Arts & Humanities Speakers 139 people


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Branford Marsalis
Jazz Musician
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Geraldine Brooks
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author
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Judy Collins
Legendary Folk Singer & Activist
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Andre Dubus III
NYT Best-Selling Author of 'House of Sand & Fog'
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Michael York
Award-Winning Actor
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Rosie Perez
Actress, Choreographer, Activist and "The View" Co-host
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Terry McMillan
Best-Selling Author of Best Sellers such as "Waiting to Exhale" and "How Stella Got Her Groove Back"
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Anika Noni Rose
Actress & Singer; Voice of Princess Tiana
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Suzanne de Passe
Legendary Motown Producer
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James McBride
New York Times Best-Selling Author & Musician
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Jon Landau
Academy Award-Winning Producer of Titanic & Avatar
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Ken Burns
Historian and Award-Winning FilmMaker
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Michael Beschloss
Presidential Historian, NBC News and PBS NewsHour, New York Times Columnist and #1 Best-Selling Author
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Peter Bogdanovich
Actor, Director & Author
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Spike Lee
Academy Award-Nominated Director, Producer, Writer & Actor; Best Known for "Do the Right Thing" and "Malcolm X"
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Jasmine Guy
Actress of Stage & Screen
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MUSIC FROM CHINA
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Richard Kogan
Concert Pianist & Psychiatrist
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Paul Williams
Grammy Award-Winning Composer
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Mike Park
Musician & Founder, Asian Man Records
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Kandi Burruss
Singer, Songwriter, Producer, and Star of The Real Housewives of Atlanta
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David Mamet
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright
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Michael Emerson
Award-Winning Actor, Lost
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Ben Vereen
Tony Award-Winning Entertainer
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Elizabeth Atkins
Best-Selling Author & Screenwriter
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Kathleen Turner
Actress & Civil Liberties Activist
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Benjamin Zander
Conductor, Teacher, Speaker on The Art of Possibility
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Savion Glover
Tony Award-Winning Tap Dancer, Actor, Choreographer, Savion Glover Productions
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Lisa Cortes
Film and Music Producer, Known for Film "Precious"
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Alfre Woodard
Emmy Award-Winning Actress, Activist for Human Rights
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Brian Dennehy
Tony Award-Winning Actor
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Kirk Franklin
Businessman, America’s Leading Gospel Singer & Motivator
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Sonia Manzano
"Maria" on Sesame Street & Author
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John Edward Hasse, Ph.D.
Award-Winning Music Historian
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Ruby Dee
Award-winning Actress, Writer and Producer
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Jennifer Holliday
Singer and Tony Award-Winning Actress
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John Guare
Dramatist
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Bill Ivey
Former Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts
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Kevin Powell
Writer, Humanitarian, President of BK Nation
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Twyla Tharp
Choreographer & Creativity Cultivator
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Martha Williamson
Martha Williamson is a 20-year veteran of the entertainment industry.
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Will Power
Actor, Rapper, Playwright & Educator
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Roger Nierenberg
Conductor, Author & Creator of "The Music Paradigm"
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Vanessa Williams
Grammy Nominated Singer and Actress, Known for "Soul Food" and "Ugly Betty"
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Mikhail Shvydkoy
Former Russian Minister of Culture
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LL Cool J
Hip-Hop Artist & Actor
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Tony Plana
Actor, Ugly Betty / Education Advocate
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Nelson George
Author / Filmmaker
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Keith Lockhart
Conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra
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Olivia Newton John
Singer, Actress, Breast Cancer Survivor & Philanthropist
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Stockard Channing
Award-Winning Actress
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Jeffrey Lyons
NBC Movie Critic
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Caroline Baron
Award-Winning Producer/Founder of FilmAid.
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Gloria Estefan
Grammy Award-Winning Latin Musician
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Cynthia Nixon
Best Known for her Role on Sex and the City as Miranda Hobbes; Spokesperson for "Act on Red" Health Campaign- Rosacea
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Joy Harjo
Indigenous Poet & Memoirist William Carlos Williams Award NAMMY-winning Musician
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Robin Crow
CEO & Founder of Dark Horse Recording
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Ursula Rucker
Spoken Word Artist
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Antoine Fuqua
Director, ‘Training Day,’ ‘The Equalizer,’ ‘The Magnificent Seven’
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Tamara Hall
Tamara "Tammy" Hall, the owner of Communications Plus, is a professional keynote speaker and workshop presenter. She has spoken to educators, business people, volunteers and students in 40 states and seven Canadian provinces. Her speeches and workshops ar
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Donna Hartley
Cancer, Plane Crash & Heart Disease Survivor
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Bob Hirschfeld
Business Satirist
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Suzie Humphreys
Motivator
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The Color Orange
Cross-Cultural Performance
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Fab 5 Freddy
American visual artist, filmmaker, rapper
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Tiffany Shlain
Filmmaker & Founder of the Webby Awards
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Emmett G. Price
Musician, African American Music Expert & Author
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Jim Laurie
Global Media Consultant and former ABC News Correspondent
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James Spooner
Director & Filmmaker, Afro-Punk
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Daniel Stern
Actor & Social Activist
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One Race, One People, One Peace
A Theatrical Performance
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Chad Hymas
Best-Selling Author, Chad Hymas has been inducted into the National Speaker Hall Of Fame.
