The Segerstrom Center for the Arts is now the latest home to the Distinguished Speaker Series of Orange County. Enjoy candid and relaxed evenings with world leaders, Pulitzer Prize winners, best-selling authors, explorers and celebrated personalities offering profound insights and lively discussion. The impressive lineup of speakers includes:
Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin
Legendary Award-Winning Actors and Activists on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m.
It is both rare and special to find such an uplifting and hilarious friendship in Hollywood, but legendary friends and actors, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, have found it. Fonda Lily Tomlin been friends for over forty years and has taken their friendship to the next level: starring in their own hit Netflix series, Grace & Frankie.
Fr. Gregory Boyle
Founder and Exec. Director of Homeboy Industries & Best-Selling Author on Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Father Gregory Boyle has learned that you work with gang members and not with gangs, otherwise you enforce the cohesion of gangs and supply them oxygen. In his 30 years of ministry to gang members in Los Angeles, Father Boyle has learned you cannot “save” young men and women trapped in gang life.
Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist & Best-Selling Author on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 at 8 p.m.
Anderson Cooper takes audiences inside the news of the day, sharing sometimes provocative yet always eye-opening insights on the stories impacting people and issues around the world. He’s one of the most recognizable faces on television and has no plans of slowing down.
Dr. Robert Sapolsky
Neuroscientist, Primatologist & Best-selling Author on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Robert Sapolsky is one of the world’s leading neuroscientists, known for studying animals to find what they can tell us about human behaviors. Dubbed the “world’s funniest neuroscientist” by Salon.com and known for his gift for storytelling.
President George W. Bush
43rd President of the United States of America on Monday, April 20, 202o at 7:30 p.m.
President during a momentous period in American history, George W. Bush offers his thoughts on eight years in the Oval Office, the challenges facing our nation in the 21st century, the power of freedom, the role of faith and other pressing issues.
Longevity & Happiness Expert, Explorer & Best-Selling Author on Monday, May 18, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.
What do Seventh-day Adventists in California, the residents of Sardinia, Italy and the inhabitants of the islands of Okinawa, Japan have in common? They enjoy the longest, healthiest lives on the planet. So, what really works and how do we actually achieve living a long, happy life?
For tickets and more information, visit speakersoc.com. 714.556.2787.
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