The Reef

Artisanal LA Fall Show

With over 200 craft makers, artisans and chefs, Artisanal LA is a destination to discover the latest and greatest small production food makers, unique home goods and more sourced from Southern California and beyond. More

Exposition Park

Best Friends Strut Your Mutt 2015

Join Best Friends Animal Society’s 6th Annual Strut Your Mutt in L.A. This is a fun way to raise money for your favorite local animal welfare group or for Best Friends to help Save Them All. More

Warner Grand Theatre / Grand Annex

2015 San Pedro International Film Festival

The San Pedro International Film Festival takes place Friday, October 9 through Sunday, October 11. On Friday the festival will pay tribute to the 20th anniversary of ‘The Usual Suspects’ with a Q and A with director Bryan Singer. More

East West Players


An American businessman who’s desperately looking to score a lucrative contract for his family’s firm travels to China only to learn how much he doesn’t understand: his translators are unreliable, his consultant may be a fraud, and he is captivated by Xi, the beautiful, seemingly supportive government official who talks the talk – but what is she saying, anyway? From East West Players’ favorite playwright comes an uproarious new comedy. More

Kirk Douglas Theatre

Kansas City Choir Boy

Kansas City Choir Boy tells the story of two lovers in small town America who separate when one goes in search of her destiny and then disappears. Borrowing themes from ancient myth, the show features songs by acclaimed composer/lyricist Todd Almond performed by rock icon Courtney Love and Mr. Almond. More

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The Natural History Museum

StoryCorps returns to Los Angeles

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La Plaza De Las Culturas y Artes

The 5th Annual Taste of Mexico Food Festival 2015

The 5th annual Taste Of Mexico Food Festival - Featuring over 35 of LA's favorite Mexican Restaurants and Chefs. Unlimited Tequila, Mezcal, Mexican Beer and Micheladas. Live performance by LA local bands and our first ever Mercado corridor featuring products from local artisans and vendors. More

Chapman University

Dyslexia Summit: The Strength of Cognitive Diversity

The Dyslexia Summit, a public interdisciplinary conference at Chapman University, brings together out-of-the-box thinkers such as Ben Foss, Dr. Fumeko Hoeft and Jack Horner. They will explore the science of dyslexia as well as spotlight the fact that many people who’ve been diagnosed with dyslexia have moved past their reading challenges to become some of the most successful creators, entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the world. More

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science - CDU Fall Preview

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is celebrating fifty years as "a Private University with a Public Mission," training doctors, nurses, and professionals in healthcare to serve underserved communities. More

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium

More to Explore: A Space Celebration with Bill Nye

Everyone’s favorite comedic science educator, Bill Nye the Science Guy, continues working to change the world. Through his role as CEO of The Planetary Society, the world’s largest non-profit space organization, Bill welcomes citizens on the journey to advance space science and exploration. Co-founded by Carl Sagan, The Society celebrates its 35th anniversary. Join Bill and friends for a night of reveling in the passion, beauty, and joy of space to celebrate how far we've come and the future of space exploration. More