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Medora

Pasadena, CA
Medora follows a down-but-not-out varsity basketball team whose struggles to compete parallel the town’s own fight for survival.  A deeply personal look at small-town life, Medora offers a view into a once-booming rural co... read more

Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality

Pasadena, CA
Election Night 2008… California’s controversial ballot initiative Proposition 8—which removed the right of gay men and women to marry—passed alongside Barack Obama’s stunning victory. In an exclusive account of the nationa... read more

Sandra Tsing Loh’s "The Madwoman in the Volvo"

Pasadena, CA
“Imaginatively twisted and fearless…” -- that’s how the Los Angeles Times describes Sandra Tsing Loh and her latest book, The Madwoman in the Volvo. With a voice that is wry, disarming and totally candid, she tells the mov... read more

The New Black

Pasadena, CA
The New Black         6:30pm - Doors Open7:00pm – Program Starts   Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and only to the person(s) present at registration. Reservations do not guarantee seating. Please do not hesi... read more

Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

Pasadena, CA
Can working people, especially parents, in America—or anywhere—ever find true leisure time? According to the Leisure Studies Department at the University of Iowa, true leisure is “that place in which we realize our humanit... read more
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Past Events

Gurwitch and Stahl: I See You Made An Effort

Gurwitch and Stahl: I See You Made An Effort

Pasadena, CA
Compliments, indignities, and survival stories from the edge of 50… that’s the subtitle and apt description of Annabelle Gurwitch’s latest book, I See You Made An Effort. In it she tells the ultimate coming of middle age story, a wickedly funny collection of essays about the hazards of turning 50...
Thursday, April 17 2014 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

KPCC presents: World Cup 2014 Warm Up – USA vs Mexico

KPCC presents: World Cup 2014 Warm Up – USA vs Mexico

Pasadena, CA
U…S…A…¡Ponte la Verde! World Cup 2014 kicks off Wednesday, April 2 at our Crawford Family Forum with KPCC hosting a live viewing of U.S. vs Mexico, a friendly (non-qualifying) match featuring one of the fiercest rivalries in international sports play. The last time these two teams met, the U.S. w...
Wednesday, April 2 2014 7:30 PM 10:00 PM

From Bra Burning to Hot Debate: Is feminism doing right by women today?

From Bra Burning to Hot Debate: Is feminism doing right by women today?

Pasadena, CA
The days of bra burning may be gone, but there’s still plenty of fire around feminism now. Take the unretouched Lena Dunham and body-less Mindy Kaling fashion mag covers: Were they beautiful, or boo-worthy? Or Beyoncé, a pop star so beloved of men and women alike that she's called "Queen Be": Is ...
Thursday, March 27 2014 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

When Hollywood Advocates ­Should People Listen?

When Hollywood Advocates ­Should People Listen?

Los Angeles, CA
Participant Media is a film production company that wants to do more than make money; it wants to further a social agenda. Think movies like An Inconvenient Truth or Waiting for Superman. When a passionate group of well-known writers, actors, film-makers and artists get together to take concrete ...
Wednesday, March 26 2014 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

NEXT: WATER CRISIS – Survival of the Wettest

NEXT: WATER CRISIS – Survival of the Wettest

Pasadena, CA
WATER. We can’t live without it. California is in one of the worst droughts in years. And sea levels are rising as fresh water supplies disappear. Are we facing a global crisis – or just a local problem? In this edition of NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow, series host Mat Kaplan asks the experts...
Wednesday, March 19 2014 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Pasadena, CA
Today, people are likely to be introduced to former heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali via footage of him lighting the Olympic torch in 1996, or receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. The Trials of Muhammad Ali zeroes in on the years between 1967 and 1970, covering Ali’s toughest fight:...
Thursday, March 6 2014 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Economics Plain and Simple with Marketplace’s Paddy Hirsch

Economics Plain and Simple with Marketplace’s Paddy Hirsch

Pasadena, CA
After years of TV and radio coverage, gallons of newsprint ink, and billions of scholarly opinions on the blogosphere, do we really understand the financial engineering that brought the global economy to the brink? Writing for the layperson who wouldn't know a "bond" from an "option," and those w...
Wednesday, March 5 2014 8:30 AM 9:30 AM

Can Kids Play Their Way to Success?

Can Kids Play Their Way to Success?

Los Angeles, CA
They’re common complaints: Not enough time. Not enough room. Too much technology. Kids don’t play the way they used to. Take the growing stress – for kids and parents alike – on excelling in the classroom, combined with the subsequent cuts to recess, gym, and art happening at many schools, and it...
Sunday, March 2 2014 10:30 AM 12:00 PM

JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE

JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE

Pasadena, CA
Johnny Cash, the musician known as "the Man in Black," has been gone now for ten years. His presence remains strong, however, through stories: the ones he sang about others, those he told about himself, and the many that people have -- and continue to seek -- about his music and life. On Monday, ...
Monday, February 24 2014 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

KPCC Community Groups

KPCC Community Groups

Pasadena, CA
We're looking for listeners and members to tell us about your experience with KPCC. Whether you've never joined or if you've been a member for years, we want to hear from you!   Group discussions will last about one hour, and will feature lunch or dinner provided by Stonefire Grill.    Please RSV...
Wed, Feb 19 2014 12:00 PM Thu, Feb 20 2014 8:00 PM

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