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Winifred Smith Hall

The future of speech and ‘microaggressions’ on college campuses (#AT30)

The University of California has come under fire this summer for a series of workshops for deans and department heads on so-called microaggressions -- "slights, snubs or insults...that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target people based solely on their marginalized group membership," according to a University memo. More

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Angel City Brewery & Public House

Unknown LA: Navigating ‘LAtitudes, An Angeleno’s Atlas’

Maneuvering L.A.’s complicated history and many layers can prove as difficult as navigating its traffic. In the new book “Latitudes: An Angeleno’s Atlas,” a diverse group of contributors provide new insights into the complexities of the City of Angels—past and present—through lyrical essays and innovative maps. More

Los Angeles Convention Center, West Wing

Politicon Los Angeles

Politicon is a non-partisan comic-con style event for politics and entertainment. Already confirmed to participate in Politicon are James Carville, Meghan McCain, David Axelrod, Newt Gingrich, Jordan Klepper, The Yes Men, Doris Kearns Goodwin and many more. More

The Reef

Artisanal LA Fall Show

With over 200 craft makers, artisans and chefs, Artisanal LA is a destination to discover the latest and greatest small production food makers, unique home goods and more sourced from Southern California and beyond. More

Exposition Park

Best Friends Strut Your Mutt 2015

Join Best Friends Animal Society’s 6th Annual Strut Your Mutt in L.A. This is a fun way to raise money for your favorite local animal welfare group or for Best Friends to help Save Them All. More

Pasadena Central Library

Free Drought-Tolerant Landscape Workshop

Discover how to transform high water-use conventional lawns into beautiful drought tolerant landscapes. Pick up a variety of landscape options in a number of different styles, including designs for parkways. Learn how to remove grass, design the landscape, choose plants and landscape materials and install plants properly. The class will also cover irrigation principles and options, maintaining the landscape and more. Participants will receive detailed information on flowering herbaceous plants, trees and shrubs that work best in residential landscapes. More

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Mohn Broadcast Center

Unheard LA: Step up to the KPCC mic

If you had 30 minutes in front of our mic, what would you talk about? More

East West Players


An American businessman who’s desperately looking to score a lucrative contract for his family’s firm travels to China only to learn how much he doesn’t understand: his translators are unreliable, his consultant may be a fraud, and he is captivated by Xi, the beautiful, seemingly supportive government official who talks the talk – but what is she saying, anyway? From East West Players’ favorite playwright comes an uproarious new comedy. More

Kirk Douglas Theatre

Kansas City Choir Boy

Kansas City Choir Boy tells the story of two lovers in small town America who separate when one goes in search of her destiny and then disappears. Borrowing themes from ancient myth, the show features songs by acclaimed composer/lyricist Todd Almond performed by rock icon Courtney Love and Mr. Almond. More

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The Natural History Museum

StoryCorps returns to Los Angeles

Click here for reservations - available Oct 2 at 10am More