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March 2018 - May 2018
March 2018 - May 2018

Lt. General Harrigian, helping to lead wars against ISIS & Taliban

Friday, April 13, 2018

Registration Deadline Date is 4/11/2018

Lt Gen Jeffrey (Cobra) Harrigian is the U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander and U.S. Central Command's Combined Forces Air Component Commander. Harrigian is an Air Force F-15 and F-22 command pilot with more than 30 years experience, including flying combat missions in Panama (1989), Desert Storm (1990) and in the F-22A Raptor against ISIS (2016-18). As a Purple Heart recipient (wounded in 1996 Khobar Towers attack), he understands the gravity of leading men and women in combat and making complex decisions with potentially costly outcomes. In his role as commander of the air war to defeat ISIS and air operations in Afghanistan, the Chicago native leads approximately 21,000 U.S. and Coalition Airmen and more than 300 aircraft from 20 nations, comprising the world's 12th largest Air Force. Since assuming command in July 2016, Harrigian has directed operations through some of the most complex events of the campaign to defeat ISIS, including the battles to liberate

Event Date/Time4/13/2018 at 12:30 PM
PriceFree - $29
Event TypeRegular Event

Marcia Gay Harden, Academy & Tony Award Winner

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Registration Deadline Date is 4/29/2018

Marcia Gay Harden is one of the most celebrated actors of her generation. In 2001 she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of the painter Lee Krasner in Pollock, and in 2009 she won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Veronica in Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage. Her films include Miller's Crossing, The First Wives Club, Mystic River (for which she received a second Academy Award nomination), Into the Wild, Magic in the Moonlight, and Fifty Shades of Grey. The television shows in which she has appeared include Law & Order: Special Victim's Unit, The Newsroom, How to Get Away with Murder, and Code Black. Academy and Tony Award-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden takes on her most important role to date: gatekeeper of memories. THE SEASONS OF MY MOTHER is a beautifully rendered portrait of two lives Marcia's own, and that of her mother Beverly, an accomplished practitioner of

Event Date/Time5/1/2018 at 6:30 PM
PriceFree - $29
Event TypeRegular Event

Prime Minister Ehud Barak of Israel

Monday, May 14, 2018

Registration Deadline Date is 5/10/2018

A special evening with Ehud Barak, Israel's most influential soldier-statesmen and Prime Minister. As commander of special forces, Barak led his men in storming a hijacked Sabena airliner in Tel Aviv. On another occasion, disguised as a woman, he led a raid in Beirut to kill terrorists who had murdered Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Barak played a key role in planning the famous Entebbe raid in Uganda, rescuing passengers of a hijacked airliner held hostage in the airport. In the summer of 2000, the most decorated soldier in Israel's history-Barak-set himself a challenge as daunting as any he had faced on the battlefield: to secure a final peace with the Palestinians. He would propose two states for two peoples, with a shared capital in Jerusalem. He knew the risks of failure. But he also knew the risks of not trying: letting slip perhaps the last chance for a generation to secure genuine peace. It was a moment of truth. It was one of many in a life intertwine

Event Date/Time5/14/2018 at 6:30 PM
Event TypeRegular Event

Bret Baier, Anchor of Special Report on Fox News Channel

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Registration Deadline Date is 5/13/2018

Bret Baier, the Chief Political Anchor for Fox News Channel and the Anchor and Executive Editor of the ratings juggernaut Special Report with Bret Baier, is among the nation's most watched and trusted journalists. He had a bird's eye view into the 2016 election, co-anchoring Fox News Channel's election night coverage, and co-moderating three Republican debates, as well as both presidential conventions. Baier received the National Press Foundation2017 Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. He previously served Fox News as Chief White House Correspondent, and as National Security Correspondent based at the Pentagon. He has reported from seventy-four countries, and has reported from Iraq twelve times and Afghanistan thirteen times. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower Final Mission; and Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love. In his acclaimed #1 national bestseller

Event Date/Time5/15/2018 at 7:30 PM
Event TypeRegular Event

Dan Abrams, ABC News Chief Legal Affairs Anchor

Monday, June 04, 2018

Registration Deadline Date is 5/31/2018

Dan Abrams was the general manager of MSNBC and also an anchor for that network. Now he is the chief legal affairs anchor for ABC News. He is also the host of both Sixty Days In and Live PD, some of the highest rated shows on the A&E network. Dan Abrams, upcoming book is called Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency. This was Lincoln's last trial before his presidency, a murder case that was one of the first recorded in a transcript (at Lincoln's request). At the time, Lincoln was already a national celebrity in the wake of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, in the running for the Republican nomination that would change history, and so the stakes were incredibly high; a loss would have ruined his political career. But, he won. This would have been a remarkable story just left at that, but one change Lincoln made upon returning to Illinois after his famous debates was to start having transcripts made of his trials; in fact he brought the same s

Event Date/Time6/4/2018 at 6:30 PM
PriceFree - $19
Event TypeRegular Event

Alisyn Camerota

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Registration Deadline Date is 6/4/2018

Alisyn Camerota is one of the most talented people on air and the co-anchor on CNN's morning show New Day with Chris Cuomo. Alisyn Camerota is a journalist and anchor of CNN's morning show New Day.” In her three decades in journalism, Camerota has covered stories nationally and internationally, earning Alisyn two Emmy award nominations for her breaking news reporting. Alisyn has been at the forefront of today’s most pressing news events, including the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, the Paris and Brussels terror attacks, and the Parkland, FL school shooting. Her recent interviews with the student survivors in the hours after the massacre, as well as the NRA, have been an integral part of the national conversation on gun safety. In addition, during the election and since Alisyn has held dozens of panels with Trump supporters that have become must-see television moments.  As a leading voice of the #MeToo movement, Alisyn has helped to provide the #SilenceBreakers with a p

Event Date/Time6/6/2018 at 6:30 PM
PriceFree - $19
Event TypeRegular Event