Gindi Auditorium at the American Jewish University

David Grisman Quintet in Concert

For nearly half a century, mandolinist/composer/bandleader/producer David Grisman has been a guiding force in the evolving world of acoustic music. David skillfully combines elements of the great American music/art forms - jazz and bluegrass -- with many international flavors and sensibilities to create his own distinctive idiom: "Dawg" music, the nickname given to him by Jerry Garcia. More

Mark Taper Forum

"Immediate Family" at the Mark Taper Forum

The Bryant family reunion takes a comedic turn when the middle son brings home his Swedish boyfriend and tosses him into a stew of family dysfunctions. Race, sexuality and religion are on the menu as "Modern Family" meets "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" in this “timely and important American play” (Chicago Tribune), directed by Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad. More

Clockshop L.A.

What do we want the LA River to be? (#3rdLA)

A walking tour along the Bowtie Project in the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River followed by a discussion of the river’s emerging role as public and park space for Los Angeles. More

Brewery Artwalk

Brewery Artwalk

The 33rd Anniversary Brewery Artwalk is April 25 + 26 at the largest active arts community in the world. The Brewery ArtWalk is a twice annual open studio weekend at the worlds largest art complex. More

Ahmanson Theatre

"Cinderella" at the Ahmanson

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific with a contemporary take on the classic tale. More

Museum of Latin American Art

Museum of Latin American Art Education Brunch Fundraiser

MOLAA invites guests to attend their annual Education Brunch Fundraiser in support of the Museum’s art education programs. Since 2009, this event has enabled MOLAA to provide over 100 need-based scholarships for Summer Art & Culture Camp and raised funds to purchase the MOLAA Bus which provides free transportation to the Museum for local school children. More

Norton Simon Museum

Lock, Stock and Barrel: Norton Simon’s Purchase of Duveen Brothers Gallery

"Lock, Stock and Barrel: Norton Simon’s Purchase of Duveen Brothers Gallery" examines one of Norton Simon’s most memorable acquisitions—the purchase of the century-old, esteemed art dealership, the Duveen Brothers Gallery. Featuring more than 130 works from the Museum’s collection, along with several loans, the exhibition sheds light on Simon’s business strategies and his dramatic evolution as an art collector that ultimately brought to Pasadena works by Vincenzo Catena, Jusepe de Ribera, Peter Paul Rubens, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Giorgione and others. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

The End of Life Option Act: A 'right to die' for Californians?

When Brittany Maynard, a young woman suffering from an incurable brain tumor, made public her decision to move to Oregon and end her life, the controversy around physician-assisted suicide grabbed headlines. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

LACMA at 50: A Conversation with Michael Govan

Since its opening in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has become the largest art museum in the western United States. Its mission as an encyclopedic museum is supported by a collection of more than 120,000 artworks and objects that span the history of art. More

Skirball Cultural Center

Are China And The U.S. On A Collision Course?

Are China and the US on a Collision Course? The future of the world in the 21st century may well hinge on the relationship between China and the United States. To fully understand this relationship we have put together some of America's foremost experts to examine the two countries' present and future together. On Saturday, May 2nd The PLATO Society presents a symposium on China – U.S. relations at the Skirball Center. Speakers will examine the two countries’ present and future together. More