USC Bovard Auditorium

NPR Presents: Tom Hanks In Conversation with David Greene

Tom Hanks, iconic actor-producer-director, is adding another title to his list of accomplishments: author. This October, catch NPR Morning Edition host David Greene in conversation with the two-time Academy Award winner about his new collection of short stories, "Uncommon Type." Select tickets include a signed copy of the book. More

Various Locations

Luskin Fall Food Series: "Off the Table"

Join the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and the UCLA Food Studies Certificate Program as they take topics like urban agriculture, food security, and food policy Off the Table and harvest ideas around their effects on food systems and the food movement in the Los Angeles. "Off the Table" is part of the Luskin Lecture Series, which enhances public discourse on topics relevant to the betterment of society. More

The College of Environmental Design at Cal Poly Pomona

Fall 2017 ENV Open House at Cal Poly Pomona

High school and community college students, families, teachers and counselors are invited to tour art and design facilities, meet ENV faculty members at the forefront of academics and practice, mingle with students who have an edge in the job market and design professions while they learn-by-doing, and get important information on admission, financial aid, and housing. More

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

End of the Rainbow

"End of the Rainbow" is the Broadway smash about the later years of the legendary Judy Garland. The real fireworks happened offstage. It’s December 1968 and Judy Garland is about to make her comeback…again. In a London hotel room, with both her new young fiancé and her adoring accompanist, Garland struggles to get “beyond the rainbow” with her signature cocktail of talent, tenacity and razor-sharp wit. Featuring some of Garland’s most memorable songs, this savagely funny play-with-music offers unique insight into the inner conflict that inspired and consumed one of the most beloved figures of our time. More

National Preparedness Month with The Earthquake Bag

It's National Preparedness Month, and Southern Californians need to start today to improve our readiness for the next major earthquake. In an emergency, every second counts- that’s why it’s crucial to have a game plan and emergency supplies now.The first steps include making and practicing a family emergency response plan, building or buying an earthquake bag, and signing up for emergency alerts. More

Mt. San Antonio College

Southern California Poetry Festival

The Southern California Poetry Festival is a literary happening that relocates each year to a different Southern California community. This year's SoCalPoFest is being held at Mount San Antonio College on October 28th and 29th and is open to the public. Features include visiting poets Kaveh Akbar, Rachel McKibbens, and Maggie Smith as well as a variety of local talent. More

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium

A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile, Live from Pasadena

Join host Chris Thile for a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, October 28 at 2:45 pm with guests Dan Auerbach, Robert Finley, Fiona Apple, Hilary Hahn, and Nick Offerman, plus a bit of humor form the Royal Acdemy of Radio Actors, and Chris will compose a brand new song for the show. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com. More

Museum of Latin American Art

Dia de los Muertos Family Festival

The Museum of Latin American Art is kicking off Dia de los Muertos with a vibrant celebration of life and loved ones at MOLAA’s annual festival. Learn more about this cultural tradition through art workshops, live performances, gallery tours, food, face painting, unique craft vendors, and an Art Exhibition. Dia de los Muertos attire strongly encouraged – come dressed as a calavera! More

UCLA’s Royce Hall

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial In Concert

“Phone home” and tell your friends and family: American Youth Symphony is performing John Williams’ legendary score for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial live-to-picture! Led by Music Director Carlos Izcaray, AYS invites you to experience this iconic film in a new, unique way. More

Valley Performing Arts Center

The Klezmatics: Happy Joyous Hanukkah

The Klezmatics celebrate Yiddish culture at this time of year when candles and family warm the dark nights. As outspoken human rights advocates, their Hanukkah celebration embraces audiences of all cultures and backgrounds. More