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

Musical Theater Master Class with Lisa Vroman

The Crawford Family Forum In partnership with 89.3 KPCC, the Pasadena Symphony and Pops presents special guest artist and Broadway veteran Lisa Vroman in a master class. Local aspiring young performers will sing for Vroman, who will then offer the youth instruction, coaching, and unique musical insights from her experience as a seasoned Broadway professional.

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

The Crawford Famiy Forum TONY HSIEH, CEO of Zappos, is one of today’s most successful and visionary business leaders.

Olympic Day panel discussion: John Naber, Louis Zamperini, Inger Miller & Maria Cruz Garcia

The Crawford Family Forum In celebration of International Olympic Day and in association with KPCC’s Off-Ramp, 1976 US Olympic gold and silver medalist in swimming, John Naber, welcomes fellow local US Olympians to the Crawford Family Forum to talk about how the Olympic Games changed their lives, how the Olympic Games have changed, and why the Olympic Games are important even for non-athletes.

Why Women Succeed

The Crawford Family Forum In partnership with 89.3 KPCC, Women At Work, a 31-year old nonprofit, is hosting a panel discussion moderated by KPCC’s Molly Peterson focusing on jobs and women who have chartered a successful career path, managed in a male dominated environment, and challenged the norms in the business world.

Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep it, How to Get It Back if You Lose It

The Crawford Family Forum Breakfast: 7:45 A.M. TO 8:30 A.M.

California voters: will you legalize marijuana?

The Crawford Family Forum Supporters say it’s safer than alcohol or tobacco and improves quality of life. Detractors call it a gateway drug rife with health risks. This November, California voters will get to decide if marijuana should be legalized for recreational use in California.

Climate and Sustainability: Moving by Degrees

The Crawford Family Forum Hosted by Marketplace and The Gary Comer Global Agenda

Screening of “John Rabe” with Off-Ramp host John Rabe and director Florian Gallenberger

The Crawford Family Forum Based on a true story, “John Rabe” tells the epic story of a German businessman who rescued more than 200,000 civilians during “The Rape of Nanking” in China. Drawing from John Rabe’s 1937 diaries as source material, Gallenberger has crafted a portrait of a man revered as a saint in China to this day – yet never rewarded for his courage during his lifetime.

Town Hall Meeting for Pasadena’s District 6

The Crawford Family Forum Hosted by Councilmember Steve Madison

Comedy Congress, hosted by Patt Morrison

The Crawford Family Forum The comedic material emanating from Washington D.C., and state capitols across the country, is enough to make any sitcom writer jealous, even if most of that comedy is unintentional.