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Attend a celebration of the Pulitzer Prize’s Centennial

This year marks the 100th awarding of the Pulitzer Prizes. To celebrate, the Los Angeles Times and USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism are hosting two days of performances and conversations reflecting on subjects as timely today as they were a century ago. Sign up to attend and cover the keynote program on Thursday,…
April 20, 2016

This year marks the 100th awarding of the Pulitzer Prizes. To celebrate, the Los Angeles Times and USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism are hosting two days of performances and conversations reflecting on subjects as timely today as they were a century ago.

Sign up to attend and cover the keynote program on Thursday, May 19 from 7-9 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre here. The program includes A conversation with Fredrik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize winner and Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School; and Sebastian Junger, bestselling author and director of the documentary “Restrepo”; moderated by Kim Murphy, LA Times assistant managing editor. Performances of excerpts from two Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, “Elliot” (2012) by Quiara Alegria Hudes and “Disgraced” (2013) by Ayad Akhtar, will follow.

Email kyle.finck@latimes.com if you plan on attending.

From Marshall student to Marshall coach and teacher

From Marshall student to Marshall coach and teacher

Joseph Manahan loves John Marshall High School. He graduated in 1995 and has never left. Well, he did for a few years when he went to college, but in 2002, he came back to teach English, geometry, algebra, and coach the Girls' JV & Varsity volleyball teams. He...