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KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world. Our journey began in Australia with KCRW DJ Raul Campos in conversation with Australian music curator Andrew Khedoori.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

More flooding, humidity, mosquitos in SoCal: Blame greenhouse gases

Massive rain storms across the nation are causing devastating floods and community damage, including in California’s deserts, the American South, and South Korea.

Illegal mining in Brazilian Amazon is destroying soul of Indigenous tribes

People are illegally mining the Amazon rainforest for gold and tin ore. Some of those elements are going to Google and Apple. The mines are threatening Indigenous communities.

A/C upgrades, more tutors, more sleep: What’s new for LAUSD students

LAUSD begins its new term on August 15.

Will the show go on in North Hollywood Arts District?

The slow return of performing arts is threatening the existence of some small theaters in the North Hollywood Arts District.

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Nassir Nassirzadeh

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

Aug. 14 3 hr

Henry Rollins

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

Aug. 13 2 hr, 1 min

Metropolis

The hypnotic pulse of current & classic dance music, including exclusive guest mixes.

Aug. 13 1 hr, 56 min

Dan Wilcox

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

Aug. 13 1 hr, 55 min

Raul Campos

Soulful grooves and fresh remixes from Latin rhythms to indie rock.

Aug. 13 2 hr, 49 min

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Panelists discuss the FBI search of Trump’s home, how Democrats secured Sen. Manchin’s vote for the Inflation Reduction Act, and whether that legislation will relieve economic pains.

from Left, Right & Center

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

Geologist David R. Montgomery and biologist Anne Biklé explore the relationship between soil health and human health.

from Good Food

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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Microforests can be as small as 10 by 10 feet, but they go a long way in enhancing biodiversity, reducing carbon in the atmosphere, and infusing soil with nutrients.

How microforests can make the air cleaner and LA greener

Microforests can be as small as 10 by 10 feet, but they go a long way in enhancing biodiversity, reducing carbon in the atmosphere, and infusing soil with nutrients.

from Greater LA

As part of The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, Angelenos can watch “Macbeth” every Wednesday to Sunday at 7 p.m. through September 4.

‘Macbeth’ actors build intimacy with audience in Griffith Park

As part of The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, Angelenos can watch “Macbeth” every Wednesday to Sunday at 7 p.m. through September 4.

from Greater LA

A new form of physical therapy for long COVID patients involves singing lullabies, pop songs, and spirituals, while using opera techniques to rebuild their breath capacity and vocal…

Opera to treat long COVID: Mindfulness, breath exercises help heal trauma

A new form of physical therapy for long COVID patients involves singing lullabies, pop songs, and spirituals, while using opera techniques to rebuild their breath capacity and vocal…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The new LAUSD term begins on August 15 — with eased COVID rules. Wearing masks is now optional, and weekly universal testing will no longer happen.

LAUSD enters year 3 of COVID. Masks are optional, mental health struggles remain

The new LAUSD term begins on August 15 — with eased COVID rules. Wearing masks is now optional, and weekly universal testing will no longer happen.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, Today’s Top Tune hand-picks some of the artists playing This Ain’t No Picnic , going down Aug. 27 and 28 Brookside at the Rose Bowl.

Pachyman: ‘All Night Long’ (Feat. Winter)

This week, Today’s Top Tune hand-picks some of the artists playing This Ain’t No Picnic , going down Aug. 27 and 28 Brookside at the Rose Bowl.

from Today's Top Tune

The new legislation offers some major successes, but with regard to drug pricing it is not close to what it could have been.

Limitations of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

The new legislation offers some major successes, but with regard to drug pricing it is not close to what it could have been.

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 August 14, 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! I was in Arkansas last night doing a live onstage interview. Afterwards, I didn’t get any sleep so today was a bit blurry.

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Fanatic! I was in Arkansas last night doing a live onstage interview. Afterwards, I didn’t get any sleep so today was a bit blurry.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist, August 13, 2022.

Metropolis playlist, August 13, 2022

Metropolis playlist, August 13, 2022.

from Metropolis

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, August 13, 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, August 13, 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

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

Anne Litt's playlist, August 13, 2022

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

from Anne Litt

Writer Daniel Bergner goes on a journey to better understand modern psychiatry, and discovers little has changed over the last 40 years when it comes to treatment.

The search for our psyches: A new path forward in treating mental disorders

Writer Daniel Bergner goes on a journey to better understand modern psychiatry, and discovers little has changed over the last 40 years when it comes to treatment.

from Life Examined

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

Global Beat Australia: LA Mood, Jess Hitchcock + Lisa Mitchell, and Bagful of Beez

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

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

Scott Dallavo's playlist, August 13, 2022

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

from Scott Dallavo

Nabil Ayers is a writer, musician and also son of the musician Roy Ayers, known for his song “Everybody Loves the Sunshine.”

Writer Nabil Ayers on his sunny life

Nabil Ayers is a writer, musician and also son of the musician Roy Ayers, known for his song “Everybody Loves the Sunshine.”

from The Treatment