Mark Taper Forum

"The Price" by Arthur Miller at the Mark Taper Forum

Two estranged brothers meet in their deceased father’s apartment to dig through his belongings, finally unearthing the hidden motives for events that long ago fractured their relationship. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

3D Printers in the Classroom – design, creativity and tech skills for today’s students

Are 3D printers really the classroom tool of the future? Do students need to be exposed to 3D printing technology to be competitive for jobs? More

Thorne Hall, Occidental College

A Debate Over the New LACMA (#3rdLA)

Architect Peter Zumthor’s plan to radically redesign the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has divided critics and architects in L.A. like no other proposal in recent memory. Host Christopher Hawthorne, LACMA director Michael Govan, Carolina Miranda of the Los Angeles Times, and some of the plan’s most committed opponents will gather for a vigorous examination of the plan. More

Gindi Auditorium at the American Jewish University

Barney Frank in Discussion with Patt Morrison: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

How did a disheveled, intellectually combative gay Jew with a thick New Jersey - Massachusetts accent become one of the most effective politicians of his time? Barney Frank discusses his candid and witty political memoir with Patt Morrison, award-winning columnist. In the book, he relates his journey from Bayonne, New Jersey to the U.S. Congress. More

MAK Center at the Schindler House

The Future of the Single-Family House: New Housing Models for Los Angeles (#3rdLA)

At once vulnerable and inviolate, a disappearing architectural species and the most protected building type in the city, the single-family house continues to play an outsize role in debates over architecture, planning and growth in Los Angeles. More

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

Clockshop L.A.

What Do We Want the L.A. 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

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

Gindi Auditorium at the American Jewish University

Film Screening and Discussion with Theodore Bikel and Leonard Maltin: "Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem"

Portraits of two beloved icons - Sholom Aleichem and Theodore Bikel - are woven together in the enchanting new documentary, "Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem" that reveals the wit, wisdom and talent the two men share. More