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April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Levitt on the Lawn featuring La Verdad

Scripps Presents La Verdad Scripps Presents and Levitt on the Lawn presents La Verdad La Verdad is a premier West Coast Latin music ensemble collectively led by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Gabriel Gonzalez. Gonzalez performed in the 2011–12 North American national tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical In the Heights.    

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Laughing Matters! Featuring Kristina Wong

Scripps Presents Comedy Series Kristina Wong is a comedian, actor, and solo theatre performer who was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama. Through a satirical lenss, her work tackles themes of race, sex, and privilege, often in conjunction with the Asian-American experience. A recipient of Center Theatre Group’s 2019 Sherwood Award, among others, […]

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Mi’Jan Celie Tho-Biaz in Conversation

Scripps Presents a presentation from Dr. Mi’Jan Celie Tho-Biaz Dr. Mi’Jan Celie Tho-Biaz, is a cultural leader, oral historian, and documentarian. One of Santa Fe New Mexican’s 2017 “10 Who Made a Difference” and the 2019 recipient of the University of San Francisco’s 2018 “Living the Mission” award, Tho-Biaz is the founder and director of […]

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Joseph Allen Boone in Conversation

Scripps Presents a conversation with Joseph Boone and President Suzanne Keen Joseph Boone is currently a professor of English and gender studies at the University of Southern California and previously taught at Harvard University. Boone’s areas of expertise include the novel as genre, gender and queer studies, narrative theory, and modernism. He is the author […]

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch in Conversation

Scripps Presents a conversation with Marie Yovanovitch Marie Yovanovitch served three times as U.S. Ambassador Scripps presents a conversation with Marie Yovanovitch Marie Yovanovitch is a three-time US ambassador, most recently in Kyiv as the ambassador to Ukraine, and the New York Times bestselling author of a 2022 memoir, Lessons from the Edge. A career […]

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Bryan Terrell Clark in Conversation

Scripps Presents a conversation with Bryan Clark Scripps Presents Bryan Terrell Clark Bryan Terrell Clark is an accomplished actor and singer/songwriter. He is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and Temple University, and currently lives in Los Angeles, California. Best known for his role as George Washington in […]

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm @Noon with Nora Zelevansky

Scripps Presents @Noon Series Nora Zelevansky is a Scripps alum from the Class of ’99. She is an author, journalist, editor, and brand writer consultant who has written and co-authored several books, including Competitive Grieving; Will You Won’t You Want Me?; and Roll Red Roll: Rape, Power, and Football in the American Heartland. Her writing […]

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Laughing Matters! FIXED by Emily Wilson

Scripps Presents Emily Wilson Emily will be performing her one woman show FIXED Emily Wilson is a comedian and actress based in New York. Featured in PAPER magazine as one of the “100 People Taking Over 2019,” she is best known for her one-woman show, FIXED, about her time as a finalist on The X […]

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Laughing Matters! Featuring Mo Amer

Scripps Presents Comedy Series Join us for an evening of comedy with the hilarious Mo Amer Mo Amer is a comedian, writer, and star of several Netflix series, including Mo Amer: The Vagabond and his new release, Mo, a recounting of his life as a Palestinian refugee and his journey to citizenship. He also starred […]

Past Scripps Presents Events

@noon with Koa Beck
November 8, 2022

@noon with Koa Beck Join us for the return of our Scripps Presents @Noon programs as we host writer, editor, and cultural critic Koa Beck! Beck is the author of the acclaimed nonfiction book White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind , which has earned praise from Gloria Steinem and […]

American Dreams/Asian Nightmares
October 29, 2022

Join us at 3pm for a pre-concert reception at Pattison Court featuring Gamelan Merdu Kumala and Claremont Taiko.   Following the reception, join us in Garrison Theater for a musical performance that chronicles the history of the Chinese Massacre of 1871 through movement, music, and spoken narrative in 3 parts:   I. Other Bodies II. […]

PEN Out Loud: Celeste Ng + Gabrielle Zevin
October 20, 2022

Number one bestselling author and Guggenheim fellow Celeste Ng joins PEN Out Loud to discuss her third novel, Our Missing Hearts. A suspenseful and heartrending novel about the unbreakable love between a mother and child, Our Missing Hearts is an old story made new, of the ways supposedly civilized communities can pretend to ignore the most searing injustice. […]

An Evening of Dance
September 17, 2022

Please join us for “An Evening of Dance” by reserving tickets for the performance. Scripps Presents and Scripps College Dance Department bring innovative new dance works to campus for a special evening of movement discourse. The evening starts at Garrison Theater with Keith Johnson’s SERIES, followed by a jaunt to the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery […]

Sea of Tranquility: Emily St. John Mandel in Conversation
May 19, 2022

Join the author of Station Eleven for the SoCal launch of her new novel! The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, […]

Yotam Ottolenghi in Conversation
May 7, 2022

Join the chef for a long-awaited in-person conversation in Claremont! Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the world’s most innovative chefs. The Jerusalem-born, London-based Ottolenghi became a sensation with a Guardian column focused on vegetarian cuisine. His vibrant cookbooks, Plenty, Flavor, and Sweet, are must-have companions for foodies and aspirants alike. Join him for a long-awaited […]

The Future of Food
April 19, 2022

Join the scientists who are developing the salmon that may be in your next sushi roll. What do you get when you cross science, sustainability, innovation, and a devotion to sushi? If you watched David Chang’s Hulu show The Next Thing You’ll Eat, you may already know the answer. Wildtype. The San Francisco-based company is […]

PEN Out Loud: Julissa Arce and Aida Rodriguez in Conversation
March 22, 2022

Join the writer for the launch of her new book You Sound Like a White Girl: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation Bestselling author and co-founder of the Ascend Educational Fund Julissa Arce joins launches her new book You Sound Like a White Girl: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation. Reflecting on the words in the book’s […]

PEN Out Loud: Solmaz Sharif in Conversation
March 3, 2022

Join the poet for a reading and conversation from her new work “Customs.” National Book Award-finalist Solmaz Sharif discusses her second poetry collection, Customs. Examining the “culture of performed social skills and poetry itself—its foreclosures, affects, successes—the collection of poems “trace a pointed indoctrination to the customs of the nation-state and the English language, and […]

Power Hungry
March 1, 2022

The Black Panthers and Their Fight to Feed a Movement In early 1969, Cleo Silvers and a few Black Panther Party members met at a community center laden with boxes of donated food to cook for the neighborhood children. By the end of the year, the Black Panthers would be feeding more children daily in […]

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