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Live in-person and virtual events from the LAist Events team.
  • On Thursday, September 29, at 7 PM, The Big Burn podcast host Jacob Margolis (he/him) and guests will get to the root causes of megafires and whether there’s any hope to be found, or if our entire world is destined to turn to ash.
  • PAST EVENT: Join us from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 when Marketplace’s This Is Uncomfortable is coming to Pasadena for a live taping of the show on September 21. It’ll be part podcast recording, part live music performance, and part financial confessional.
  • PAST EVENT: On Wednesday, September 21st at starting at 6pm, top candidates for Los Angeles Mayor, Karen Bass and Rick Caruso, and Los Angeles County Sheriff candidates Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Robert Luna will participate in back-to-back LIVE debates.
  • PAST EVENT: Daniel Alarcón, executive producer of NPR’s Radio Ambulante, presents five portraits of Latin America: five true stories of love, secret identities, cultural misunderstandings, and escape in this world-premiere event.
  • PAST EVENT: In this live event at The Cheech, Adolfo Guzman-Lopez and a panel of experts will uncover the ways in which mental health issues impact student activists today, and its role in the history of student activism movements.
  • On Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 7 PM, Our Body Politic host, Farai Chideya (she/her), will talk with author Julie Lythcott-Haims (she/her) on what adulthood looks like for millennials, Gen Zers, and all of us in these uncertain times. Vocalist, Monica Martin (she/her), joins with a solo performance.
  • PAST EVENT: 1A host Jenn White (she/her) will talk to chef Keith Corbin about his journey to the helm of a successful restaurant, via Watts, with stops at some of California’s most notorious maximum security prisons.
  • PAST EVENT: Go Fact Yourself is back live and in person! Join us for a live recording at the Crawford Family Forum!
  • PAST EVENT: On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti sits down with Franklin Leonard to discuss the legacy of The Black List, equity in Hollywood, and its future.
  • PAST EVENT: Latino USA and KPCC are rolling out the red carpet for a night celebrating Latinos, Hollywood, and everything LA!
  • PAST EVENT: Go Fact Yourself is back live and in person! Join us for a live recording at the Crawford Family Forum.
  • PAST EVENT: Watch the archive video. COVID-19 has challenged parents to manage their children’s health in a setting of unprecedented risk. In this live virtual event, KPCC/LAist health reporter Jackie Fortiér will delve into the effects of COVID-19 on kids and the upcoming vaccination for kids under five years old.