ALAJE provides jazz studies students the opportunity to arrange and perform a range of musical selections, from standards to original compositions, making ALAJE a launching point for some of the finest musicians of the next generation. He is a two-time Ignatz winner and four-time nominee and works full-time as a writer and storyboarder on Cartoon Network’s “Adventure Time.” SCHEDULE Illustrating Lives: The Art of the Graphic Novel Saturday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 › Aldrin, alongside Neil Armstrong, became one of the first humans to walk on the moon in 1969.
SCHEDULE Afro/Latin Jazz Music Performance Sunday, p.m., USC Stage › Alden is the author of the graphic novels “It Never Happened Again,” “Wicked Chicken Queen,” “Lydian” and “New Construction,” which is a 2015 finalist for the L. Since then, Aldrin has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and more than 50 other honors.
SCHEDULE Young Adult Fiction: The Light Fantastic Saturday, 3 p.m., YA Stage › Ahmed is a Bangladeshi writer based in Dhaka.
Kissinger” and “Forty Steps.” SCHEDULE History Through Fiction’s Lens Sunday, p.m., Annenberg Auditorium › The Afro-Latin American Jazz Ensemble, directed by Aaron Serfaty, is one of several ensembles housed Within the USC Thornton School of Music.
SCHEDULE From Page to Stage: Playwriting, History and Adaptation Sunday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall › Alford is an author, historian and professor emeritus at Northern Virginia Community College. Times’ music editor and, before that, a senior writer covering culture With Newsweek magazine.
He is a founding board member of the Abraham Lincoln Institute of Washington, D. native who has written in publications ranging from Rolling Stone to the New York Times. SCHEDULE Ideas Exchange: Carrie Brownstein in Conversation With Lorraine Ali Sunday, 11 a.m., Bovard Auditorium › Allende was born in Mexico City in 1974 but can pull off 1985 under the proper light.
His latest title is “Booked.” SCHEDULE Kwame Alexander in Conversation With Joel Arquillos Sunday, a.m., Seeley G.
Mudd 123 › Selected Works Sunday, p.m., Poetry Stage › Alfaro is a renowned Chicano performance artist, writer, theater director and social activist.
Aldrin’s new book is “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon.” SCHEDULE Author of “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon,” Interviewed by Carolyn Kellogg Saturday, p.m., L. Times Stage › Alexander is a poet, educator and best-selling author of 21 books, including “The Crossover,” which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children, among many other awards.
Alexander believes that poetry can change the world and he uses it to inspire and empower young people through his Book-in-a-Day literacy program.