Bangladesh alone, the Grameen Bank operates in all 80,000 villages. For his constant innovation and enterprise, the Fortune Magazine named Yunus one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time. Yunus creation of microcredit field has provided small loans to hundreds of millions of people globally, which has allowed them to improve their standard of life while creating businesses. The world's richest eight people now own more wealth than the entire bottom half of the population. Yunus believes there is much more work yet to do. Wealth disparity and unemployment exist at unprecedented levels.

Event Date/Time9/26/2017 at 12:00 PM
Price$35 - $39
Event TypeRegular Event

Bob Scheiffer, Legendary TV Anchor - Face The Nation

Monday, October 23, 2017

Registration Deadline Date is 10/19/2017

Bob Schieffer, has been a reporter for more than half a century and his retirement in 2015 marked his 46th year at CBS News and anchor of Face the Nation. In 2015, Face the Nation was the highest rated Sunday talk show for the fourth consecutive year and in 2014 the broadcast won an Emmy for its show covering the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination in 2013. Schieffer has won virtually every award in broadcast journalism including eight Emmys, the overseas Press Club Award, the Paul White Award presented by the TV News Directors Association, the Edward R. Murrow Award given by Murrow's alma mater Washington State University and in 2008 he was named a living legend by the Library of Congress. In 2013, Schieffer was inducted into the National Academy of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame. Schieffer is one of the few reporters in Washington to have covered all four of the major beats: the Pentagon, the White House, Congress and the State Department. He became the network's chief

Event Date/Time10/23/2017 at 6:30 PM
PriceFree - $29
Event TypeRegular Event

Chris Matthews

Monday, October 30, 2017

Registration Deadline Date is 10/26/2017

Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, has been following American politics since the first Eisenhower campaign. 
 Hardly a decade later he was engaged in American politics professionally. Back home from the Peace Corps in Africa, he was working in the US senate. Then came his tour in the White House as a presidential speechwriter, followed by his front-row seat as top aide to the legendary Speaker of the House, Tip O'Neill, Jr. In the late 1980s, Chris switched to full-time journalism, serving as Washington Bureau Chief for the San Francisco Examiner. In this capacity he covered some of the great historic events of the late 20th century, including the fall of the Berlin Wall and the first all-races election in South Africa. In 1997 he launched Hardball, now on MSNBC. He has been on the air every weekday night since. Each paid attendee will receive Matthew's upcoming book is BOBBY KENNEDY: A Raging Spirit. Drawing on extensi

Event Date/Time10/30/2017 at 6:30 PM
Event TypeRegular Event

Bruce Dickinson, rock legend & frontman of Iron Maiden

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Registration Deadline Date is 10/29/2017

Bruce Dickinson, is the legendary frontman and rock legend of Iron Maiden. Heavy metal pioneers since their formation in 1975, Iron Maiden have sold over 90 million albums and played over 2000 shows in 63 countries, making them one of the most successful and globally influential bands of all time. From massive hits such as The Number of the Beast to Run to the Hills, Iron Maiden is universally recognized around the world. One of the world's most storied musicians, Dickinson has been the band's internationally-acclaimed lead singer for more than 30 years, and quite aside from the decades spent delivering high-octane performances with his larger-than-life persona, Bruce has lived an extraordinary off-stage existence too. Dickinson is a man who famously never gives interviews about his personal life. He will share, for the first time, the most fascinating recollections, including his thirty years with Iron Maiden, the early days, his childhood within the eccentric British school sy

Event Date/Time10/31/2017 at 12:00 PM
Event TypeRegular Event

General Mark Milley, Chief of the U.S. Army

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The event is being rescheduled due to General Milley having to testify at Congress on the day he was originally planning to visit the us.

General Mark A. Milley became the Chief the U.S. Army August 14, 2015 after most recently serving as the 21st Commander of U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. This will be a fascinating and timely event with the highest ranking military officer in the U.S. Army, when the threat from Russia, China, North Korea, and the Mid-East have greatly increased. His operational deployments include the Multi-National Force and Observers, or MFO, Sinai, Egypt; Operation JUST CAUSE, Panama; Operation UPHOLD DEMOCRACY, Haiti; Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR, Bosnia-Herzegovina; Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq; and three tours during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan. He also deployed to Somalia and Colombia. He has had multiple command and staff positions in eight divisions and Special Forces throughout the last 35 years. General Milley's education includes a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Princeton University, Master's Degrees from Columbia University (Inte

Event Date/Time12/12/2017 at 12:00 PM
PriceFree - $29
Event TypeRegular Event