LifeLong Learning at PC brings an outstanding lineup of lecturers to PebbleCreek for its evening Premier Lecture series.
Premier Lectures begin at 7 p.m. in the Renaissance Theater and there are no reserved seats.Tickets are $15 per person. As lectures often sell out, we suggest you purchase your tickets in advance.You may purchase up to four tickets for each lecture, either online (following the link on the top of the page for the lecture) or in person at the LLL Center. Tickets ordered online may be picked up at the LLL Center or at the Will Call desk before any lecture.
Following are the six Premier Lectures in the 2018-19 season. Click on the date and title for more information.
Saturday, Oct. 27: "Collecting American War Letters," Andrew Carroll: Historian Andrew Carroll collects and preserves wartime letters from the Revolutionary War through the present as a way to honor and remember the experiences of American troops and their loved ones. He will be collecting letters in PebbleCreek.
Friday, Nov. 9: "Flying the Fastest Spy Jet Ever Built," Brian Shul: Shot down over Cambodia during the Vietnam War, Shul was severely burned in the ensuing crash and initially given up for dead. Amazingly, he returned to active-duty flying and became one of only 93 men and women in history to fly the SR-71 spy plane, the fastest jet ever built.
Saturday, Jan. 12: "Inside Stories of 'LIFE' and 'People'," Hal Wingo: Hear the “stories behind the stories” from Wingo's more than 30 years of writing and editing stories about the famous people who appeared in the pages of these magazines.
Friday, Feb. 8: "Mark Twain, Live and in Person," George Frein: George Frein brings Mark Twain to PebbleCreek in a performance that includes a monologue, Q&A with Mr. Twain and an audience Q&A with the presenter.
Friday, Feb. 22: "The Wall," A Pulitzer Prize Winner," Dennis Wagner:"The Arizona Republic" and USA Today Network won a Pulitzer Prize for their project documenting the 2,000 miles of President Trump's proposed wall. Wagner will share how the project came into being and what it found.
Friday, March 15: "Shedding New Light on Alzheimer's," Steven Sabat, Ph.D.: Alzheimer’s patients can make new memories, says Sabat, who will share productive and meaningful ways to interact with loved ones diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.