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Duarte’s annual count of unhoused residents is still on, despite being delayed due to COVID, and they’re looking for Angelenos to help next month.

Duarte’s annual count of unhoused residents is still on, despite being delayed due to COVID, and they’re looking for Angelenos to help next month.

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LA Opera’s new Latina conductor wants to make classical arts more accessible

Newly minted LA Opera conductor Lina González-Granados often works with young singers outside of performance halls and says the LA Opera does a good job of bringing music to other…

After losing daughter to cystic fibrosis, a mom is sharing ‘Salt in My Soul’ to help others

“Salt in My Soul” is a documentary and book about former KCRW intern Mallory Smith, who died of cystic fibrosis at age 25.

Why are CA politicians ditching public office, going nonprofit?

Serving in the California government can be demoralizing, so many of the state’s promising public officials have found greener pastures — and more power — in nonprofits.

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Columnist Joe Mathews channels Plato and Jonathan Swift as he proposes universal orphanhood to be a straight path to societal equity in California.

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In Damon Albarn’s only in-person interview around his new solo album, the Blur and Gorillaz frontman discusses making “The Nearer the Fountain,” harmonic destinations, and scoring the Icelandic sunrise.

from Anne's Backyard

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard has been hard at work on “Ocean Child,” his curated tribute compilation to the songs of Yoko Ono, featuring a wide range of guests including We Are…

from Today's Top Tune

Fresh off releasing “Daydream Nation,” Sonic Youth stopped by KCRW to discuss Thurston Moore’s association with Glenn Branca, the band’s philosophy on good (and bad) reviews, and what Kim Gordon calls “the urban thrash thing.”

from Bent by Nature

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The authors of “Out of Office” discuss how telecommuting can make people feel an unhealthy need to constantly work, and why it’s problematic to tie so much of your identity to your…

‘Out of Office’ authors on reevaluating our (toxic) relationships with our jobs

The authors of “Out of Office” discuss how telecommuting can make people feel an unhealthy need to constantly work, and why it’s problematic to tie so much of your identity to your…

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KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

Nassir Nassirzadeh's playlist January 23, 2022

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

from Nassir Nassirzadeh

Metropolis playlist, January 22, 2022.

Metropolis playlist, January 22, 2022

Metropolis playlist, January 22, 2022.

from Metropolis

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, January 22, 2022

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

from Dan Wilcox

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, January 22, 2022

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

New releases in all genres.

Chris Douridas' playlist, January 22, 2022

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

Dr. Jonathan Reisman, adventurer and author of “The Unseen Body,” shares his exploration and fascination with the human body, from organs to bodily fluids.

Outside in: Voyages beneath the skin

Dr. Jonathan Reisman, adventurer and author of “The Unseen Body,” shares his exploration and fascination with the human body, from organs to bodily fluids.

from Life Examined

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.

SiLVA's playlist, January 21, 2022

House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.

from SiLVA

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, January 21, 2022

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

from FREAKS ONLY

"Lunana: A Yak In the Classroom" is Bhutan's international-feature entry for the Oscars.

Altitude Adjustment

"Lunana: A Yak In the Classroom" is Bhutan's international-feature entry for the Oscars.

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Bill Addison visits Blossom Market Hall in San Gabriel, where a couple from the area return home on a mission to build community by showcasing a spectrum of food options.

New San Gabriel food hall aims to build community — Bill Addison reviews

Bill Addison visits Blossom Market Hall in San Gabriel, where a couple from the area return home on a mission to build community by showcasing a spectrum of food options.

from Good Food

David Owen goes behind the scenes of modern refrigeration — its history and the unintended consequences in its wake.

The consequences of cooling technology are chilling

David Owen goes behind the scenes of modern refrigeration — its history and the unintended consequences in its wake.

from Good Food

Design curator and writer Corinne Mynatt became fascinated with objects she found at flea markets and began researching their history and function.

Tools of the trade: New book explores the design and history of kitchen implements

Design curator and writer Corinne Mynatt became fascinated with objects she found at flea markets and began researching their history and function.

from Good Food

Furloughed from their jobs in the early days of the pandemic, first-time entrepreneurs Rhea and Marcel Michel decided to open a food business.

Mexican and Indian flavors collide at Saucy Chick Rotisserie

Furloughed from their jobs in the early days of the pandemic, first-time entrepreneurs Rhea and Marcel Michel decided to open a food business.

from Good Food

Clocking in at just under 1,000 pages, food writer and editor Amanda Hesser unearths new recipes in the New York Times archives that provide an overarching retrospective of the…

What makes a recipe essential? Amanda Hesser updates a classic

Clocking in at just under 1,000 pages, food writer and editor Amanda Hesser unearths new recipes in the New York Times archives that provide an overarching retrospective of the…

from Good Food

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson gets the lowdown on greens from Megan Strom of County Line Harvest and Adrian Castro of Coffee Coffee.

Seeing green at the farmer’s market

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson gets the lowdown on greens from Megan Strom of County Line Harvest and Adrian Castro of Coffee Coffee.

from Good Food