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Why We Write: Roadshow

We are taking our Why We Write project on the road with an Orange County Tour. Live events will be produced throughout Orange County and feature author readings from curated essay submissions. Each event will be recorded for audio podcast and video documentary. Produced in partnership with Anaheim Packing District and The LABREAD MORE

Catalyst Podcast: 004 – Spain’s OFNI Jazz Trio Talks Music and Game of Thrones


It is a rare and wonderful day when you get to have a conversation with three talented and remarkable humans that speak to you in Spanish, English and drum beats. Such a day was afforded to us on September 19th, when a cultural connection with the Embassy of Spain resulted in a performance at Chapman by the critically acclaimed O.F.N.I. Jazz Trio.READ MORE


RSVP for Exhibition Reception


Two of the most powerful forms of expression are words and images. The artists exhibited in conTEXT combine the innate power of both to create their artworks. Juxtaposing the photographic image with text generates a new message uniquely their own. In collaboration with Santa Ana College.



On display at the 1888 Center from April 26, 2018 through May 30, 2018
RSVP for the 12:00pm reception on Saturday, April 28.
Credit: Daisy Monroy Lopez

Writers’ Block: 022 – Megan Praz and Moll Green


Megan Praz and Moll Green have been collaborating as an artist/writer duo for years–first on the ultimate frisbee webcomic, Contested Strip, and followed by the sci-fi space opera pseudo-parody, Space Heroines of El-Andoo. They continue to work on both series, and took time out of working together (and on their individual projects) to sit down with Mike and talk about their history, how a webcomic comes together, and how a one-off joke can grow to become an ongoing series.READ MORE