Past programming

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Anna Mia Davidson: Cuba: Black and White

Fri, Oct 6, 2017

Anna Mia Davidson discusses how her black-and-white photographs reflect the resilience, ingenuity, and spirit of the Cuban people.
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Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best

Fri, Sep 15, 2017

In this lecture he simply calls, “Personal Best,” Elliott Erwitt will show and speak about a selection of his most favorite photographs from his visits to Cuba in 1964 and 2015.
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Leysis Quesdada Vera: A Little Piece of Light

Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Vera will discuss how she tries to capture “the spirit, the essence and the soul of things” in her photos and what compels her to create constantly.
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Cuba Is Opening Party

Fri, Sep 8, 2017

Join us for a Havana-inspired evening to help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibit Cuba Is. The night will feature food, drinks, live music and a first look at the exhibition.
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CNN Films’ ELIÁN Documentary Screening and Q&A

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Join us for a free screening of CNN Films' ELIÁN, a new documentary from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and director Tim Golden, director Ross McDonnell and producers Trevor Birney and Alex Gibney.
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Death, Sex and Money LIVE

Sat, Aug 12, 2017

Recently named New York Magazine's number one podcast, Death, Sex & Money is all about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation.
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Sound in Focus Concerts: Rodrigo y Gabriela with Natalia Lafourcade

Sat, Jul 29, 2017

The series concludes on Saturday, July 29 with the guitar-slinging duo Rodrigo y Gabriela, celebrating the 10th anniversary of their debut album, seven-time Latin Grammy winner Natalia Lafourcade, and DJ sets by KCRW’s José Galván. 
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Sound in Focus Concerts: Paul Oakenfold with Mondo Cozmo

Sat, Jul 22, 2017

Sound in Focus continues on Saturday, July 22 with a headlining performance from the legendary Paul Oakenfold, opening sets by East L.A.-based troubadour Mondo Cozmo and L.A.’s Lo Moon, and DJ sets by KCRW’s Jason Bentley. 
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Sound in Focus Concerts: Miguel with Gabriel Garzon-Montano

Sat, Jul 15, 2017

The series kicks-off on Saturday, July 15 with a headlining performance from Grammy-winning R&B artist Miguel, an opening set by Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzón-Montano, and DJ sets by Stretch Armstrong. The evening will be hosted by KCRW’s Anthony Valadez. 
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The Real Deal: Behind the Scenes of Reality TV

Sat, Jul 8, 2017

Reality television. Nowhere is America’s pervasive need for wealth and status more apparent. Even if you think reality TV is the decline of modern civilization, you need to hear the true drama behind the shows, straight from those behind the camera and in front. Forget what you think you know – this is the real deal.
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Juliet Schor: Re-thinking Materialism: From competitive consumption to the eco-habitus

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Juliet Schor discusses the consequences of a consumer culture obsessed with wealth and “fast fashion,” outlining a better path for society that is grounded in true materialism and ecological sanity.
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Planning for Success: The Business of Art

Sun, Jun 11, 2017

Art is a business – to attain your career goals, you must combine common sense and professional savvy.
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Renée C. Byer: Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor

Thu, Jun 8, 2017

Renée C. Byer speaks about her internationally acclaimed book, Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor, which illuminates the stories of people living on the brink of survival and invites us to put an end to extreme poverty.
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Myles Little: One Percent: Privilege in a Time of Global Inequality

Thu, May 25, 2017

Curator Myles Little (“a rising leader and visionary” according to The Huffington Post) will walk audiences through the genesis of his new project, its roots in MoMA’s historic Family of Man exhibit, and a slideshow of these extraordinary, timely images.
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Jessica Craig-Martin: Public Relations

Thu, May 18, 2017

Jessica Craig-Martin will discuss her thought-provoking approach to event photography and her career documenting the extremes of haute society.
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Lecture Panel: Slumdog Multimillionaires

Sat, May 13, 2017

Join us for an engrossing evening with renowned photographers who have chronicled the influence of affluence on societies outside of the United States, in places where the divide between the poor and the wealthy is more like a chasm.
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Lauren Greenfield’s GENERATION WEALTH

Thu, May 11, 2017

Lauren Greenfield will discuss the 25-year journey behind the making of her thought-provoking GENERATION WEALTH project, culminating in her new Annenberg Space for Photography exhibit and a documentary feature.
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Master Class – Self-Publish your Photo Book: From Kickstarter to MOMA

Sat, May 6, 2017

Master the pathways to successful self-publishing with New York street photographer Robert Herman, who will share the inspiring journey to publication of his first photo book, The New Yorkers (now in its third printing).
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Portfolio Review and Master Class with Larry Fink

Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the day with Larry Fink, a living legend of photography.