Josh Kun, Rakaa Iriscience, Roy Choi, Chris Cormier, Roger Guenveur Smith, Mark Broyard, Ras G, Nes Abegaze, Norman Lear, Evan Kleinman, Lisa Eden, DJ Cavem, Alkemia Earth, Cambalache, Mia Doi Todd, Tembi Locke, Los Angeles Eats Itself, Luis Perez Ixoneztli, MC Supernatural
August 9, 2015

In the summer of 2015, the Library Foundation of Los Angeles presented “To Live and Dine in L.A.: A Live Mixtape” at The Regent Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Hip hop artist Rakaa Iriscience (Dilated Peoples), chef Roy Choi, and USC professor Josh Kun hosted an unparalleled Los Angeles evening, where beats and rhymes (and jarocho and opera) met food history and a discussion of food justice. Through music, film, storytelling, and more, an all-star line-up of very special guests took the audience on a journey through the menu collection of the Los Angeles Public Library and also shined an important light on the issues of food insecurity currently facing the city.

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