Taking the Stage for “To Live and Dine L.A.: A Live Mixtape”



Mashing up food with music, live storytelling with video, conversations with beats and rhymes, join hip hop artist Rakaa Iriscience (Dilated Peoples), chef Roy Choi, and USC professor Josh Kun for a one-of-a-kind Los Angeles evening. On Sunday, August 9 at The Regent Theater, “To Live and Dine in L.A.: A Live Mixtape,” will guide us through a DJ-driven, multidimensional journey through the menu collection of the Los Angeles Public Library and shine a light on the issues of food insecurity currently facing the city. As an appetizer for this eclectic live event, here’s a playlist from some of the all-star guests who will take the stage. Presented by the Library Foundation as part of the “To Live and Dine in L.A.” project that explores the Library’s vast menu collection, learn more about tickets here.


L.A. hip hop underground legend Rakaa Iriscience:


Actor, director, writer Roger Guenveur Smith:


Singer-songwriter Mia Doi Todd:


Television trailblazer Norman Lear:


KCRW host and culinarian Evan Kleiman:


International recording artist DJ Cavem Moetavation:


Jarocho musician César Castro:



Actress Tembi Locke of “The Kitchen Widow”:


Legendary battle rapper MC Supernatural:


DJ Zo of The LINE Hotel and Soho House:

Learn more about these special guests and many others set to take the stage for “To Live and Dine in L.A.: A Live Mixtape.

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