KPCC_600AxS Festival is very excited to welcome new presenting partner 89.3 KPCC, who for AxS Festival 2014 | CURIOSITY will be hosting a variety of events exploring the nexus of art and science at the Crawford Family Forum (CFF) in Pasadena. This event will feature MAKERS,” a six-part PBS documentary series by Executive Producers Dyllan McGee & Peter Kunhardt, which profiles the impact women have had over the past 50 years. Join KPCC and Community Cinema on Tuesday, September 23 as we watch the installment,Women in Space,” which traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program, and features the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts — the new group of pioneers who continue to make small but significant steps forward.

Following the film, Joanne Griffith will interview Rev. Dr. Bear Ride on the life and legacy of her sister, the late Dr. Sally Ride — the first U.S. woman in space.

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Additional KPCC AxS Festival 2014 programs will include an installment of NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow and Planetary Radio Live.

6:30pm – Doors Open

7:00pm – Program Start