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Two art shows in LA might look like your kitchen after Thanksgiving. One features decaying ceramic fruits and vegetables, the other has topsy-turvy flower arrangements.

Two art shows in LA might look like your kitchen after Thanksgiving. One features decaying ceramic fruits and vegetables, the other has topsy-turvy flower arrangements.

from Greater LA

Jemele Hill on journalistic responsibility around race, lack of support at ESPN

In her new memoir “Uphill,” journalist Jemele Hill recounts her high-profile departure from ESPN, and growing up poor in Detroit to a single mother.

Pajarete: Mexican spiked milk gets you energized — and high — before work

A pajarete is a party and Mexican drink made of chocolate, coffee, high-proof alcohol, and raw milk from goats and cows.

Mark Burnett departs MGM-Amazon. What does it mean for the merger?

Mark Burnett, the well-known reality TV producer, is departing from his chairman role at MGM months after Amazon acquired the company for $8.5 billion. What’s next?

KCRW Partner Screening: 'Empire of Light'

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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.

Dec. 04 2 hr, 58 min

Henry Rollins

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

Dec. 03 1 hr, 58 min

Metropolis

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

Dec. 03 1 hr, 59 min

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Panelists discuss the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s change of leadership and reforming law enforcement agencies, the rise of antisemitism, and the politics of the World Cup.

from Left, Right & Center

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Lee Fields grooves through a soulful set of jams from his latest LP “Sentimental Fool,” in the first real time live broadcast from KCRW HQ in over two years.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Fanatic! Happy Saturday to you.

from Henry Rollins

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Actress Constance Wu’s new memoir, “Making a Scene,” is about growing up in Virginia and transitioning from theater, to TV, to film.

Constance Wu is done repressing trauma endured on ‘Fresh Off the Boat’

Actress Constance Wu’s new memoir, “Making a Scene,” is about growing up in Virginia and transitioning from theater, to TV, to film.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Panelists discuss the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s change of leadership and reforming law enforcement agencies, the rise of antisemitism, and the politics of the World Cup.

Border Protection needs a new leader. Can the agency be reformed?

Panelists discuss the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s change of leadership and reforming law enforcement agencies, the rise of antisemitism, and the politics of the World Cup.

from Left, Right & Center

A Los Angeles journalist with brain trauma turned to specialists who recommended ketamine treatment. It’s known as the party drug “special K,” but it gives her relief.

Ketamine chronicles: Party drug gives this Angeleno relief from brain trauma

A Los Angeles journalist with brain trauma turned to specialists who recommended ketamine treatment. It’s known as the party drug “special K,” but it gives her relief.

from Greater LA

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, December 4, 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.

The state of California is about to take on pharmaceutical companies by producing safe, effective, FDA approved insulin.

Insulin production in California

The state of California is about to take on pharmaceutical companies by producing safe, effective, FDA approved insulin.

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 December 4, 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 hope you had a great week. I’ve been on a lot of highways and in a lot of airports getting things done. I saw the great Nashville band Snooper play several nights ago.

KCRW Broadcast 714

Fanatic! I hope you had a great week. I’ve been on a lot of highways and in a lot of airports getting things done. I saw the great Nashville band Snooper play several nights ago.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist December 3, 2022.

Metropolis playlist, December 3, 2022

Metropolis playlist December 3, 2022.

from Metropolis

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, December 3, 2022

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

from Dan Wilcox

Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, December 3, 2022

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

Jeremy Sole's playlist, December 3, 2022

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

from Jeremy Sole

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.

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.

New York Times culture reporter Joe Coscarelli’s book “Rap Capital: An Atlanta Story” talks about the Southern city’s outsized influence on the world of rap and hip hop.

Writer Joe Coscarelli on the complex and rich Atlanta music scene

New York Times culture reporter Joe Coscarelli’s book “Rap Capital: An Atlanta Story” talks about the Southern city’s outsized influence on the world of rap and hip hop.

from The Treatment

Come be a part of the unveiling of KCRW’s TOP ALBUMS OF THE YEAR a whole 24 hours before the general public!

KCRW's Best of 2022

Come be a part of the unveiling of KCRW’s TOP ALBUMS OF THE YEAR a whole 24 hours before the general public!

from Special Programming

Broadway actress Sharon D Clarke finds inspiration and motivation from Donny Hathaway’s 1973 anthem “Someday We'll All Be Free.”

The Treat: Actress Sharon D Clarke on Donny Hathaway’s ‘Someday We'll All Be Free’

Broadway actress Sharon D Clarke finds inspiration and motivation from Donny Hathaway’s 1973 anthem “Someday We'll All Be Free.”

from The Treatment

Director Sacha Jenkins’ projects include the documentary “Fresh Dressed” and the miniseries “Everything’s Gonna Be All White.”

Director Sacha Jenkins on Louis Armstrong’s strength

Director Sacha Jenkins’ projects include the documentary “Fresh Dressed” and the miniseries “Everything’s Gonna Be All White.”

from The Treatment

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

SiLVA's playlist, December 2, 2022

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

from SiLVA