Speaker Calendar

2021-2022 

President Barack Obama

Thursday, October 7th, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Live via Zoom

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Friday, November 12th, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Live via Zoom

Annie Griffiths

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In-Person event at San Jose Civic

Dr. Lisa Genova

Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In-Person event at San Jose Civic

Bob Woodward

Monday, February 7th, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In-Person event at San Jose Civic

Dr. Robert Ballard

Monday, March 14th, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In-Person event at San Jose Civic

Jay Leno

Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In-Person event at San Jose Civic

Note: The option to attend any in-theater event via Zoom livestream will be available to ticketed subscribers.

2020-2021 

Dr. Jane Goodall

Saturday, December 5th, 2020

1:00 pm (matinee)

Wynton Marsalis

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

7:00 pm

W. Kamau Bell

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

7:00 pm

Anderson Cooper

Moved to Saturday, February 27th, 2021

7:00 pm

Rick Steves

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

7:00 pm

Theresa May

Sunday, April 25th, 2021

12:00 pm (matinee)

Ken Burns

Friday, May 21st, 2021

7:00 pm

2019-2020

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Madeleine K. Albright

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Captain Scott Kelly

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Donna Brazile & Michael Steele

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Bill Nye "The Science Guy"

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Paul Nicklen

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

James Comey

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Events typically consist of 50-55 minutes of prepared remarks from the speaker followed by 30-35 minutes of audience-submitted Q&A. 

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