An Evening With George Takei: “Star Trek” Legend, Activist and Social Media Icon

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 7:00pm

Great Hall, Valley Performing Arts Center
$5 for students, faculty and staff
An Evening with George Takei | Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m.

You don’t want to miss this semester’s must-see lecture featuring the one and only George Takei…boldly going where no guest speaker has gone before. 

During his legendary career, George Takei has acted in many notable works, including his signature role as “Hikaru Sulu” in “Star Trek: The Original Series” and six “Star Trek” films. But there’s so much more to his extraordinary life story. Be there as he takes the stage for an unforgettable evening where you will hear all about his childhood imprisonment and fascinating rise to stardom as an actor, equal rights activist, social media icon and best-selling author of “Oh Myyy! There Goes the Internet”.

Experience George Takei, live on stage, bringing a powerful and entertaining voice to issues ranging from politics to pop culture. You’ll hear all about his incredible journey from being wrongfully imprisoned as a child by the U.S government in its interment camps for Japanese citizens during World War II to “Star Trek” fame and becoming one of the country’s leading figures in the fight for social justice, LGBTQ rights and marriage equality.

Tickets are just $5 for students, faculty and staff with a current CSUN ID, available at the VPAC Ticket Office. Limit two tickets per CSUN ID.