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PAST EVENTS

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Justin organized and co-moderated a Pasadena mayoral and District City Council candidates' forum at Maranatha High School, hosted by the West Pasadena Residents' Association in cooperation with the Linda Vista-Annandale Association and the Madison Heights Neighborhood Association. Read parts one and two of Justin's write-up of the forum in Pasadena Now, and watch the forum via Pasadena Media.

Friday, November 22, 2019
Justin filled in as guest host on Pasadena Media's "NewsRap" show to talk impeachment, the Democratic debate, and local politics.

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Justin moderated a panel of the Pasadena Weekly editorial staff in the Pasadena Playhouse Friendship Center as part of LitFest Pasadena 2019.

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Justin read from and talked about his book Saturnalia at the Adventurers Club of Los Angeles.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Justin was interviewed by James Farr on his show The Conversation.Live.

Sunday, May 20, 2018
Justin read from his book Saturnalia alongside other local authors at LitFest Pasadena 2018.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Justin moderated the Pasadena Weekly Editorial Staff Panel at the Pasadena Central Library.
"In this digital age when traditional, daily newspapers are losing revenue, cutting budgets, and decreasing staff, alternative newsweeklies are thriving. Join the editorial staff of the Pasadena Weekly newspaper as they discuss how these hyper-local papers have found a sustainable niche serving their communities; the process of putting out a paper each week; how they make editorial decisions; their individual books; Pasadena city politics; and more. Featuring Editor Kevin Uhrich, Deputy Editor André Coleman, Arts Editor Carl Kozlowski, Columnist Ellen Snortland, and Contributor Justin Chapman."

Friday, October 21, 2016
Justin signed copies of Saturnalia at the 4th Annual Author Fair during ArtNight Pasadena at the Pasadena Central Library.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Justin did a meet-and-greet with author and political scientist Maria Armoudian at the Vortex.

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Justin appeared on Crown City News' "Sunrise Morning Buzz" show to talk about the rise of Bernie Sanders. He also participated in a segment about the thinning of the GOP herd.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Justin gave a talk on his book Saturnalia at the Kiwanis Club of Pasadena.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Justin was interviewed at Poo Bah Records on the podcast "The Cocktail Hour with Tom Coston," founder of Light Bringer Project and head of Pasadena's Doo Dah Parade.

Monday, October 19, 2015
Justin was the guest speaker at a private dinner at Caltech's prestigious Athenaeum club.

Friday, October 9, 2015
Justin signed copies of Saturnalia at the 3rd Pasadena Author Fair, part of ArtNight Pasadena, at the Pasadena Central Library.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Justin was interviewed on the show "The Intangibles" about his interview with President Jimmy Carter and his book Saturnalia. The segment aired on November 10, 2015.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Justin was nominated as a finalist for a prestigious LA Press Club journalism award for his feature story in the Pasadena Weekly about Joan Williams finally riding in the Rose Parade this year after being denied nearly 60 years ago due to her race. The award ceremony was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.

Monday, June 8, 2015
Justin read from and signed Saturnalia at the Half King Bar & Restaurant in New York City.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Justin read from and signed Saturnalia at the Hatchery Press, a creative space for writers and artists in Hancock Park. A Q&A followed the reading, along with a PowerPoint presentation with photos from Justin's trip through Africa.

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Justin read from Saturnalia at El Portal in the Playhouse District at the 4th annual Pasadena LitFest.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Justin signed copies of Saturnalia at the 20th annual LA Times Festival of Books, in the Rare Bird Books booth, at the University of Southern California.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Justin was interviewed about Saturnalia on "Crown City News Sunrise," a morning talk show on Pasadena's local public access channel KPAS. He also participated in the show's "Morning Buzz" segment discussing the important national and international issues of the day.

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Justin read from and signed Saturnalia at Pasadena's 2nd annual Author Fair at the Pasadena Central Library.

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Justin had a booth with copies of Saturnalia at the Get Healthy Pasadena health fair at Pasadena City College.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Justin co-moderated a Pasadena mayoral candidates' forum at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, hosted by the West Pasadena Residents' Association.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Saturnalia Book Launch Event at Vroman's Bookstore.

Monday, January 12, 2015
Justin appeared on the radio show "LA Progressive Live!" hosted by Dick Price and Sharon Kyle. Read more.

December 2012
Justin appeared on comic Carl Kozlowski's radio show "Kozversations."

Sunday, May 13, 2007
Justin appeared on Pasadena Media's "Crown City News" show.