Past programming

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Ruddy Roye: When Living is a Protest

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Ruddy Roye discusses his career in environmental portraits and photojournalism.
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Art Streiber: How It Happens

Thu, Oct 13, 2016

Art Streiber presents a look behind the scenes at some of his more complex editorial shoots for magazines such as ESPN, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly and The New York Times Magazine.
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Nick Adams: Transgender Stories – The Changing Media Landscape

Thu, Oct 6, 2016

Nick Adams discusses his experiences as a transgender man working with Hollywood to create more authentic portrayals of transgender people.
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Alok Vaid-Menon: Gender Selfie-Determination

Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Alok Vaid-Menon discusses the stakes of visual representation for trans and gender non-conforming people.
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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders: Thoughts on Photography and Film

Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders discusses the overarching themes of his work and other aspects of his life and career.
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Meridith Kohut: Iris Nights Lecture

Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Meridith Kohut discusses her work as a photographer, including her travels throughout Latin America covering refugee and migration issues.
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Brian Sokol: People, Not Numbers: Using Photography to Humanize the Global Refugee Crisis

Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Brian Sokol discusses how photography can build empathy in audiences while demystifying and humanizing marginalized people.
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The True Blue Print: Introduction to Cyanotype Photography

Sun, Aug 7, 2016

The alternative process of photography known as cyanotype has been in existence since the 1850's, and its practice is still alive and well today. Step back in time and experiment with this fun medium alongside local artist Miles Lewis in a special three-hour workshop.
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Refugees in America: A Conversation

Sat, Aug 6, 2016

Join photographic historian Dr. Makeda Best, UCLA School of Law's Dr. Asli Bâli​ and New York Times best-selling author / Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen for a discussion panel on America's historic response to refugees. Explore how our reactions to refugees have changed over the years, and consider how our history informs our experience with today's global refugee crisis. The panel will be moderated by KCRW producer and correspondent Saul Gonzalez.
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Heather McClintock and Colin Finlay: In Harmony

Thu, Aug 4, 2016

Heather McClintock and Colin Finlay explore their combined bodies of work from Sarajevo, Rwanda, Uganda, Darfur, Kosovo and Cambodia.
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Leslie Knott and Clementine Malpas: Putting the Camera Down

Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Leslie Knott and Clementine Malpas from Tiger Nest Films discuss how the line between observer and participant is blurred while filming and photographing in situations of intense drama and human suffering.
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Sound in Focus Concerts: Nas with Wild Belle

Sat, Jul 23, 2016

The Annenberg Foundation and KCRW's Sound in Focus summer concert series is back for 2016!
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Sound in Focus Concerts: Baaba Maal with Classixx and Brazilian Girls

Sat, Jul 16, 2016

The Annenberg Foundation and KCRW's Sound in Focus summer concert series is back for 2016!
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Sound in Focus Concerts: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros with Imarhan

Sat, Jul 9, 2016

The Annenberg Foundation and KCRW's Sound in Focus summer concert series is back for 2016!
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REZA Deghati: Exile Voices: Visual Stories of Refugees by Refugee Children

Thu, Jun 30, 2016

REZA Deghati discusses the workshop he launched at the Kawergosk refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan, where he provided cameras to the children there and inspired them to become “camp reporters.”
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Daniel Jack Lyons: Witnessing the Vision and Hearing the Voice

Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Daniel Jack Lyons discusses his process for creating images and conveying messages that celebrate the strength and perseverance of often-marginalized communities.
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Don Bartletti: The Roads Most Traveled: Causes and Consequences of Illegal Immigration

Thu, Jun 16, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Don Bartletti discusses the frequently misunderstood and politically charged topic of immigration.
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Around the World with The Little Market

Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Join us for a moderated lecture panel with the founders of The Little Market, Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla.
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Handmade LA Pop-Up

Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Enjoy a fun afternoon celebrating local food and craft artisans at Skylight Studios.
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Alixandra Fazzina: Visualizing Migration

Fri, Jun 10, 2016

RESOLVIENDO is a familiar sentiment in Cuban culture that is being redefined by a new generation.