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Valerie Jarrett in Conversation with CNN’s Angela Rye at The Wallis in Beverly Hills on April 14

(Beverly Hills, CA) —  The Library Foundation of Los Angeles’s ALOUD series and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts are set to present Valerie Jarrett in conversation with CNN political commentator Angela Rye on Sunday, April 14th at 3:00 PM, in The Wallis’ Bram Goldsmith Theater.

This program highlights Jarrett’s new memoir, Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward, and the remarkable story of Jarrett’s storied career.

Valerie Jarrett is the longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama administration and traces her journey from her upbringing in Chicago in the sixties to stirring moments during the Obama presidency. Jarrett, joined by Rye, discusses the importance of leadership and civic responsibility and explains the incredible capacity we all have to
become forces for positive change. All ticket buyers will receive a copy of Jarrett’s book.

VIP tickets also include a post-event catered reception featuring special guests.

Tickets and more information about the event can be found at TheWallis.org/Valerie.

For a complete list of upcoming ALOUD programs, please see below or visit lfla.org/ALOUD.

About ALOUD
ALOUD is the Library Foundation of Los Angeles’s series of bold, powerful programs that has presented over 1,200 public programs featuring a range of authors, scientists, thinkers, artists, and more. The critically acclaimed ALOUD series engages Angelenos in critical civic and cultural discourse, inspiring lifelong learning and exploring. Free and open to the public, programs will continue to evolve as we experiment, take risks, and try new ideas that are informed by the changing world and the audience we serve.

About the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts:
Since opening its doors in October 2013, The Wallis has produced or presented more than 250 dance, theater, opera, classical music, cinema and family programs to an ever-expanding audience. Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, California, The Wallis brings audiences world class theater, dance and music, performed by many of the world’s most talented and sought after artists. Featuring eclectic programming that mirrors the diverse landscape of Los Angeles and its notability as the entertainment capital of the world, The Wallis offers original and revered works from across the U.S. and around the globe. The mission of The Wallis is to create, present and celebrate unique performing arts events and educational programs that reflect the rich cultural diversity of our community. Nominated for 48 Ovation Awards, seven L.A. Drama Critic’s Circle Awards and the recipient of six architectural awards since opening in 2013. The Wallis is a breathtaking 70,000-square-foot venue that celebrates the classic and the modern and was designed by Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, of Studio Pali Fekete architects.
The building features the restored, original 1933 Beverly Hills Post Office (on the National Register of Historic Places) that serves as the theater’s dramatic yet welcoming lobby, and houses the 150-seat Lovelace Studio Theater, GRoW at The Wallis: A Space for Arts Education (a gift of Gregory Annenberg Weingarten and Family and the Annenberg Foundation) and the contemporary 500-seat, state-of-the art Bram Goldsmith Theater.
Together, these structures embrace the city’s history and its future, creating a performing arts destination for L.A.-area visitors and residents alike. For more information about The Wallis, please visit: TheWallis.org.

About the Library Foundation of Los Angeles
The Library Foundation of Los Angeles supports the Los Angeles Public Library in its effort to provide all 3.8 million Angelenos with equitable access to thousands of free programs, resources, and services. Through fundraising, advocacy, and innovative programs, the Library Foundation strengthens the Library’s commitment to educate and empower every individual in our city’s diverse communities. At the Foundation, we are committed to keeping the Library thriving for generations to come and to providing all Angelenos with the tools to enrich and improve their lives.

 

 

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