Some interesting Times Talks events coming up, unfortunately the one I really want to go to is sold out.
2.23.12 Election 2012: Behind the Scenes
Get an insider perspective to the 2012 election and find out what goes on behind the scenes with New York Times correspondents Jim Rutenberg, Jeff Zeleny and Helene Cooper. Moderated by assistant managing editor Rick Berke.
3.13.12 Robert De Niro and Paul Weitz: Collaboration in Film
Robert De Niro and director Paul Weitz discuss their careers and collaboration on the new father/son drama, “Being Flynn.” Moderated by Janet Maslin.
3.20.12 “Mad Men” A Conversation with Creator and Cast
Get an inside look at the new season of “Mad Men” with creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner and cast members Jon Hamm, January Jones, John Slattery, Vincent Kartheiser and Jared Harris. Moderated by Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff.
SOLD OUT — Watch the live Webcast at nytimes.com/artsbeat
4.13.12 A Conversation with Julia Louis-Dreyfus
The actress, best known for “Seinfeld” and “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” discusses her new role as the vice president of the U.S. in the HBO series “Veep.” Interviewed by Bill Carter.
4.17.12 A Conversation with John Cusack
The actor-writer-producer talks about his career and latest role as Edgar Allan Poe in the gothic thriller, “The Raven.” Interviewed by Dave Itzkoff.