Past Crawford Family Forum Events

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NEXT: Our Inevitable Future | Science and Technology as Global Game Changers

Science and technology are converging to change the global game. More

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The One: James Brown’s life, music, legacy

When Godfather of Soul James Brown passed in December 2006, he was hailed as the “most sampled man in the biz”. More

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MARS - Why Earthlings are So-o-o Obsessed!

Mars… the Red Planet fascinates scientists, kids, sci-fi writers, geeks of all kinds, and you and me. More

Jimi Avila

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Between the Beats - Chicano Batman

Join KPCC’s Steve Martin at the Crawford Family Forum for an evening of live music and conversation with the soulful stylings of Chicano Batman. More

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Sex and Gender, in Sports and Beyond

Sex was why South African 800m runner and Olympic gold contender Caster Semenya was arguably the world’s most talked-about athlete a few years ago. More

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Art for Whose Sake? The nexus of news, art-making, and message

Off-Ramp's John Rabe hosted this lively conversation about such works' influence outside galleries and among everyday people. More

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Care to Dare: a challenge to high performance leaders

Bond with people, be accessible, develop talent, drive change, encourage risk…these are just a few marks of high performance leadership as outlined by George Kohlrieser. More

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Bob and the Monster - Film screening and conversation

Bob Forrest made his name in L.A.’s mid-80’s/early-90’s rock scene, singing and writing for cult bands Thelonious Monster and The Bicycle Thief. More

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Weighing In: Addressing youth obesity in LA County

America’s obesity problem hits close to home: today, over half of LA County’s adult population is overweight or obese. More

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Need a Place to Call Home: Life on the streets

Men, women, and children living on the streets, in their cars, or on the floors of friends – on any given day in Los Angeles County more than 50,000 people are homeless. More