Sacramento Speakers Series
Wednesday, October 3, 6 p.m., The Community Center Theater, $210-$450
Feel the need for some inspiration? Reserve your spot at the Sacramento Speakers Series and enjoy six sessions of onstage talks and Q&A sessions with influential folks from different fields. The 2017-2018 season starts with actor, author and activist George Takei. Best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek, he’s become popular online with comics and commentary. He’s also known for LGBTQ activism and has spoken about his time living in a Japanese internment camp as a child in the U.S. during World War II. Other speakers including a former Israeli prime minister, a NASA captain, journalists and more will be featured through April 2018. 1301 L Street, www.sacramentospeakers.com.