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Transform your life. Transform your community. The Thematic Learning Initiative extends the conversation from the stage and into the community, inspiring lifelong learning opportunities that initiate
change and empowerment. Join A&L and knowledge-seekers like you who want to learn more, know more and do more to improve ourselves and the world around us.
Creating a Meaningful Life
Our Changing World
1. Pico Iyer
2. Walter Isaacson
3. Orchestra of Exiles
5. Avi Avital
6. Jon Meacham
7. Emily Esfahani Smith
Pico Iyer Author Discussion Wed, Oct 11 / 12 PM / Santa Barbara Public Library
Speaking with Pico series
Walter Isaacson Public Lecture Sat, Oct 14 / 2 PM / Arlington Theatre
Orchestra of Exiles Film Screening Oct 19 / 7:30 PM / Campbell Hall
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra performs Nov 1
Conversation with Camilo Lara and Ceci Bastida of Mexrrissey Nov 3 / 12 PM / Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Día de Los Muertos Tour performs Nov 3
Conversation with Avi Avital and Kinan Azmeh Nov 10 / Time and location TBD
The Knights with Avi Avital and Kinan Azmeh perform Nov 9
History Book Club Discussion, American Lion by Jon Meacham Nov 13 / 7 PM / Santa Barbara Public Library
Jon Meacham public lecture Nov 16
Emily Esfahani Smith Author Discussion Nov 29 / 4 PM / Santa Barbara Public Library
Emily Esfahani Smith public lecture Nov 30
Thematic Learning Initiative Book Selection Each quarter, we select a book written by an upcoming A&L speaker that expands upon one of the season's themes, and provide
free copies for the community.
"Beautifully written and rigorously researched, The Power of Meaning speaks to the yearning we all share for a life of depth and significance... This warm and wise book leads us down the path to what truly matters." – Susan Cain, author of Quiet
Reserve your FREE copy of Emily Esfahani Smith’s The Power of Meaning online. Pick-up available at the A&L Ticket
Office (UCSB bldg. 402) beginning Oct 1, and at the Nov 30 public lecture at Campbell Hall. Available while supplies last.
With thanks to our visionary partners, Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin, for their support of the Thematic Learning Initiative
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