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

North Hollywood Arts District

Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo 2014

Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo is a walkable literary feast featuring 34 readings and performances from representatives of L.A.’s diverse literary scene in locations across the North Hollywood Arts District. More

Riverside Convention Center

5th Annual Riverside/San Bernardino Economic Forecast Conference

On October 23, 2014, Beacon Economics and the University of California, Riverside School of Business Administration will present the fifth annual Riverside/San Bernardino Economic Forecast Conference. More

Alex Cohen


KPCC presents 'Take Two Turns Two'

KPCC’s award-winning morning newsmagazine show is celebrating two successful years on air with a birthday bash featuring some favorite celebrity guests. More

The Theatre at Ace Hotel

L.A. Dance Project: Fall Performances at Ace Hotel

Building on the excitement of L.A. Dance Project’s performances in February and a world tour, Benjamin Millepied’s company returns to its home of choice, The Theatre at Ace Hotel, for three performances this fall. The program features new work by Benjamin Millepied with music by Philip Glass, the U.S Premiere of Emmanuel Gat’s Morgan’s Last Chug and the reprise of the acclaimed Quintett by William Forsythe. More

Vistamar School

Vistamar School Enrollment Open House

Vistamar School will welcome future 9th, 10th and 11th graders and their families to an open house. During the event, families will explore the school and learn about our globally influenced curriculum, their community, and their Life Planning philosophy and college outcomes. More

Pacific Ballroom, UCI Student Center

Living Peace Series with 2011 Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee

2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peacebuilder, social worker, women’s rights advocate and mother. Ms. Gbowee will talk about the power of education, collaboration and hope in overthrowing one of the most brutal warlords in the history of Africa. She will also share her insights about the invaluable role that ordinary citizens can, and must, play in transforming violence to peace. More

Royce Hall

Batsheva Dance Company 50th Anniversary Tour: Sadeh21

Tel Aviv-based contemporary dance company Batsheva celebrates 50 years and presents "Sadeh21" an explosive physical journey rich in sensations revealed through a succession of solos, duets and group ensembles that are in turn delicate, athletic, slow or twitchy, reflecting the many different ways to exist in the world. More


Elevator Repair Service: Arguendo

New York’s provocative ensemble Elevator Repair Service now brings the U.S. legal system to the stage in pure absurdist fashion. ERS portrays the Justices, lawyers and exotic dancers as they depict verbatim the U.S. Supreme Court case Barnes v. Glen Theatre, a 1991 case brought by a group of go-go dancers who claimed a First Amendment right to dance totally nude. Meanings are nuanced as the Justices attempt to define dance, ponder nudity from opera houses to strip-clubs, and ultimately answer if dancing naked is artistic expression or immoral conduct. More

Ahmanson Theatre


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