KPCC’s forum programs, live events and community engagement team bringing unique and relevant face-to-face programming to the region.

Past KPCC In Person Events

WNYC Studios and KPCC In Person present '2 Dope Queens'

The Theatre at Ace Hotel WNYC Studios and KPCC In Person bring you a live taping of the hit podcast “2 Dope Queens,” with Jessica Williams and special guest co-host Naomi Ekperigin, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York and Billy Joel.

Community Open House

KPCC's Mohn Broadcast Center/Crawford Family Forum Join us for KPCC’s Community Open House!  Meet your favorite public radio hosts and reporters, mingle with fellow KPCC fans, connect with community partners, tour the broadcast studios, and much more.

‘Zoot Suit’ and Latino film culture: downSTAGE with The Frame

Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present “From Latin America to Hollywood: Latino Film Culture in Los Angeles, 1967–2017,” a series of film screenings, live conversations, oral histories, publications and a dedicated website exploring the shared influences of Latino and Latin American filmmakers and the work they created or presented in Los Angeles during the past half-century.

‘¡Murales Rebeldes! L.A. Chicano/a Murals under Siege’: downSTAGE with Take Two

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes As part of the Getty’s “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” “¡Murales Rebeldes! L.A. Chicana/o Murals under Siege” looks at how Chicana/o murals in the greater Los Angeles area have been contested, challenged, censored and even destroyed.

Destined to crash: Cassini's grand finale

Beckman Auditorium The Cassini spacecraft has had quite a life over the past two decades. It has sailed past the dusty rings of Saturn, skimmed the massive hexagonal storm at the planet's North Pole, checked out the icy dunes of Titan and tasted the potentially life-filled geysers of Enceladus.

Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney: downSTAGE with The Frame

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA's Intimate Theatre As part of the Getty’s “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House and the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State Los Angeles will present “How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney.

FilmWeek Screenings: ‘Jackie Brown’ -- selected and hosted by Larry Mantle

The Theatre at Ace Hotel Tickets on sale Friday, July 21. 

Red-hot real estate —Living on Mars

The Crawford Family Forum How will humans survive on Mars? No food, no free oxygen and no stepping outside to enjoy the view without a spacesuit. Mars makes Antarctica look like a tropical resort. Nevertheless, scientists have found water below the surface and maybe, just maybe, life.

International Olympic Day Celebration 2017

The Crawford Family Forum International Olympic Day is a chance to celebrate the spirit of the modern Olympic games and gain insight into the athletes' experience.  Join us June 21 for a conversation with five of America's greatest Olympic ambassadors.

Policing drug users — When does a crisis become a threat?

Student Union Theatre Californians’ attitudes about drug use are changing – and states across the country are following suit. In recent years, California voters relaxed drug sentencing laws and legalized marijuana.