The Crawford Family Forum

From LA to Shanghai: Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz on life in China

The Pacific Ocean is not all that separates Los Angeles from Shanghai, the city that serves as the financial hub of communist China. But despite differences in language, politics and time zones, Los Angeles and Shanghai have more in common than you may think. More

Patricia Nazario/KPCC

The Crawford Family Forum

The Race for District 5: An AirTalk debate

The most important vote those in LA County will cast this June is arguably NOT one for president, but for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Two longtime Republican members step down from the Board this year, a result of term limits passed in 2002 limiting supervisors to three terms of four years. More

Largo at the Coronet

The Black Version

The Black Version performs at Largo at the Coronet Theatre on the last Saturday of every month. The show begins when the director asks the audience to suggest a popular/iconic film title and then the cast, right there on the spot, improvise the “black version” of that film. More

The Autry in Griffith Park

2016 Spring NKLA (No-Kill Los Angeles) Super Adoption

You can adopt a dog, cat, puppy, or kitten during Best Friends’ N K L A Super Adoption, presented by BOBS from Skechers. With hundreds of dogs and cats from dozens of rescue groups and shelters, all pets are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped. More

Hollywood Lutheran Church

"Sanctuary" by Metropolitan Master Chorale

The Metropolitan Master Chorale presents the concert ‘Sanctuary.”  The chorale will perform music from the Renaissance to the 21st century, including songs that explore the idea of personal sanctuary, such as eating breakfast in bed on Saturday mornings, taking a walk to see a beautiful sunset, enjoying music, spending time with family, or dancing. More

Libbey Bowl

70th Ojai Music Festival

The Ojai Music Festival marks its 70th year in 2016 and to curate this milestone, Artistic Director Thomas W. Morris has invited opera and theater director Peter Sellars to serve as Music Director. More

The Montalban Theatre

I Only Have Eyes for You

Straight from his turn as Elder Cunningham in “The Book Of Mormon”, Jared Gertner stars as 1930s lyricist Al Dubin in a show that delivers a veritable banquet of great songs. Dubin was one of the premier songwriters of Hollywood’s Golden Age. More

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La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Celebrate Election Day with KPCC’s #WhyIVoted party

The California Primary is June 7, and we’re having a party – complete with free KPCC goodies, refreshments, a photo booth, crafts and a chance to share your thoughts with fellow Angelenos on our mobile recording booth. More

Susanica Tam/For KPCC

Brookhurst Community Center

Homeless in OC: Long-term housing solutions for a growing population

Orange County’s homeless population has grown by roughly 5 percent over the last two years, according to the county’s last homeless count. Meanwhile, deaths among the homeless are also increasing. More

Stock photo by Dhrupad Bezboruah via Flickr Creative Commons

Tateuchi Democracy Forum

Micro-living: Blueprinting LA's future

L.A. residents have some of the highest rents in the country, and as costs continue to climb many are having to look for more affordable housing. One option is micro-living. More