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Marin Speaker Series

Presented by Marin Speakers Series at Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael CA

Sep 25 2017
Apr 05 2018
Marin Speaker Series

Speakers with extraordinary achievements and unique expertise in their field

The Marin Speaker Series is comprised of eight lectures in a season, from September to April.

The Marin Speaker Series is part of the largest community lecture series in the United States.

Speakers are chosen on the basis of their extraordinary (usually lifetime) achievements and unique expertise in their particular field.


General Martin Dempsey
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Obama

Monday, September 25, 2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Robin Wright
Journalist, The New Yorker / Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace

Monday, October 23, 2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Bob Beckel & Cal Thomas / Common Ground
Can a liberal strategist and CNN pundit and a conservative columnist and FOX News panelist get along?

Monday, November 13, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Ian Bremmer
Eurasia Group, Foreign-affairs columnist for TIME Magazine, CNN/BBC

Monday, November 27, 2017
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Theresa Payton
“Hunted” TV series, Former White House chief information officer, Internet security expert

Monday, January 8, 2018
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Scott Kelly
Astronaut, “Year In Space”

Monday, February 5, 2018
Thursday, February 8, 2018

David Cameron
Former UK Prime Minister

Monday, March 5, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Anderson Cooper
Journalist, CNN/CBS

Monday, April 2, 2018
Thursday, April 5, 2018


The series is sold on a subscription basis only: $552 (Orchestra), $432 (Dress Circle). Tickets to individual events are not available.

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Additional time info:

8pm, Performances are 90 minutes with no intermission.


Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium

10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903

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