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Art Talk

Art reviews from art critics Edward Goldman and Hunter Drohojowska-Philp.


Bookworm showcases writers of fiction and poetry - all interviewed with insight and precision by the show's host Michael Silverblatt.

Design & Architecture

DnA Host Frances Anderton talks to designers, users and critics about products, fashion and architecture.

Film Reviews

The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.

Good Food

Good Food explores current events, social phenomena, history and culture through the lens of food.

Good Food on the Road

Evan Kleiman talks with the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold about restaurants you may not have tried yet, but ought to.

Guest DJ Project

KCRW's Guest DJ Project invites an array of cultural icons to share and discuss songs that have inspired and moved them.

Hollywood Breakdown

KCRW’s The Business host Kim Masters breaks down Hollywood's top stories with L.A. Times reporter John Horn.

LA Observed

LA Observed covers the week's top stories in LA media, politics and culture, and ties up loose ends on the topics that Angelenos have been discussing all week.

Left, Right & Center

Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality.

Martini Shot

Veteran TV writer and producer Rob Long shares his behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood life on "Martini Shot."


A weekly show featuring music mixes and artist interviews showcasing the world of electronic dance music.

Morning Becomes Eclectic

A music experience that celebrates innovation and creativity through live performance and diverse playlists.

Opening the Curtain

Musings on what Los Angeles theater is - and can be.

Orange County Line

OC Weekly's Gustavo Arellano covers the news and politics of Orange County, offering us a glimpse to an OC more strange and complex than we ever imagined.

Press Play

Madeleine Brand examines the latest ideas and trends that are shaping our world and shaping Los Angeles. Madeleine talks with news makers, big thinkers, and everyday people.

Rhythm Planet

Tom Schnabel features the latest and best in jazz and international music, with an emphasis on new Brazilian, European, African, and Tropical Latin music.

Sonic Trace

Sonic Trace is KCRW's storytelling project that begins in the heart of Los Angeles and crosses into Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.


Lea Thau hosts this series about the strangers we meet, the strangers we become, and the "strangeness" we might overcome when we find ways to connect in the modern world.

The Business

The Business is the show about the business of show business. It goes beyond the glitz and glamour to the who, what, why and how of making movies and TV.

The Organist

The Organist podcast is a monthly experimental arts-and-culture program produced by KCRW and the award-winning monthly magazine, Believer.

The Spin-off

The Spin-off is a monthly TV-centric podcast from KCRW's The Business, a dynamic conversation about the evolving state of the small screen.

The Treatment

Film critic Elvis Mitchell turns the tables and gives the "treatment" to some of the most influential and innovative forces creating movies and popular art and entertainment.

This... Is Interesting

Matt Miller turns his curiosity and wit to deeper encounters with the world's most provocative thinkers and newsmakers.

To the Point

A fast-paced, news based one-hour daily national program that focuses on the hot-button issues of the day, co-produced by KCRW and Public Radio International.

Today's Top Tune

A free song each weekday, curated for your listening pleasure.


A program of storytellers and documentaries that cover the ground between the sophisticated and the profane, by talented producers from around the country.

Which Way, L.A.?

Award-winning moderator Warren Olney leads lively, thoughtful and provocative discussion on the issues Southern Californians care about.

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