LiveTalk Lecture Series

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LiveTalk is the College Preparatory School's evening lecture series for parents, students, and the community. Join us for these engaging, thought-provoking lectures by local and national experts and celebrities on intriguing topics and current events.

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Events begin at 7:30 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. We recommend you arrive 20 minutes ahead to ensure the best seating.

LiveTalk lectures are always free for faculty and students. 

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Thursday, September 24, 2015 • Miriam Chion, Research and Planning Director, Association of Bay Area Governments • Life in the Bay Area

Regional planning expert, Miriam Chiom will provide an overview of major land use, transportation, housing, and climate change issues in the Bay Area

Thursday, October 22, 2015 • Rosetta Costantino, Cookbook author, Chef, Instructor • Local Food & Wine

Local culinary expert (and former College Prep parent), Rosetta Costantino, will discuss the food and wine of Southern Italy - complete with a demonstration for creating simple, delicious dishes with local produce.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 • Professional Musicians Andy Butler, Atemu Aton, and Kurt Patzner • Careers in Music

Musicians in conversation about life as a professional musician, tales from the trenches, and working with students.


Tuesday, February 23, 2016 • Harry Chotiner, NYU Professor and Film Historian • Academy Awards Preview Night

Harry Chotiner
Harry Chotiner
Join us for one of the most entertaining and beloved evenings in the LiveTalk series. Renowned film historian Harry Chotiner will guide us through an in-depth preview of Academy Awards 2014. This annual College Prep tradition features New York University film history professor and former Twentieth Century Fox vice president Harry Chotiner. Professor Chotiner's informed perspective offers an inside look at the nominees, along with plenty of lively, interactive audience participation. We add hot popcorn, soda, candies, and door prizes! Bring your opinions and get a copy of Harry's picks for the best movies, actors, and directors of the year.

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