Ford Theatres Live

Considering Matthew Shepard

In October of 1998, Matthew Shepard, a young gay student at the University of Wyoming in Laramie was kidnapped, severely beaten, tied to a fence and left to die in a lonely field under a blanket of stars. Five days later, when Matt passed away, the world was watching. Approaching the eve of the 20th anniversary, acclaimed GRAMMY®-winning conductor Craig Hella Johnson has created a musical response to Shepard’s tragic and untimely death that seeks to both celebrate his life and explore how we can transcend tragedy as a means to discover our common humanity. Led on the piano by Johnson, this choral drama features the full 30-member GRAMMY®-winning Conspirare choir, a small instrumental ensemble and projected imagery. Taking place as part of the City of West Hollywood and WeHo Arts' One City One Pride commemoration of this important anniversary.


General Holding Musical Encounter: Alumni Voice Special

Arts & Culture: Music Musical Encounter: Alumni Piano Special

TownHall Strengthening Communities with L.A. Assets

Jamie D. McCourt, Co-Owner and Vice Chairman, Los Angeles Dodgers

Between the Lines 50 Ways to Save Our Children

General Holding Black History Month 2005: Terrence Roberts

ALOUD Ken Burns

Filmmaker Ken Burns screens excerpts and discusses his documentary about boxings first black heavywe...

TownHall Ambassador Mario Scialoja

Muslim minorities in the West and the Shariah.

Girls Basketball Harvard-Westlake vs Sylmar

2005 Girls Basketball

General Holding Commonwealth Club of California: Campaign Finance Reform