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Pen Pals Lecture
Order by phone at 612-543-8112 or online below.

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.

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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

Purchase Evening Subscription


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

Purchase Evening Subscription + Reception


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

Purchase Daytime Subscription

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.

Purchase Flex Subscription

*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.

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