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NEW “Twilight Talks” Event

SEPT 18, 2024 | 7:00 PM | CLOVIS VETERANS MEMORIAL DISTRICT

H.R. McMaster

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General &
Former National Security Advisor

“Securing Our Future”

Lt. General H. R. McMaster, with a distinguished career in military leadership and global security, is a beacon of wisdom. Having been recognized among TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” McMaster is known for his expertise as a “warrior intellectual.”

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NEW “Twilight Talks” Event

JAN 21, 2025 | 7:00 PM | MERCEDES EDWARDS THEATRE

Keller Rinaudo Cliffton

Founder and CEO of Zipline

“From Sky to Supply”

Join us for an electrifying exploration of Keller Rinaudo Cliffton’s groundbreaking work in robotics and healthcare. Revolutionizing drone technology, Cliffton’s drones deliver life-saving medical supplies and essential consumer products, reshaping our world.

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NEW “Twilight Talks” Event

JAN 21, 2025 | 7:00 PM | MERCEDES EDWARDS THEATRE

Keller Rinaudo Cliffton

Founder and CEO of Zipline

“From Sky to Supply”

Join us for an electrifying exploration of Keller Rinaudo Cliffton’s groundbreaking work in robotics and healthcare. Revolutionizing drone technology, Cliffton’s drones deliver life-saving medical supplies and essential consumer products, reshaping our world.

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Daytime Speaker Series

OCT 16, 2024 | 10:30 AM | WILLIAM SAROYAN THEATRE

Scott Pelley

60 Minutes Correspondent

“Truth Worth Telling”

Take an exciting journey with Scott Pelley, a renowned investigative reporter, news anchor, and bestselling author. With over 40 years of experience, Scott has bravely reported from global hotspots like Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

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Daytime Speaker Series

NOV 20, 2024 | 10:30 AM | WILLIAM SAROYAN THEATRE

Nate Mook

Humanitarian and Former CEO
of World Central Kitchen

“Turning Ideas Into Impact”

Don’t miss this enlightening session with Nate Mook, a dynamic leader and visionary entrepreneur, known for turning ideas into real-world impact. Nate collaborated closely with Chef José Andrés, providing meals to disaster-stricken communities and revolutionizing food resilience.

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Daytime Speaker Series

NOV 20, 2024 | 10:30 AM | WILLIAM SAROYAN THEATRE

Nate Mook

Humanitarian and Former CEO
of World Central Kitchen

“Turning Ideas Into Impact”

Don’t miss this enlightening session with Nate Mook, a dynamic leader and visionary entrepreneur, known for turning ideas into real-world impact. Nate collaborated closely with Chef José Andrés, providing meals to disaster-stricken communities and revolutionizing food resilience.

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Daytime Speaker Series

JAN 15, 2025 | 10:30 AM | WILLIAM SAROYAN THEATRE

Jeff Atmajian

Film Orchestrator, Composer and Arranger

“The Magic of Music in Films”

Experience the enchantment of the world of film music. Jeff Atmajian, a native Fresnan, will reveal the secrets of how music transforms the silver screen, captivating audiences and evoking emotions.

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Daytime Speaker Series

FEB 19, 2025 | 10:30 AM | WILLIAM SAROYAN THEATRE

Joy Harjo

23rd U.S. Poet Laureate and Member of the Muscogee Nation

“Beyond Words”

Revel in the incredible story of Joy Harjo, a luminary in poetry, storytelling, and activism! As a member of the Muscogee Nation, Joy’s voice elevates the American language, culture, and soul.

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Daytime Speaker Series

FEB 19, 2025 | 10:30 AM | WILLIAM SAROYAN THEATRE

Joy Harjo

23rd U.S. Poet Laureate and Member of the Muscogee Nation

“Beyond Words”

Revel in the incredible story of Joy Harjo, a luminary in poetry, storytelling, and activism! As a member of the Muscogee Nation, Joy’s voice elevates the American language, culture, and soul.

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Daytime Speaker Series

MAR 19, 2025 | 10:30 AM | WILLIAM SAROYAN THEATRE

Michael McFaul

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Stanford Professor, and Consultant

“Navigating Troubled Times”

Gain insights from Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, esteemed professor, and acclaimed author, as he unpacks the complexities of international affairs and the evolving relationship between the United States, Russia, and China.

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Daytime Speaker Series

APR 16, 2025 | 10:30 AM | WILLIAM SAROYAN THEATRE

Jane Fonda

Iconic American Actor and Activist

“Resilience, Passion, and Purpose”

Experience Jane Fonda’s extraordinary journey and the transformative power of embracing life’s “third act.” Two-time Oscar-winning actor, bestselling author, and dedicated activist, Jane’s impact is unparalleled.

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Daytime Speaker Series

APR 16, 2025 | 10:30 AM | WILLIAM SAROYAN THEATRE

Jane Fonda

Iconic American Actor and Activist

“Resilience, Passion, and Purpose”

Experience Jane Fonda’s extraordinary journey and the transformative power of embracing life’s “third act.” Two-time Oscar-winning actor, bestselling author, and dedicated activist, Jane’s impact is unparalleled.

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