The Alex Theatre

The Robert Altman Film Screenings and Q&As

A celebration of the films of acclaimed American Director Robert Altman, including screenings, Q&As, and tributes. Four films will be screened over a four week series directly following the Q&A sessions. Celebrity Q&As will take place prior to each show and include conversations with Sally Kellerman, Bud Cort, Elliott Gould, William Devane, Corey Fischer and Virginia Madsen. More

The Broad Stage

Q Live in Los Angeles

On Thursday October 16, for the first time ever, Q will be heading to Los Angeles for a special live show. A two hour live broadcast of "Q with Jian Ghomeshi" featuring special guests Bob Odenkirk and Jenny Lewis in performance and conversation, and much more. More

USC Social Sciences Building

The Media War Over Crimea and Consequences for Russian Public Opinion

How did the messaging contest between Russian and Western media over the conflict in Crimea influence Russian audiences? Did mediated public diplomacy through the Western media outlets about the potential costs of Russia’s foreign policy have any impact? Was the strategic promotion of Russian nationalism and historic empire-building by the Russian media effective? This discussion will examine these media dynamics and evaluate the competing influence of Western and Russian media on Russian public opinion. More

Ahmanson Theatre

BalletBoyz

One of the most cheekily original and innovative forces in modern dance, BalletBoyz is the brainchild of former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt. Recipient of a 2013 UK Critic’s Circle National Dance Award for Best Independent Company, the all-male company from a variety of different dance background promises a “viscerally thrilling’ (The Telegraph) “adrenaline rush” (The Times) More

UCLA's Royce Hall

KPCC & Marketplace present: How I Learned the Business of Creativity

Join host Kai Ryssdal as he discusses the Business of Creativity with special guests Norman Lear and Amy Poehler. More

USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

From the Miracle of the Han to K-pop Mania: South Korea’s Place in the Sun

Mirroring South Korea’s rise as one of the world’s top economic powers, K-pop, and stars like Psy, have burst onto the global entertainment scene as Korean pop culture and entertainment have gained increased recognition around the world. Jie-Ae Sohn, former president of the Korean International Broadcasting Foundation, will lead a discussion about South Korea’s pop-culture footprint around the globe and its role on South Korean public diplomacy initiatives More

Rick Spaulding

Soka Performing Arts Center

All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

Cantus and Theater Latté Da present "All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914" by Peter Rothstein, with musical arrangements by Erick Lichte and Timothy C. Takach. Through new arrangements of European carols and war-songs for a capella voices, "All Is Calm" recalls the remarkable World War I truce between Allied Forces and German soldiers in no man's land on Christmas, 1914. More