Past KPCC In Person Events

NASA/Don Davis

The Crawford Family Forum

Incoming! Studying and avoiding near-Earth asteroids and comets

Near Earth Objects (NEOs) have played a major role throughout Earth’s history. (Ask a dinosaur if you doubt it.) More than 15,000 have been discovered so far, but scientists suspect many more cross the path of our home planet. More

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The Mark Taper Forum

The return of "Zoot Suit": downSTAGE with The Frame

Racial tensions in Los Angeles exploded when, in 1943, American sailors set out to attack young Mexican-American men who were being blamed for an uptick in violence. The targets were youths who had adopted, as their signature look, the zoot suit – the stylish, baggy outfit that had been made popular by jazz musicians in New York. More

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Orton Center, University of Redlands

New president, new policies: California, immigration and the shifting American Dream

Immigration was a focal point in the 2016 presidential race for the candidates and their constituents. President Donald Trump has called for extreme vetting of immigrants, a wall between the United States and Mexico and an end to sanctuary cities. More

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KPCC's Crawford Family Forum

SoCal Storylines: Innovating for our communities

As a global leader in entertainment, aerospace, international trade and higher education, Southern California enjoys an abundance of resources to aid in the region’s further development. More

“Autolympia” ©2016 Jeremy D’Ambrosia, Harmonie Tsai, Jack T. Xu

Crawford Family Forum

Fast Forward: Future of Play

Gone are the days when child’s play could be as simple as some blocks and a pile of books. Apps, video games and virtual reality compete for the attention of today’s youth. So what does this mean for those charged with creating playtime at a time when technology has bridged physical play with digital play? More

The Crawford Family Forum

The Frame presents: A conversation with Center Theatre Group’s Michael Ritchie

The Center Theatre Group is now one of the largest theater organizations in the United States, but establishing Los Angeles’ cultural bona fides was no easy feat, especially in the shadows of 1960s Hollywood. More

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Milken Institute

SoCal Storylines: Housing LA’s future

As a global leader in entertainment, aerospace, international trade and higher education, Southern California enjoys an abundance of resources to aid in the region’s further development. More

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Crawford Family Forum

Fast Forward: Considered consumerism

America is a nation of stuff. In our garages. Storage units. Lurking in the back of closets. Most often from places unknown or far from California. More

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La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Election Central: The LA election watch party

The election season is finally coming to a close, and it’s time to celebrate Angelenos’ civic engagement with an Election Day watch party. On Tuesday, November 8, KPCC In Person returns to La Plaza de Cultura y Artes – where we held our primary day #WhyIVoted party – to join Loyola Marymount University’s Center for the Study of Los Angeles for its Election Central watch party. More