“One of the funniest people in America” according to “CBS Sunday Morning,” Andy Borowitz will discuss his book, Profiles in Ignorance: How America’s Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber, at The Progressive Forum Thursday, September 21, at 7:30 p.m.
Progressive Forum Presents Heather Cox Richardson in Houston, October 19, 2023
Acclaimed historian with more than 2 million avid readers of her daily newsletter, Letters from an American, Heather Cox Richardson will discuss her upcoming book, Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America, at The Progressive Forum, Thursday October 19, at 7:30 p.m.
Progressive Forum Presents Michael Pollan in Houston, November 9, 2023
The author of several #1 New York Times bestsellers, Michael Pollan returns to The Progressive Forum to discuss his book, How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, Thursday, November 9, at 7:30 p.m. CT. at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theater.
Pollan’s books will be on sale, and he will sign books at the evening’s conclusion.
Progressive Forum Presents Douglas Brinkley in Houston, November 10, 7:30 p.m. CT
New York Times best-selling author and acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley will discuss his upcoming book, Silent Spring Revolution: John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Great Environmental Awakening, at The Progressive Forum Thursday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. CT.
Progressive Forum Presents Lt. Col. (retired) Alexander Vindman in Houston, October 13, 7:30 p.m. CT
Lt. Col. (retired) Alexander Vindman, the man of conscience who reported President Trump’s “perfect call” that led to presidential impeachment, will discuss his book, Here, Right Matters: An American Story, at The Progressive Forum Thursday, October, 13 at 7:30 p.m. CT.
Paid ticket holders at the event will receive a free copy of his book, a retail value of $17.99. The book partner is Blue Willow Bookshop.
Progressive Forum Presents Karen Armstrong in Houston September 12, 7:30 p.m. CT
Acclaimed religious historian Karen Armstrong is returning to The Progressive Forum for the American launch event of her upcoming book, Sacred Nature: Restoring Our Ancient Bond with the Natural World, on Monday, September 12, at 7:30 p.m. CT.
Paid ticket holders at the event will receive a free copy of her book, a retail value of $28. The book partner is Blue Willow Bookshop.
Progressive Forum Presents Nikole Hannah-Jones in Houston, August 24, 7:30 p.m. CT
Pulitzer Prize winner Nikole Hannah-Jones will discuss her book, New York Times number one bestseller The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story, at The Progressive Forum Wednesday, August 24, at 7:30 p.m. CT.
Progressive Forum Presents Neuroscientist David Eagleman in Houston, April 28, 7:30 p.m. CT
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One of the world’s leading science communicators, Stanford University neuroscientist and best-selling author David Eagleman, will discuss his latest book about brain plasticity, Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain, at The Progressive Forum on Thursday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. CT.
The event is in Houston at Congregation Emanu El, 1500 Sunset Blvd. Tickets are available online at ProgressiveForumHouston.org, and at 800-514-3849 Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST. They will also be available at the door on event night. General admission tickets are $45 and $70 for side and middle sections, respectively. Tickets for reserved seats and speaker reception are $150.
All ticket buyers attending will receive a free copy of Livewired.