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Richard Ferber
Director of the Boston Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders
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Patrick Houlahan
US Marine Corps Instructor Pilot
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Debbie Horwitz
Breast Cancer Survivor / Creator, Myself: Together Again
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Lee Hawkins
Lee Hawkins is a Wall Street Journal staff reporter and has been an on-air contributor at CNBC Television as part of The Journal's content sharing agreement with the network since 2007.
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Leota Blacknor
Director of Urban Marketing for Virgin Records.
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Our Young Black Men are Dying
A Theatrical Performance
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Rob Waldo Waldman
Decorated Fighter Pilot & Power of Relationships and Trust Advocate
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Roger Harrop
The CEO Expert, ex CEO of Forbes quoted top co., SMO expert, outstanding, inspirational, business speaker with big take aways
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Majora Carter
Urban Revitalization Strategist
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Freeman Hrabowski
President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore
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Sean Carroll
Award-Winning Scientist, Author, Educator, and Film Producer
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Kay Koplovitz
Founder of USA Networks, The SYFY Channel, and Game Changing Entrepreneur
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Tyrese Gibson
R&B Singer and Actor; Fast and Furious Franchise
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Sex Love and Other Stuff
A Theatrical Performance
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Jim Pancero
Professional Keynote Speaker, Thought Leader & Sales Expert
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Ron Rash
Best-Selling Author
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Joe Eszterhas
Screenwriter & Cancer Survivor
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Rita Moreno
Award-Winning Actress, Dancer & Singer
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Karina Smirnoff
Professional Dancer on "Dancing with the Stars" & Author of "We're Just Not That Into You: Dating Disasters from the Trenches"
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Deo Mwano
Congolese Refugee
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Black Thought
Tariq Trotter from The Roots
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Ronnie Milsap
Grammy-Winning Country Legend
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Natalie Cole
Grammy Award-Winning Artist
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Capitol Steps
Nationally Acclaimed Political Satire Troupe
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Patti LaBelle
Grammy-Winning Singer & Cookbook Author
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Mick Fleetwood
British Musician and Actor; Founder of Rock Band Fleetwood Mac
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Derrick Ashong
CEO & Founder of Amp.it; Creator of "Take Back the Mic: The World Cup of Hip Hop"
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Naomi Judd
Grammy-Winning Singer
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Olivia Newton John
Singer, Actress, Breast Cancer Survivor & Philanthropist
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Mike Love
Lead Singer and a Founding Member of The Beach Boys.
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Sir George Martin
Award-Winning Producer of the Beatles
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Smokey Robinson
Grammy-Winning Artist
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Steven Tyler
Aerosmith Lead Singer & Former 'American Idol' Judge
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Common
Award-Winning Artist, Actor, Producer, Musician & Writer
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Quincy Jones
Producer / Grammy-Winning Composer
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Mary J. Blige
Grammy Award-Winning Singer, Songwriter & Rapper; Queen of Hip-Hop Soul
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Alice Tan Ridley
The New York Subway Idol
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Gladys Knight
Singer-Songwriter, Actress, "Empress of Soul"
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Kinky Friedman
Political Satirist / Musician
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DJ Drama
America's Top Hip-Hop DJ
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DJ Spooky
DJ, Hip-Hop Artist & Writer
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Simone
Singer & Actress
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Maria Conchita Alonso
Latin Actress & Activist
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Beverly Bond
Founder & CEO of Black Girls Rock!
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Eli Newberger
Pediatrician / Author
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Kimberley Locke
Singer / Television Personality
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Dennis Quaid
Actor / Patient Safety Advocate
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Elaine Hall
Autism Advocate & Founder of The Miracle Project
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Jimmy Wayne
Country Music Artist; NY Times Best Selling Author; Founder of Meet Me Halfway Campaign
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Diane Isaacs
Co-Founder & Creative Director, The Miracle Project
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Giancarlo Esposito
African-Italian American Actor, Director, Producer; Best Known for his Role as Gustavo "Gus" Fring on AMC's Breaking Bad
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Judith Light
Emmy-Winning Actress and Gay Rights Activist
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Lily Tomlin
Actress & Comedian; Star of Neflix's "Grace and Frankie"
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Jeffrey Tambor
Emmy Award-Winning Actor of "Arrested Development," "The Hangover," & For Transgender Role on Amazon's "Transparent"
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Victoria Rowell
Classically trained dancer, actress on "The Cosby Show" and "The Young and the Restless"; Founder of Rowell Foster Children's Positive Plan (RFCPP)
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A Fictional Meeting of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
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Woody Allen
Legendary Director, Screenwriter & Actor
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Al Pacino
Award-Winning Actor
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Patty Duke
Academy Award-Winning Actress
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Samuel L. Jackson
Academy Award Nominated Actor
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Jason Alexander
Star of Seinfeld
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Sandra Bernhard
Actress / Singer / Author
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Mike Tyson
Boxing Heavyweight Champion
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Elaine Hall
Autism Advocate & Founder of The Miracle Project