Season subscribers save 20% on their purchases. The 2014-15 Pen Pals season offers an eclectic range of presenters from different genres who have collectively written, critiqued or created thousands of books.
• Joyce Carol Oates in conversation with literary critic Michael Dirda: Oct. 2, 2014, 7:30 PM (SOLD OUT)*
• Doris Kearns Goodwin: Oct. 23, 2014, 7:30 PM & Oct. 24, 2014, 11 AM
• Richard Blanco: Mar. 12, 2015, 7:30 PM & Mar. 13, 2015, 11 AM
• Jodi Picoult: Apr. 16, 2015, 7:30 PM & Apr. 17, 2015, 11 AM
• Chip Kidd: May 7, 2015, 7:30 PM & May 8, 2015, 11 AM
*Individual tickets and flex subscriptions are not for sale for the special kick-off event with Joyce Carol Oates. Very limited seating is still available for full evening season subscribers and sponsors.
A pre-show reception is held before each performance with complimentary desserts and coffee, music and book sales. A public signing follows all daytime lectures.
SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS (now on sale)
Purchase your subscription online below, call our box office 612-543-8112 (M – F, 9 AM – 4:30 PM) or mail in your order form to Friends of HCL, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401.
Full Evening Subscriptions to the 5 lectures (includes kick-off event)
Level 1 (Main floor) – $200
Level 2 (Balcony and back section of main floor) – $160
Full Evening Subscription and Receptions (includes kick-off event and post-lecture receptions to all 5 evening lectures):Receptions include appetizers, wine and book signing. Receptions are only offered after evening performances.
Level 1 (Main floor) – $300
Level 2 (Balcony and back section of main floor) – $260
Daytime Only Subscription to the 4 daytime lectures (does NOT include kick-off event)
Level 1 (Main floor) – $160
Level 2 (Balcony and back section of main floor) – $128
Flex Pass Subscription
Purchase tickets to 3 or 4 events and save 20% off your purchase! You can mix evening or daytime performances. Additional member, student or group discounts do not apply.
*Due to event capacity and popular demand, individual ticket and flex pass tickets are not being sold to the special kick-off event with Joyce Carol Oates. Limited seating is still available for new full season subscribers and sponsors.