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The Crawford Family Forum

Lost in translation: The search for quality diverse books for kids

“¡Léales a sus niños!” “Read to your kids!” That's the mantra parents hear more and more often. With educators and researchers urging us to read with our children, and then read some more, there is increasing demand in the United States for children's books in languages other than English. More

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The Queen Mary

The future of LA's ports (#AT30)

Thanks to its 840 miles of coastline, California is home to a massive shipping industry. Here in Los Angeles, the city is home to the nation’s busiest container port, and barring any more strikes, it will likely remain that way. More

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Cinemark Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 15 + XTREME

KPCC & The Frame present ‘Dope’ advance screening and conversation

KPCC & The Frame invite you to an advance screening of “Dope,” the indie hit from this year's Sundance Film Festival. “Dope,” which has been described as “Nerds In the ‘Hood,” follows high-school senior Malcolm (Shameik Moore) and his friends Jib (Tony Revolori) and Diggy (Kiersey Clemons), who bond over '90s hip-hop culture, their studies and the music they play in their punk band. More

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Renberg Theatre, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Being transgender – barriers to health care beyond the spotlight

The doctor won’t see you now… More

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El Portal Theatre

The state of Hollywood (#AT30)

Ever since the 1975 release of Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws”, Hollywood has reveled in the summer blockbuster with the hope that theaters would be overtaken by popcorn-eating and soda-drinking patrons. More