CA – Gabrielle Union Signing

Actress Gabrielle Union appears in conversation with Cari Champion at the Grove’s Barnes & Noble on Monday, October 23rd at 7:00 PM for The Real Life Book Club Tour in celebration of We’re Going to Need More Wine.

In this moving collection of thought provoking essays infused with her unique wisdom and deep humor, Union uses that same fearlessness to tell astonishingly personal and true stories about power, color, gender, feminism, and fame. Union tackles a range of experiences, including bullying, beauty standards, and competition between women in Hollywood, growing up in white California suburbia and then spending summers with her black relatives in Nebraska, coping with crushes, puberty, and the divorce of her parents. Genuine and perceptive, Union bravely lays herself bare, uncovering a complex and courageous life of self-doubt and self-discovery with incredible poise and brutal honesty.

This is a wristbanded event. A wristband will be issued on a first come, first serve basis to customers who purchase We’re Going to Need More Wine from Barnes & Noble at The Grove beginning October 23rd at 9am
• Limit 1 wristband per book
• Personalization will not be available
• Candid photos from the line
• Posed photos and selfies will not be available
• Gabrielle will only sign We’re Going to Need More Wine
• Gabrielle will not sign any memorabilia

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Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
(323) 525-0270

NYC – Gabrielle Union’s Real Life Book Club Tour

Actress Gabrielle Union appears in conversation with WNYC’s incomparable 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams at the Gramercy Theatre on Tuesday, October 17th at 7:00 PM. Tickets available at the link…

Press Release:

For years Hollywood had been yearning for an insightful and strong female actor to stand up for the throngs of women harassed and abused in the world of showbiz; Gabrielle Union answered the call and has since become the voice of the victims of sexual violence. Now she’s here with a collection of powerful essays on gender, sexuality, race, beauty, film, and what it means to be a modern woman.

In this series Gabrielle has shared not only wonderful think-pieces, but also deeply personal tales from her life. She covers everything from the unfair beauty standards foisted upon women to how she coped with her parent’s divorce. Intimate and honest, she is a reminder to the world that community and ethics are the keys to a better world.

Gabrielle Union is an actress remembered for her breakthrough role in the film Bring It On. Union has starred in such films as The Brothers, The Birth of a Nation, Daddy’s Little Girls, Think Like a Man, and Sleepless. Union also stars in the BET drama series Being Mary Jane, for which she has received critical acclaim and an NAACP Image Award.

Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress whom Vulture.com, Essence, and Esquire have named one of the top comedians to watch. Recently, she created and starred in Refinery29’s web series Woke Bae and, alongside Jessica Williams of The Daily Show, she is the creator and costar of the hit WNYC podcast 2 Dope Queens as well as the creator and host of the new WNYC podcast Sooo Many White Guys. You can read her weekly musings about race, gender, and pop culture on her blog, Blaria.com (aka Black Daria). Visit Phoebe’s website at www.phoeberobinson.com

Jessica Williams is a talented comedian, writer and performer who has garnered the attention of television audiences with her influential voice, perspective, and wit around pop culture conversations in media. Williams can currently be seen in The Incredible Jessica James, opposite Chris O’Dowd. In April 2016, Williams launched a podcast, 2 Dope Queens, with her best friend and fellow comedian Phoebe Robinson. In 2012 Williams joined the cast of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show as the first African American woman and youngest correspondent to date. Williams led numerous comedic yet thought-provoking segments on hot button topics such as police brutality, transgender rights, sexism in politics and race. Williams’ other television credits include HBO’s hit series Girls, where she starred as ‘Karen,’ Hannah Horvath’s work friend in season three.

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The Gramercy Theatre
127 E 23rd St, New York, New York 10010
(212) 614-6932

MN – Kevin Hart Appearance

Comedian Kevin Hart appears at the Mall of America on Sunday, June 11th at 1:00 PM.

Press Release:

From comedian, to movie star to now, a book author, Kevin Hart is stopping by to sign copies of his newest book “I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons.” Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller. The question you’re probably asking yourself right now is: What does Kevin Hart have that a book also has? Grab a friend and come find out the answer. Hope to see you there!

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Mall of America
118 E. Broadway Suite 238, Bloomington, MN 55425
952-854-1455

CA – Kevin Hart Appearance

Comedian Kevin Hart appears at the Grove’s Barnes & Noble on Monday, June 12th at 7:00 PM.

Press Release:

Award-winning actor, Superstar comedian and Hollywood box office star, Kevin Hart can now add author to his list of accomplishments as he turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.

Like Ernest Hemingway, J.K. Rowling, and Chocolate Droppa before him, was able to defy the odds and turn it around. In his literary debut, he takes the reader on a journey through what his life was, what it is today, and how he’s overcome each challenge to become the man he is today.

