Past KPCC In Person Events

Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts

Unheard LA – live in Whittier (ep.1)

On April 23, KPCC In Person launches “Unheard LA – the stories of where you live,” a dynamic three-show storytelling series showcasing Southern California’s hidden gems and hidden truths: compelling unheard stories of community and identity, struggle and delight. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

Fake News and the First Amendment: How to tell fact from fiction

What is “fake news”? The answer depends on whom you ask. Since the 2016 presidential election, there’s been a sharp rise in the use of the term “fake news” across political and journalistic spectra. More

Tateuchi Democracy Forum

‘National Bird’ – an Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and conversation

Drones are changing the way we conduct war. They’re also transforming the ways in which soldiers experience it. In National Bird, filmmaker Sonia Kennebeck explores the United States’ controversial drone war, providing rare insights through the eyes and experiences of veterans and survivors. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

Race talk: Tackling racism and identity with kids

The 2016 presidential election, high-profile police shootings of black men and women, as well as conversations about diversity in Hollywood have all placed a focus on race, racism and identity in the United States. More

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The Penthouse of NoHo

The myth of "the starving artist”: Reimagining a career in the arts

Young people who dream of careers in the arts often hear skeptical questions from parents and other adults: “How are you going to pay the bills?” “You don’t want to be a starving artist, do you?” More

The Crawford Family Forum

Culture Shift: How to take a company from good to great

In today’s workplace, there’s a new emphasis on open communication, passion and teamwork. But is that enough for a company to succeed? More

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The Crawford Family Forum

Bringing data center stage: The numbers behind arts ed

Management consultant Peter Drucker once said, “What gets measured gets managed.” And it’s often true that in order to tackle a problem, you need data to illuminate the issue. More

Tateuchi Democracy Forum

‘The Bad Kids’ – an Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and conversation

There's an alternative high school in Southern California that's considered a last resort for teenagers who have fallen so far behind in school credits that they have almost no chance of receiving a diploma. More

La Plaza De Cultura y Artes

Election Central: candidates forum and election watch party

Yep. It’s already time for another election in Los Angeles County. On March 7, voters head to the polls to cast ballots on a countywide homeless measure and, depending on where they live, local offices and proposals. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

AirTalk voter cram session: Measures S and H

Though the November election is still fresh in our minds, it’s already time for L.A. voters to turn their attention back to the ballot box. That’s because there’s not one but two elections coming up this spring. More