KPCC's Mohn Broadcast Center/Crawford Family Forum

Community Open House

Join us for KPCC’s Community Open House!  Take photos with your favorite public radio hosts and reporters (Larry Mantle! Alex Cohen! A Martinez!), meet and mingle with fellow KPCC fans, enjoy food and drinks on us, enter to win giveaways, tour the broadcast studios, and much more. More

Valley Performing Arts Center

Shadowland by Pilobolus

Created by famed dance company Pilobolus, "Shadowland" is a first-of-its-kind performance combining legendary modern dance with high-energy, fast-paced multimedia, merging front-of-screen choreography with projected images and moving screens of different sizes and shapes. "Shadowland" tells the story of a teenage girl, longing for her independence, with nowhere for her thoughts to go but to her dreams. She sleeps, only to wake to something incredible lurking behind her bedroom wall – her shadow. Walls spin, darkness swallows the girl, and she’s off on a journey into Shadowland. More

Courtesy of Tim Durfee and Ben Hooker

Crawford Family Forum

Fast Forward: The Post-Geographic City

Want to know the latest on a story making news headlines? Social media can help. Need groceries or need a doctor, but don’t want to leave the house? There’s an app for that.  Want to make some cash from renting your home or driving your car? Welcome to the sharing economy. More

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Cross Campus

Hack the Vote: Election pro tips

For many, this election season has been overwhelming, to say the least. From the presidential race to local elections, the prospect of voting in November can be daunting. In California there are three notable congressional races, 17 statewide ballot propositions and hundreds of  local races and ballot measures. More

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)

All About Art: Enrique Castrejon

Los Angeles based artist Enrique Castrejon discusses recent projects, including "UNO en Otro, Otro en Otro, Otro en UNO: A Fantastic Tale," which is currently on view at MOLAA. Introduction by Edward Hayes, Jr. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

District 5 runoff: An AirTalk Debate

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors wields tremendous power, so the races to fill its two open seats are worth watching this November. Voters will decide who will replace Supervisors Don Knabe and Mike D. More

Paramount Pictures Studios

VR on the Lot

The VR Society presents “VR on the Lot,” a two-day content, technology, and education summit October 13th and 14th at Paramount Studios.  Directors Robert Stromberg and Bryan Signer will join Hollywood and Silicon Valley leaders in a summit charting the course for building virtual reality into a sustainable and vibrant creative business. More

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)

Latin American Lifestyles: The Origins Of Mole

Scholar Griselda Suárez and Chef Luis Navarro will introduce you to the mythical and cultural origins of Mole, Mexico’s famed sauce, ranging from red to green and every color in between. More

Photo by Craig Schwartz

Mark Taper Forum

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at the Mark Taper Forum

Ambition and art collide with the business of the blues in this red hot play filled with music that made the '20s roar. August Wilson’s "Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom" is set in 1927 Chicago during a recording session at a white-owned studio with the legendary singer—inspired by real-life Mother of the Blues Gertrude "Ma" Rainey. Phylicia Rashad directs this groundbreaking play with a powerhouse cast led by Lillias White, Keith David, and Glynn Turman all returning to the Taper from "Joe Turner’s Come and Gone." More