His films, including Central Intelligence, Think Like A Man, Get Hard, Ride Along, The Wedding Ringer, and The Secret Life Of Pets have earned over $3.5 billion at the box office. His stand-up comedy tours, including Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain, and Kevin Hart: What Now?, have sold-out arenas and football stadiums, leading Forbes to name him the “king of comedy.” He is also the first comedian with a Nike sneaker line; a television producer, creating the BET show Real Husbands of Hollywood and the Laugh Out Loud Network; and CEO of Hartbeat Productions. Man, This guy is busy!!!

Well now you have the chance to meet Kevin Hart! And not just meet him…. you can get a signed copy of his book and have a photo taken with him! How you ask? Easy…. just follow the guidelines below.

This is a wristbanded event.
A wristband will be issued on a first come, first serve basis to customers who purchase a presigned copy of I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons from Barnes & Noble at The Grove beginning June 12th at 9am
• Limit 1 wristband per book.
• All books will be presigned by Kevin Hart
• Additional personalization will not be available
• Every fan will get a picture with Kevin taken by our photographer
• Pictures can be retrieved for FREE after the event at kevinhartbook.photos
• No personal photography
• No memorabilia
• Check back for more details as they become available

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Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
(323) 525-0270

FL – Kevin Hart Appearance

Comedian Kevin Hart appears at Books & Books on Friday June 9th at 7:00 PM.

Superstar comedian and Hollywood box office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.

AUTOGRAPHING ONLY with Comedian Kevin Hart

Here’s how you can plan to meet him:

– Purchase a copy of I CAN’T MAKE THIS UP at any Books & Books location.

– You will receive a voucher upon purchase.

– Keep that voucher safe and bring it with you the night of the signing.

– With that voucher, you’ll get a wristband and a place in line.

– Then, you’ll get a copy of the book, pre-signed by Kevin.

– Strike a Pose: Every fan will have a professional photograph taken that night that is retrievable at kevinhartbook.photos

– No personal photographs with cell phones or digital cameras allowed.

– You can bring your friends but each one must purchase a copy of the book in order to join the line with you.

– You must be present that night to claim your signed book.

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Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
305.442.4408

DC – Kevin Hart Appearance

Comedian Kevin Hart appears at Politics & Prose on Thursday, June 8th at 7:00 PM.

Pre-order a signed copy of his new memoir, I Can’t Make This Up, to get a professionally taken photo with superstar comedian Kevin Hart! Please note that this evening does not include an author talk.

Here’s how it works:

Your purchase of one copy of I Can’t Make This Up equals one ticket for the photo line. Say cheese!

Pre-signed books can be ordered online, over the phone, or in-store. Order online here: http://www.politics-prose.com/event/book/kevin-hart-i-cant-make-life-lessons

Turn up on the night and pick up your ticket to get in line–you’ll get your book following your pic with Kevin.

Your picture with Kevin Hart will be a professional photograph that you’ll recieive after the event. Selfie lovers, please note no personal photographs with cell phones or digital cameras.

Please note, we cannot accept pre-orders for those not coming to the event.

About the book:

Dubbed “the king of comedy” by Forbes, Hart, a stand-up comedian and actor who has starred in Central Intelligence, Think Like a Man, and many others film, started with the odds stacked against him. Born in North Philadelphia, Hart felt unwanted by his abusive mother and drug-addicted father. He could have become a crack dealer, like his brother. Instead, he found another way, in part by finding other ways to look at life and his options. Hart’s memoir is as inspirational as it is funny, and demonstrates how crucial it is to believe in yourself. Following his achievements as a performer, Hart has become the CEO of HartBeat Productions.

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Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
202-364-1919

NYC – Kevin Hart Appearance

Comedian Kevin Hart appears at Union Square’s Barnes & Noble on Monday, June 5th at 7:00 PM.

Press Release:

Award-winning actor, Superstar comedian and Hollywood box office star, Kevin Hart can now add author to his list of accomplishments as he turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.

Like Ernest Hemingway, J.K. Rowling, and Chocolate Droppa before him, was able to defy the odds and turn it around. In his literary debut, he takes the reader on a journey through what his life was, what it is today, and how he’s overcome each challenge to become the man he is today.

His films, including Central Intelligence, Think Like A Man, Get Hard, Ride Along, The Wedding Ringer, and The Secret Life Of Pets have earned over $3.5 billion at the box office. His stand-up comedy tours, including Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain, and Kevin Hart: What Now?, have sold-out arenas and football stadiums, leading Forbes to name him the “king of comedy.” He is also the first comedian with a Nike sneaker line; a television producer, creating the BET show Real Husbands of Hollywood and the Laugh Out Loud Network; and CEO of Hartbeat Productions.

This is a wrist-banded event.
A wristband will be issued on a first come, first serve basis to customers who purchase a pre-signed copy of I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons from Barnes & Noble at Union Square beginning June 5th at 9am
• Limit 1 wristband per book.
• All books will be pre-signed by Kevin Hart
• Additional personalization will not be available
• Every fan will get a picture with Kevin taken by our photographer
• Pictures can be retrieved for FREE after the event at kevinhartbook.photos
• No personal photography
• No memorabilia
• Check back for more details as they become available

RSVP on Facebook!

Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810