CAP UCLA: In Conversation

CAP UCLA: In Conversation

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CAP UCLA: In Conversation
  • Picturing Mexican America

    Picturing Mexican America is a project that looks back at the history of Mexican Los Angeles to help us understand our present, and undo the systematic erasure of Los Angeles’ rich Mexican past. The project was launched in the fall of 2018 by UCLA Professor, Marissa López. Working with a research...

  • L.A. Omnibus Breathing Fire

    A conversation between author and journalist Jaime Lowe, with Michelle Garcia and Elizabeth Bay (Anti-Recidivism Coalition), Wendy Staggs (Beyond the Bars/Prison Arts Collective), and Claudia Peña (For Freedoms and UCLA Law/UCLA Prison Education Program); all women working in California on the fo...

  • A Conversation with creators and artists from She Is Called: Dear Stranger

    In a discussion moderated by interdisciplinary performer and radio host Helga Davis, Brooklyn Youth Chorus Founder and Artistic Director Dianne Berkun Menaker will join director Charlotte Brathwaite, creative team members Sunder Ganglani and Tareke Ortiz, and singers of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus ...

  • Unpacking The Plastic Crisis

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    A dynamic discussion exploring how local environmental...

  • A Vision for America

    Artists on Leadership & Creative Imagination
    A Stanford Live and CAP UCLA co-presentation
    Artist Constance Hockaday continues the conversation from her latest project Artists-in-Presidents in a discussion with singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero and multidisciplinary artist Daniel Alexander Jones as...

  • Conversation with Philip Glass, Maki Namekawa and Kristy Edmunds

    Philip Glass, Maki Namekawa and Kristy Edmunds discuss Philip Glass Piano Sonata and more.

  • L.A. Omnibus: Lynell George

    A native Angeleno, Lynell George has been observing and writing about Los Angeles her entire life. She will share her insights and talk about her new book, A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky: The World That Made Octavia E. Butler. CAP UCLA audiences will remember Toshi Reagon’s Parable of the S...

  • L.A. Omnibus: Constance Hockaday, Daniel Alexander Jones & Kristina Wong

    Constance Hockaday, Daniel Alexander Jones and Kristina Wong make performance and multi-disciplinary art works that explore political voice, shared space, disruption and belonging. In this moment of cultural and political crisis, three artists that defy easy categorization share their thoughts on...

  • L A Omnibus: Donna Rifkind

    Literary critic (and native Angeleno) Donna Rifkind discusses her biography of Viertel, The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Donna’s research for the book spanned 10 years and multiple continents, where she uncovered the often-hidden stories of ...

  • Making Art in Times of Crisis

    In conjunction with our presentation of Table Top Shakespeare, we worked with artists and scholars to dig deeper into issues that have relevance to the plays and the period when they were written. There were five major outbreaks of plague in Shakespeare's lifetime, theaters were closed to the pub...

  • A Conversation with Tune In Festival Artists

    Kristy Edmunds speaks with Carla Canales, Dan + Claudia Zanes, The Small Glories, Nano Stern and Vijay Gupta during day four of The Tune In Festival streamed on Sat, Oct 31, 2020.