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One man waters his yard daily. Another has native plants and hardly ever waters. Southern Californians are taking their own approaches to the drought.

One man waters his yard daily. Another has native plants and hardly ever waters. Southern Californians are taking their own approaches to the drought.

from Greater LA

LeRoy Downs' playlist, May 15, 2022

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

Jason Kramer's playlist, May 15, 2022

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras' playlist, May 15, 2022

A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.

Raul Campos' playlist, May 15, 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…

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Los Angeles mayoral candidates Karen Bass and Rick Caruso launch TV and internet ad blitz to emerge as frontrunners in the mayoral race.

from KCRW Features

The Silver Lake restaurant staple, Casita del Campo, has been serving margaritas for 60 years. And the downstairs theater, The Cavern Club, hosts raucous drag shows.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss how abortion rights could play out during the midterms, and how to win the Latino and Gen Z vote.

from Left, Right & Center

Fanatic! The frogs are back in town. It must be summer. It is as far as this Fanatic is concerned. I’m beaming in to you from the parking lot of the venue in Colorado Springs, CO.

from Henry Rollins

This Week on KCRW

New releases in all genres.

Chris Douridas' playlist, May 15, 2021

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

Superstitions impact many aspects of our lives, but they can have a profound effect in health care.

Friday the 13th

Superstitions impact many aspects of our lives, but they can have a profound effect in health care.

from Second Opinion

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 May 15, 2022

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

from Nassir Nassirzadeh

Fanatic! Hello from Eugene OR. It’s been raining off an on all day. Shows have been going well and I’m looking forward to tonight. A great show we have lined up for you.

KCRW Broadcast 685

Fanatic! Hello from Eugene OR. It’s been raining off an on all day. Shows have been going well and I’m looking forward to tonight. A great show we have lined up for you.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist, May 14, 2022.

Metropolis playlist, May 14, 2022

Metropolis playlist, May 14, 2022.

from Metropolis

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, May 14, 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, May 14, 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

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, May 14, 2022

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

from Tyler Boudreaux

Writer and lecturer Susan Cain explores the evolutionary reasons behind sadness in our lives and how accepting sorrow can lead to greater emotional resilience and creativity.

Bittersweet: Susan Cain on the joy of sweet sorrow

Writer and lecturer Susan Cain explores the evolutionary reasons behind sadness in our lives and how accepting sorrow can lead to greater emotional resilience and creativity.

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.

A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.

Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras' playlist, May 14, 2022

A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.

from Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

A one world celebration - truly global grooves from all decades and all corners of the earth.

Scott Dallavo's playlist, May 13, 2022

A one world celebration - truly global grooves from all decades and all corners of the earth.

from Scott Dallavo

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, May 13, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

Over a sushi dinner, wood engineer Felix Böck had a eureka moment and dreamed up ChopValue, a company that makes products out of recycled chopsticks.

ChopValue gives single-use utensils a second life

Over a sushi dinner, wood engineer Felix Böck had a eureka moment and dreamed up ChopValue, a company that makes products out of recycled chopsticks.

from Good Food

Food writer Eddie Lin remembers Yening “Lupe” Liang, who owned Hop Woo with his wife and daughters and strived for inclusiveness on his menu.

Remembering Yening ‘Lupe’ Liang of Hop Woo

Food writer Eddie Lin remembers Yening “Lupe” Liang, who owned Hop Woo with his wife and daughters and strived for inclusiveness on his menu.

from Good Food

When Suzanne Barr moved home to care for her ailing mother, it sparked in her an entirely new career path. Comforted by her mother’s culinary lessons, Barr became a chef.

Chef Suzanne Barr finds cooking a comforting second career

When Suzanne Barr moved home to care for her ailing mother, it sparked in her an entirely new career path. Comforted by her mother’s culinary lessons, Barr became a chef.

from Good Food

Dragan Ivanovic forages for fresh produce and delivers directly to chefs at their restaurants.

Straight off the truck: Freshly-foraged English peas delivered to chefs

Dragan Ivanovic forages for fresh produce and delivers directly to chefs at their restaurants.

from Good Food