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Critics review the latest film releases: “Dune: Part 2,” “Spaceman,” “Shayda,” and “Problemista.”

Critics review the latest film releases: “Dune: Part 2,” “Spaceman,” “Shayda,” and “Problemista.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Have we hit peak Boomer cinema?

Plus, what new brass at Netflix and Disney herald for the studios’ futures.

‘Re-sparkling’: The science behind embracing variety and rejecting habituation

MIT cognitive scientist and author Tali Sharot delves into the science behind habituation and how breaking up habits and routines can help reset our brains.

Measure HLA promises safer – but slower – LA streets

Measure HLA, which is on the ballot, has attracted passionate support and strong opposition, amid a broad reckoning over the future and priorities of safety in LA transportation.

Ask Myisha: How to navigate sex and dating while dealing with chronic pain

Dr. Akilah Cadet joins Myisha to offer some relief for confronting chronic pain and intimacy.

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KCRW's signature daily music show. New releases, live performances, and interviews.

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Gaby Moreno, a freshly minted Grammy-winner for her 2023 album “X Mí (Vol. 1),” brings her victory lap to KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

In honor of leap year today, let’s turn to a new project from old friends who believe that the best collaborations take time.

from Today's Top Tune

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from Henry Rollins

The Downtown LA gay bar Redline opened in 2015. Now it joins a long legacy of LGBTQ spaces that have closed in the city center.

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Actor Colman Domingo reflects on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and how the Bard’s words have never left him.

Oscar nominee Colman Domingo reflects on Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’

Actor Colman Domingo reflects on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and how the Bard’s words have never left him.

from The Treatment

In-depth chronicler of film history Sam Wasson sets his sights on a game-changer via his new book “The Path to Paradise: A Francis Ford Coppola Story.”

Author Sam Wasson takes us into the life of iconic filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola

In-depth chronicler of film history Sam Wasson sets his sights on a game-changer via his new book “The Path to Paradise: A Francis Ford Coppola Story.”

from The Treatment

Amy Schumer wears all the hats — creator, director, and star — for season two of the Hulu comedy series “Life & Beth.”

Amy Schumer on ‘Life (& Beth’) in the director’s chair

Amy Schumer wears all the hats — creator, director, and star — for season two of the Hulu comedy series “Life & Beth.”

from The Treatment

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.

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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.

KCRW and LA Radio Club are throwing a party for local audio storytellers & journalists! 🎉 Come hang out with your friends and make some new ones on March 15th at Navel LA.

KCRW x LA Radio Club Party

KCRW and LA Radio Club are throwing a party for local audio storytellers & journalists! 🎉 Come hang out with your friends and make some new ones on March 15th at Navel LA.

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Dr. Lauren Crossland-Marr explains how the gene editing technology CRISPR is impacting our food chain.

How the gene-editing technology CRISPR is changing tomatoes, grapes and cattle

Dr. Lauren Crossland-Marr explains how the gene editing technology CRISPR is impacting our food chain.

from Good Food

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison visits Yess, a new Japanese restaurant in the Arts District.

Yess: 'The most quietly ambitious cooking to emerge in LA'

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison visits Yess, a new Japanese restaurant in the Arts District.

from Good Food

At the farmer's market, chef Deau Arpapornnopparat shops for Holy Basil, his Atwater Village Thai restaurant.

Market Report: Chef Deau Arpapornnopparat finds his cilantro roots

At the farmer's market, chef Deau Arpapornnopparat shops for Holy Basil, his Atwater Village Thai restaurant.

from Good Food

Kevin Wilson, aka the CEO of Chai, describes how something as simple as a cup of tea can bring solace amid our mad world.

Chai is empathy in liquid form says Kevin Wilson

Kevin Wilson, aka the CEO of Chai, describes how something as simple as a cup of tea can bring solace amid our mad world.

from Good Food

Food and ag journalist Tom Philpott debunks the pro-ethanol POV.

Why is the US so devoted to corn-based ethanol when there are better ways to produce energy?

Food and ag journalist Tom Philpott debunks the pro-ethanol POV.

from Good Food

Scholar and editor Darra Goldstein detonates the flavor bombs of preserved condiments.

Let's explore food preservation through condiments!

Scholar and editor Darra Goldstein detonates the flavor bombs of preserved condiments.

from Good Food

Yard Act’s “Where’s My Utopia?” and Everything Everything’s “Mountainhead” are just a couple of the week’s bold LPs to savor.

MBE Playlist March 1: New Music Friday to the max

Yard Act’s “Where’s My Utopia?” and Everything Everything’s “Mountainhead” are just a couple of the week’s bold LPs to savor.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

What lasting impact will Mitch McConnell leave on Senate leadership? Plus, will Biden or Trump change their tune on compromise at the border?

Senate Minority Leader McConnell — from power to resignation

What lasting impact will Mitch McConnell leave on Senate leadership? Plus, will Biden or Trump change their tune on compromise at the border?

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Composer Laura Karpman, now Oscar-nominated for her work on “American Fiction,” has managed to find success writing music for movies, TV shows, and games, even though the playing field…

Composer Laura Karpman on ‘American Fiction,’ Marvel, and hard-won success

Composer Laura Karpman, now Oscar-nominated for her work on “American Fiction,” has managed to find success writing music for movies, TV shows, and games, even though the playing field…

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The latest film releases are Dune: Part 2, Spaceman, Shayda, and Problemista. Weighing in are Alison Willmore, film critic for NY Magazine and Vulture, and Tim Grierson, Senior U.S.

Weekend film reviews: ‘Dune: Part 2,’ ‘Spaceman,’ ‘Shayda’

The latest film releases are Dune: Part 2, Spaceman, Shayda, and Problemista. Weighing in are Alison Willmore, film critic for NY Magazine and Vulture, and Tim Grierson, Senior U.S.

from Weekend Film Reviews

Leyla McCalla is a woman of many talents, especially when it comes to mastering the cello, tenor banjo, and guitar as a multilingual singer and songwriter.

Today’s Top Tune: Leyla McCalla - ‘Tree’

Leyla McCalla is a woman of many talents, especially when it comes to mastering the cello, tenor banjo, and guitar as a multilingual singer and songwriter.

from Today's Top Tune

On this episode of Scheer Intelligence, host Robert Scheer and Les Leopold discuss Leopold’s new book, “Wall Street's War on Workers: How Mass Layoffs and Greed Are Destroying the…

The immiseration of the American worker is a bipartisan political scam

On this episode of Scheer Intelligence, host Robert Scheer and Les Leopold discuss Leopold’s new book, “Wall Street's War on Workers: How Mass Layoffs and Greed Are Destroying the…

from Scheer Intelligence

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

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, February 29, 2024

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

from Tyler Boudreaux