Pasadena Convention Center

Better Together: California Teachers Summit 2015

On July 31, more than 20,000 teachers from across the state will gather for Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a one-of-a-kind event designed to help teachers build a powerful network of peers across regions, share best practices and access effective resources to implement the new California Standards. More

California Plaza

Rocky Dawuni & Blitz The Ambassador

Rocky Dawuni is a Ghanaian-born, L.A.-based musician and humanitarian activist Dawuni delivers socially conscious Afro-roots Reggae infused with infectious grooves and positive global vibes. Blitz The Ambassador is a Brooklyn-based hip hop visionary, whose urgent lyrical flow paints vivid socio-political images with powerful horns, mixing seamlessly with turntables, a full band, and beats from his native Ghana. More

The Broad Stage - The Edye

Sandra Tsing Loh’s “The B***h is Back”

Prizewinning author and KPCC radio host Sandra Tsing Loh presents "The B**** is Back: An All-Too Intimate Evening" at The Edye. Inspired by her best-selling memoir "The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones," Loh's solo comedy show is a humorous roller-coaster ride through menopause … and back. More

California Plaza

Gaby Moreno & Jorge Drexler

Singing in both English and Spanish, Guatemalan singer/songwriter Gaby Moreno glides effortlessly between bossa nova and bluesy rock. Then, fall in love with one of Latin America’s most intricate and introspective song writers, Jorge Drexler, celebrated for his Oscar-winning work on "The Motorcycle Diaries." More

Orange County Museum of Art

OC, USA / OC, China: Contemporary Chinese Architecture

Self-guided house tour demonstrating Chinese influence in local architecture followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include architect Alan Hess (AIA), Huffington Post writer Bianca Bosker, Southern California Institute of Architecture professors Mary Ann Ray and Robert Mangurian. More

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Watts Labor Community Action Committee

50 years of Watts: A special live broadcast with Take Two

One of the worst race riots the United States has ever seen started August 11, 1965, in the South L.A. neighborhood of Watts.  More

California Plaza

Classical Remix Feat. Mark De Clive-Lowe

It’s the cool kids that like classical music - especially when it’s sampled, looped, turned around and re-worked. Revered masterpieces from the classical repertoire will be performed by Colburn School Alumni before getting a 21st century treatment. Everything old is new again More

California Plaza

Classical Remix Feat. Daedelus & Alfredo Rodriguez

It’s the cool kids that like classical music - especially when it’s sampled, looped, turned around and re-worked. Revered masterpieces from the classical repertoire will be performed by Colburn School Alumni before getting a 21st century treatment. Everything old is new again. More

Maya Sugarman/KPCC

The Discovery Cube - Orange County

Authenticity and gentrification: The future of identity in Santa Ana and beyond (#AT30)

Santa Ana has long  been a majority-Latino city, with a population that is over 78 percent Hispanic or Latino and about 48 percent of its resident born in another country. But ever since efforts began to revitalize the city’s downtown area almost 30 years ago, there’s been fervent discussion about its changing demographics and whether Santa Ana should embrace its Latino heritage by preserving it, or favor economic development that could stifle unique cultural expression. More

Mark Taper Forum

Bent

Martin Sherman's profound love story takes audiences into the deepest, darkest moments of two gay men’s struggle to survive in Nazi Germany. In the first major U.S. revival since its Broadway premiere in 1979, Moisés Kaufman directs this startling and moving play that illustrates how love can transcend persecution, no matter the cost. More