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NSC February 2021 Events Calendar!

Join us this month for the National Steinbeck Center’s premier global virtual events. You can join us from your desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone as we continue to deliver impactful programming exploring the condition of humanity and our common dignity and welfare through convening and facilitating global conversations around relevant topics, inviting exploration of ideas and respect for all perspectives to contribute in the discussion.
REGISTER TODAY FOR THESE FREE WEBCAST EVENTS at the links below. If you should have any questions, please email for more information.
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Inspired Talks: Ed Carter
Join us for our newest Inspired Talk with ED CARTER, Documentary Curator of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Archive .
The Inspired Talks series invites authors, scholars, artists, musicians, and more to discuss their inspiration, their process and celebrate the timeless themes of John Steinbeck’s writing.
Ed Carter has been the Documentary Curator of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Archive since 1994.  Carter curated the film series Oscar’s Docs, 1941-2009, the first ever complete retrospective of Academy Award winning Documentaries.
On his podcast, “Everybody is Interesting,” he interviews friends and filmmakers.
Join us to find out more about his fascinating career and his surprising connection to John Steinbeck on February 11th at 5pm!
Steinbeck Center – Steinbeck BDay FINAL!
Steinbeck’s Birthday Bingo Party Fundraiser!
Join us as we celebrate John Steinbeck’s Birthday with a night of Steinbeck Bingo and music featuring DJ Fil from Filco! Donate just $5 or more to get your Bingo Card and win prizes like shirts, books, and even a NARM level Membership!
Saturday, February 27th at 5pm PST!
The FIRST 25 guests who donate $25 or more will receive a Special Thank You Gift from the National Steinbeck Center!