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El Portal Theatre

Minimum wage: The future of the hourly worker in LA (#AT30)

Not even the current state of Hollywood’s film business can match the drama of the minimum wage debate in Los Angeles. More

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

BALLETNOW

BalletNOW™ is a significant endeavor and first time partnership with Herman Cornejo and Roberto Bolle, Principals of American Ballet Theatre, stepping into the roles of Artistic Directors. More

Rose Bowl

6th Annual LA Street Food Fest

The LA Street Food Fest is back at the Rose Bowl to bring more world class, award-winning top chefs and restaurants, gourmet trucks, street stands and carts and more, all in one place and for one price for summer fun. You can sample signature bites from a curated selection of 150+ street food vendors from gourmet food trucks, old school carts and stands to celebrity chefs, and street inspired dishes from LA’s best restaurants. More

Mark Taper Forum

Matilda The Musical

"Matilda The Musical" is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, "Matilda" continues to entertain sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London’s West End. The Wall Street Journal says, “The makers of Matilda have done the impossible – triumphantly! It is smart, sweet, zany and stupendous fun.” More

NASA

The Crawford Family Forum

Planetary Radio LIVE: New Horizons has a date with Pluto

After sailing across the solar system for over nine years, on July 14th NASA’s New Horizons will finally have its close encounter with Pluto. 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

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The Crawford Family Forum

Pulling back the blue curtain: When should we have access to police records?

Ferguson…Baltimore…North Charleston…Los Angeles – sites of police shootings that point to the tension between accountability and privacy. Public access to records – especially those of law enforcement – is an increasing source of questions and conflict between citizens and government agencies. More

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, South Coast Plaza

Kite Festival at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Workshops, demonstrations and more at the future site of OCMA. Discover the origins of kite flying in ancient China and learn tricks from today’s pros. Food truck onsite. Free to the public. More

NASA

The Crawford Family Forum

E = mc2: how Einstein’s theory of relativity changed everything

Relativity.  It's nearly as famous as the physicist who rocked the world when he revealed it, first with the special theory in 1905, and then with his General Theory of Relativity published November 25, 1915. 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