Past Crawford Family Forum Events

Thorne Hall, Occidental College

A debate over the new LACMA (#3rdLA)

Architect Peter Zumthor’s plan to radically redesign the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has divided critics and architects in L.A. like no other proposal in recent memory. Host Christopher Hawthorne, LACMA director Michael Govan, Carolina Miranda of the Los Angeles Times, and some of the plan’s most committed opponents will gather for a vigorous examination of the plan. More

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3D Printers in the Classroom – design, creativity and tech skills for today’s students

Are 3D printers really the classroom tool of the future? Do students need to be exposed to 3D printing technology to be competitive for jobs? More

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Community Cinema: 'The Homestretch'

The Homestretch a film by Anne de Mare & Kirsten Kelly. More

Photo by Kevin Baird via Flickr Creative Commons

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Society of Professional Journalists presents: Send in the drones

In Los Angeles, the paparazzi work the streets and TV news helicopters take to the skies. But will we soon see the day when journalists routinely rely on drones to get the job done? More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

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NEXT: Solar power - energy of the future?

Your electric bill goes up, or the grid goes down…Is our sun the answer? Host Mat Kaplan and his guests ask “What’s next in solar?” More

Choi Auditorium, Occidental College

City of Quartz at 25 (#3rdLA)

Arguably the most important book written about Los Angeles in the last four decades -- and easily the most controversial -- City of Quartz is about to turn 25. How well does Mike Davis’s polemical, darkly dystopian vision of Los Angeles, which helped shaped the thinking of a generation of regional architects and writers, hold up? As the perfect distillation of Second L. More

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REDCAT

REDCAT and KPCC's The Frame present: Hearing Latino voices in contemporary culture

Even as Latino communities have long been essential parts of our society and culture, it seems that only recently national marketers and political pollsters have noticed that one-sixth of the U.S. population is of Latino or Hispanic heritage. More

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Sunnylands Center & Gardens

The future of California's Republican Party (#AT30)

As AirTalk celebrates 30 years on the air, we look ahead to how political parties will shift in the decades to come. What are the issues that will matter most to voters in 2016? More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

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A night with 'Newshour' — a behind-the-scenes chat with BBC’s Tim Franks

BBC Newshour and Tim Franks are coming to the U.S. as part of a live broadcast tour with a finale stop at KPCC. As part of this visit and after he signs off, our very own Patt Morrison will host Mr. More

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The politics of big data — a Girl Geek dinner

On February 19th, KPCC welcomes back Girl Geek Dinners for an evening discussion on how big data is used in politics and government and the role women and girls interested in STEM could play in the big data movement. More