Past KPCC In Person Events


The Crawford Family Forum

Callings: An evening with StoryCorps' Dave Isay

On Wednesday April 27 StoryCorps founder Dave Isay returns to KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum with his latest book Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work, a collection of inspiring stories from the heart of the American workforce. More

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East Los Angeles Library

The air out there: Traffic, pollution and children’s health

Few would dispute that the air quality in Los Angeles is significantly better than decades past. But for those who live or work  beside some of L.A.’s highly trafficked roadways, air pollution is still a major concern. More

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Titan Student Union Theatre

#MillennialMatters: A Take Two event exploring all things Gen Y

Take Two examines the trials and the triumphs of America’s largest and most misunderstood generation. More

Hulton Archive

Rufus Mead Auditorium

Pasadena's MVP: 'Jackie Robinson' screening and conversation

Jack Roosevelt Robinson rose from humble origins to cross baseball’s color line and become one of the most beloved men in America. A fierce integrationist, Robinson used his immense fame to speak out against the discrimination he saw on and off the field, angering fans, the press, and even teammates who had once celebrated him for “turning the other cheek. More

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Santa Clarita Swap Meet

Why are you voting in 2016? Tell KPCC in Santa Clarita on Tuesday (#CAcounts)

The state of California is known as a liberal stronghold, but in Los Angeles County, there are several locations where Republicans outnumber Democrats. More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

The Crawford Family Forum

Speak the speech: Learning language through performance

School can be hard enough, and it can be even harder for students who are learning to speak English. But the performing arts — in particular, theater – can help. In an effort to improve the learning process for English learners, some educators are using theater techniques to teach English and important communication skills so that students can speak up and speak out with confidence. More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

The Crawford Family Forum

Planetary Radio Live: All these worlds… Planet 9 and our expanding solar system

Last month two Caltech researchers found what they believe to be evidence of the existence of a new ninth planet in our solar system. KPCC In Person will host a special Planetary Radio Live event as Mat Kaplan talks with Mike “Plutokiller” Brown and Konstantin Batygin about their compelling evidence for Planet 9. More

The Crawford Family Forum

Advocacy and objectivity in journalism: An SPJ-LA forum

KPCC In Person is pleased to once again host the Society of Professional Journalists for another live installment in the Crawford Family Forum. On Thursday, March 3 moderator Stephanie Bluestein, a veteran reporter and assistant professor of journalism at Cal State Northridge and a panel of fellow journalists will look at the distinction between “advocacy” journalism and “objectivity” journalism and their roles in media. More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

Cross Campus, Pasadena

Hack the vote: There's an app for that

Politics are more social than ever. From political memes and ads on Facebook to new apps that pair users with candidates and issues.  From the local to the national level candidates are taking note,  pouring money and resources into staying socially relevant. More

The Theatre at Ace Hotel

KPCC's The Frame & Ace Hotel present an awards show show and party

From the first red carpet faux pas to the last little gold man, we'll be streaming the Academy Awards all live on the big screen at the Theatre at Ace Hotel. More