Past KPCC In Person Events

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The Crawford Family Forum

The Race for District 5: An AirTalk debate

The most important vote those in LA County will cast this June is arguably NOT one for president, but for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Two longtime Republican members step down from the Board this year, a result of term limits passed in 2002 limiting supervisors to three terms of four years. More

The Crawford Family Forum

From LA to Shanghai: Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz on life in China

The Pacific Ocean is not all that separates Los Angeles from Shanghai, the city that serves as the financial hub of communist China. But despite differences in language, politics and time zones, Los Angeles and Shanghai have more in common than you may think. More


Brava Theater Center

CA Counts Town Hall: Our state’s role in the 2016 election

 Note: This event is part of our CA Counts collaboration and will be taking place in San Francisco with KQED. More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

The Crawford Family Forum

Money in politics: Finance, regulation and disclosure in California's ballot initiative process

As we look to the November ballot, this is expected to be a record year for citizen initiatives in California with more than a hundred already proposed and filed with the Secretary of State. More


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