||Smart Talk Media Presents:
2012 SmartTalk ConnectedConversations
January 14 - May 24, 2012
Procter & Gamble Hall
With names like Tim Gunn, Andie MacDowell and Arianna Huffington sharing their triumphs, experiences and amazing life stories, the 2012 series in Cincinnati is sure to be amazing this year! A celebrity-based spoken word series, SmartTalk ConnectedConversations™ connects the most intriguing and influential speakers of today with audiences in an intimate theatrical setting.
While providing audiences with a powerful evening unlike any other, SmartTalk encourages women of all ages to reconnect with themselves and the people they care about. It's an opportunity to break away, renew and enjoy these special moments together -- attend with your mothers, daughters, friends and colleagues. Share a subscription or give one as a gift. Spend five nights out of the year sharing, learning, laughing and maybe even shedding a tear as you feel the transformation that real, smart talk is all about.
All presentations begin at 7:30pm with doors opening at 6:30pm for the pre-show and free hors d'oeuvres for series subscribers. Each SmartTalk event closes with a Question and Answer period during which time the speaker answers audience questions. THIS YEAR subscribers qualify for substantial prizes! Then following the show there is a chance to attend the VIP reception where you can meet the speaker and have a photo taken with them.
This year's exciting lineup of speakers includes:
Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 7:30pm
Gunn's Golden Rules
Tim Gunn of Project Runway fame and New York Times best-selling author has been an intricate part of fashion for more than 25 years. Currently he is the Chief Creative Officer of Liz Claiborne, Inc. His latest project is The Revolution, a daily show about health and lifestyle transformations which is scheduled to premiere January 2012. Whether he's working in fashion, running a fashion design school department, writing books and articles, appearing on television or supporting his charities, Tim Gunn 'makes it work' and does it all with style!
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 7:30pm
On Becoming Fearless...in Love, Work and Life
If there ever has been a fearless woman it would be Arianna Huffington. In 2005 she launched a widely read and cited online news site called 'The Huffington Post'. Along with this she is a nationally syndicated columnist and an author of 13 books. She has had numerous guest appearances on television as well as served on several boards promoting community solutions to social problems. It's no wonder Time Magazine listed her as one of the top 100 most influential people not once but TWICE!
Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 7:30pm
Surviving Life, Love and American Idol
You’ve seen her on American Idol, Platinum Hit and now debuting as Roxie in Chicago. As one of the most successful contemporary songwriters and music executives in the world, Kara's songs have appeared on more than 159 million albums. Kara is also an established record producer, record executive, and music publisher. And now you can add author to the list as she recently released her book A Helluva High Note: Surviving Life, Love and American Idol this past April.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 7:30pm
Seeing No Limitations
Seeing no limitations in accomplishing all she sets her mind to, Vy has achieved some very impressive milestones including being the first black female radio personality in the prime time New York City market. She was also the first woman in advertising sales at Ebony magazine, the first black woman to produce a drama on Broadway and the first black female writer, producer, director of the longest-running Off-Broadway musical in the history of American theatre. All this and she is the CEO of The Mama Foundation as featured on 60 Minutes.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 7:30pm
Acting As A Way Of Life
Andie MacDowell has established herself as an accomplished actress in a career that shows no signs of slowing down. Her undeniable charm and talent has resulted in worldwide recognition. She has acted in hits such as Groundhog Day, St Elmo's Fire, and Unstrung Heroes. She earned the title of #1 female box office draw worldwide with her performance in Four Weddings and a Funeral as well as receiving Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Actress as well as a Golden Globe nomination for Sex, Lies and Videotape. Along with acting you can find her dedicating her life to healthy heart awareness including teaming up with 'Time to Talk Cardio' which helps you get the most out of your medical visits!
For more information please visit www.smarttalkwomen.com
$369.00 - $99.00
Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 621-2787
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Procter & Gamble Hall
The Aronoff Center's largest theater seats 2,719, has a fully-equipped stage, state-of-the-art sound and lighting and a beautiful ceiling studded with 3,000 fiber optic lenses that create a starlight effect. The rich color scheme of terra-cotta, teal and ochre is accented with brass trim and cherry wood. Excellent sightlines and comfortable seating add to the enjoyment of any event.