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Women with Wrenches demystifies the often male-dominated field of auto repair and upkeep, teaching attendees the basics of car maintenance.

Women with Wrenches demystifies the often male-dominated field of auto repair and upkeep, teaching attendees the basics of car maintenance.

from KCRW Features

LAX says air traffic is picking up after global IT outage

Air traffic is picking up at LAX after a global technology outage grounded three major airlines. Travelers should check their flights online before heading to airports.

José James: KCRW Live from HQ

Soul-jazz-hip-hop stalwart José James hits KCRW with his fifth(!) performance, sharing highlights from “1978” — his most soulful, funky, and political album yet.

Weekend film reviews: ‘Twisters,’ ‘Oddity,’ ‘Crossing’

Critics review the latest film releases “Twisters,” “Oddity,” “Crossing,” and “Skywalkers: A Love Story.”

KCRW Partner Screening: 'Dìdi (弟弟)'

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KCRW, Vidiots, and Focus Features invite you to a special advance screening of Dìdi (弟弟) followed by a conversation with director, Sean Wang moderated by Hiro Murai.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jul. 19 2 hr, 53 min

FREAKS ONLY

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh every weeknight.

Jul. 18 39 min

Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

Music to lift your spirits. An expansive sonic journey featuring new and classic rhythms from all over the globe.

Jul. 17 2 hr

Francesca Harding

Music to make you feel.

Jul. 16 2 hr

José Galván

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

Jul. 15 2 hr

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This Week on KCRW

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

Metropolis playlist, July 20th, 2024

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

from Metropolis

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

Nassir Nassirzadeh's playlist, July 20th, 2024

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

from Nassir Nassirzadeh

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, July 20th, 2024

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

Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

Anne Litt's playlist, July 20th, 2024

Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

from Anne Litt

Writer-producer Brad Falchuk consults Joseph Campbell's “The Hero with a Thousand Faces” often and taps into “The Power of Myth” to create his stories.

Brad Falchuk on the importance of ‘dying’ in writing

Writer-producer Brad Falchuk consults Joseph Campbell's “The Hero with a Thousand Faces” often and taps into “The Power of Myth” to create his stories.

from The Treatment

Writer, director, and showrunner Alma Har’el tells us all about adapting Laura Lippman’s 2019 mystery novel “Lady in the Lake” into an AppleTV+ series.

Alma Har’el believes the greatest human mysteries lie within

Writer, director, and showrunner Alma Har’el tells us all about adapting Laura Lippman’s 2019 mystery novel “Lady in the Lake” into an AppleTV+ series.

from The Treatment

Sir Christopher Frayling is one of the world’s most respected scholars on the work of Italian director Sergio Leone.

Sergio Leone scholar Sir Christopher Frayling on two major milestones

Sir Christopher Frayling is one of the world’s most respected scholars on the work of Italian director Sergio Leone.

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.

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, July 19th, 2024

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, only on FREAKS ONLY by Travis Holcombe.

FREAKS ONLY playlist: July 19, 2024

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm, only on FREAKS ONLY by Travis Holcombe.

from FREAKS ONLY

“Shōgun” earns a record 25 Emmy nominations, becoming only the second Non-English show to compete for Best Drama.

ENCORE: Justin Marks, Rachel Kondo on their Emmy-smashing hit ‘Shōgun’

“Shōgun” earns a record 25 Emmy nominations, becoming only the second Non-English show to compete for Best Drama.

from The Business

FX’s “Shōgun” topped the 2024 Emmy nominations, and Disney is reaping the benefits. Meanwhile, Warner Bros.

FX makes Emmys history; Warner Bros. Discovery considers ‘unbundling’

FX’s “Shōgun” topped the 2024 Emmy nominations, and Disney is reaping the benefits. Meanwhile, Warner Bros.

from The Business

Catherine Roberts reports on pesticide residues lurking in 59 common fruits and vegetables.

Which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residue?

Catherine Roberts reports on pesticide residues lurking in 59 common fruits and vegetables.

from Good Food

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison reviews Baroo, which he recently named Restaurant of the Year.

Bill Addison names Baroo the LA Times Restaurant of the Year

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison reviews Baroo, which he recently named Restaurant of the Year.

from Good Food

Julia Sarreal pores over yerba mate, an iconic South American beverage that has been revered and vilified.

How yerba mate became Argentina's national beverage

Julia Sarreal pores over yerba mate, an iconic South American beverage that has been revered and vilified.

from Good Food

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

KCRW Broadcast 798

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

from Henry Rollins

Stef Ferrari raises a glass to stuzzichini, Italian bites served during aperitivo

Bite into the Italian snacks known as stuzzichini

Stef Ferrari raises a glass to stuzzichini, Italian bites served during aperitivo

from Good Food

Mary Beth Sheridan details how drug cartels in Mexico have begun extorting tortilla vendors.

Mexican cartels are targeting tortillerias

Mary Beth Sheridan details how drug cartels in Mexico have begun extorting tortilla vendors.

from Good Food

After surviving an assassination attempt, Donald Trump shared a new message of unity at the RNC. Does this signal a change in his GOP vision?

Trump recounts PA shooting, stumps heavily in winding RNC speech

After surviving an assassination attempt, Donald Trump shared a new message of unity at the RNC. Does this signal a change in his GOP vision?

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