SJCC Talks

The SJCC Cultural Arts Department welcomes noted speakers on a variety of topics during our season. Previous speakers include Broadway and Hollywood composer Marvin Hamlisch, former Seattle Symphony conductor Gerard Schwarz, Millie Perkins, star of George Stevens’ acclaimed 1959 film, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” and many more!

Upcoming Talks

An Evening with Alan Alda

alan-alda-150-web-page-square-sept2017Wednesday, September 6 
6 pm VIP event | 7 pm author talk
$75 VIP* (SOLD OUT. More tickets may be released July 27 – check back!)
$35 general admission

Herzl-Ner Tamid, 3700 E Mercer Way

Alan Alda, beloved Emmy-winning TV star of M*A*S*H, discusses his latest book, which draws on his 40-year career as an actor, director, best-selling author, storyteller, and science advocate.

*VIP tickets include a copy of the book, a pre-reception and private book signing with Alan Alda, and reserved best-of-house seating. General admission includes a copy of the book and general seating.

A Lunchtime Event with Chef Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh: 2nd Show Added! Celebrate a SWEET Sukkot @ the J

ottolenghi-culinary-webThursday, October 5
VIP Catered Lunch: 11 am (SOLD OUT)
Author Talk: noon – 1 pm (doors 11:15 am)
$45 general admission

We’re thrilled to announce we’ve added another Ottolenghi event in partnership with Book Larder. The first sold out in 24 hours – so get your tickets now! Join chef Yotam Ottolenghi and co-author and pastry chef, Helen Goh, in celebrating the release of their new baking book, SWEET. Moderated by cultural conversationalist Warren Etheredge. Every guest takes home a signed copy of SWEET. RSVP on Facebook

*VIP ticket includes a copy of the cookbook, a catered lunch in our garden sukkah, and private book signing with Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh. Plus, best-of-house seating for the cookbook discussion event in the theater. General seating includes a signed copy of the book and general admission seating.





An Evening with Chef Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh: SWEET Cookbook



Thursday, October 5
7:30 pm
The Egyptian Theatre, 805 Pine Street, Seattle
Make way on your bookshelf! Israeli-born London chef and best-selling cookbook wizard Yotam Ottolenghi has a new book on the way. SWEET is filled with indulgent delicacies and his hallmark fresh ingredients, exotic spices, and complex flavors. Moderated by Rebekah Denn of The Seattle Times. Co-presented by Book Larder.

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