KPCC’s forum programs, live events and community engagement team bringing unique and relevant face-to-face programming to the region.

Past KPCC In Person Events

Unheard LA salon: Burbank Public Library

Burbank Public Library - Buena Vista Branch Everybody has a story. What’s yours? Not sure? Let us help you figure it out.

AirTalk’s FilmWeek: 2019 Oscar Preview

The Theatre at Ace Hotel Join us on Sunday, February 17, one week before the 91st Academy Awards, as KPCC In Person convenes AirTalk’s FilmWeek critics for its 17th annual Oscar preview event. This year, host Larry Mantle and the critics return to the stage of the historic Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.

Unheard LA salon: West Hollywood Library

West Hollywood Library KPCC In Person’s community-centered storytelling series Unheard LA explores the nuances and complexities of Southern California through the first-person experiences of our fellow Angelenos. Spoken word? music? poetry? magic? That’s up to you.

‘Live from Here with Chris Thile’ presented by KPCC In Person

The Wiltern “Live from Here with Chris Thile” is a unique blend of musical performances, comedy, and audience interaction. Join KPCC In Person and musician, songwriter, and host Chris Thile for a variety show with enough well-known and up-and-coming talent to fill up your public radio tote bag.

Racism and reproduction — what black women need to know

The LA84 Foundation Join KPCC’s Priska Neely and a panel of guests as they discuss the black infant mortality crisis and share information women can use to empower themselves.

1A explores the lose-lose of California politics — a live taping presented by KPCC In Person with Skirball

Magnin Auditorium - Skirball Cultural Center Join “1A” host Joshua Johnson for some much-needed conversation as we explore the complicated relationship between California and the nation — from politics to the economy, innovation, and immigration.

Ask an expert: your child development questions answered

The Crawford Family Forum The first years of life are extremely important for children’s brains. Our understanding of the brain and child development seems to expand by the minute. There’s a constant flow of new research and information about how to raise and teach young children. Fortunately, many of the child development experts championing this research live in Southern California.

‘The Frame’ presents Nicholas Britell in concert and conversation

The Crawford Family Forum “The Frame” host John Horn is sitting down at the piano with Academy Award-nominated composer, pianist, and producer Nicholas Britell. KPCC In Person and “The Frame” invite you to join us for an intimate, hour-long conversation with the innovative composer.

Inland opportunities – immigration and a changing region

Glenn Wallichs Theatre, University of Redlands The Inland Empire hasn’t traditionally been known as a cultural melting pot. But things are changing, at least in part thanks to the two-county region’s affordable housing and economic opportunities. Now, one in five Inland Empire residents is foreign born, according to a study by UC Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation.

FilmWeek Screenings: ‘The Artist’ — selected and hosted by Larry Mantle

The Theatre at Ace Hotel The era of the silent film made way for sound and talkies in 1929, which was the first and last year a silent film won best picture at the Academy Awards. That is until Michel Hazanavicius’s 2011 film “The Artist,” a love letter in the style of those black-and-white silent movies, won best picture – along with four other Academy Awards, three Golden Globes, seven BAFTAs, and a slew of other critical honors.