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FEATURED EVENTS
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Disappearing Act
04/18/2014 - 04/20/2014: 4:00PM

Please join us for one of three plays in the New Works Festival Year 2 .

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USC Thornton Percussion Ensemble
04/21/2014: 7:30PM

Joseph Pereira, Thornton faculty and principal timpanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, leads this student ensemble in an evening of percussion works. 


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Building U.S.-China Trust Through Next Generation People, Platform & Programs
04/22/2014: 4:00PM - 5:30PM

The USC U.S.-China Institute launches "Building U.S.-China Trust: Through Next Generation People, Platforms & Programs," a joint report by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism & The School of International Studies of Peking University

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Provost's Postdoctoral Fellows Lecture Series - "Conveniently Authoritarian: Valentino, Mussolini, and the Celebrity Culture in 1920s America"
04/22/2014: 6:15PM - 7:45PM

In the early 1920s, Hollywood's superstar Rudolph Valentino and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini gained outstanding popularity in America.


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Latin Pop Ensemble
04/22/2014: 9:00PM

Thornton faculty Andy Abad leads the USC Thornton Latin Pop Ensemble in an evening of Latin music from the Caribbean, Mexico, Columbia and more featuring Mariachi, Reggaeton and a host of styles.

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What's Hot in Aging Research: The Digital Aging Revolution
04/23/2014: 8:30AM - 4:00PM

The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology will be hosting their fifth annual interdisciplinary symposium, "What's Hot in Aging Research at USC?: The Digital Aging Revolution" on April 23, 2014.


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American Diplomacy and Conflict in Asia
04/23/2014: 1:00PM - 2:50PM

Amb. Pascoe recently Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Political Affairs, where he oversaw the UN's diplomatic efforts to prevent and mitigate conflict, will speak from experience.

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Health, Humanity and Culture Initiative Lecture: Thomas Schwartz Wentzer
04/23/2014: 3:30PM - 5:00PM

Thomas Schwartz Wentzer, associate professor at Aarhus University (Denmark), presents "'I have seen Konigsberg burning': Philosophical Anthropology and the Responsiveness of Historical Experience."


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From Valley Boy to First Jewish Mayor of Los Angeles
04/23/2014: 4:45PM - 7:00PM

Mayor Garcetti was elected four times by his peers to serve as President of the Los Angeles City Council from 2006 to 2012. From 2001 until taking office as Mayor, he served as the Council-member representing the 13th District which includes Hollywood, Echo Park, Silver Lake, and Atwater Village - all of which were dramatically revitalized under his leadership. His "back to basics" agenda is focused on job creation and solving everyday problems for LA residents. Reception-4:45PM Lecture-5:30PM

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Pepe Romero Masterclasses
04/23/2014 - 04/24/2014: 7:00PM

Classical guitar master and Thornton faculty Pepe Romero offers an up-close glimpse into his renowned artistry in two masterclasses at Thornton.