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Millions of Californians of Asian descent will celebrate the Lunar New Year next week. While the holiday falls on the same day, each Asian subgroup has its own district traditions.

Millions of Californians of Asian descent will celebrate the Lunar New Year next week. While the holiday falls on the same day, each Asian subgroup has its own district traditions.

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Baker Creek Seed Catalog: Dream up a spring garden this winter

Baker Creek Seed Catalog is encyclopedic in its details of the history and stories behind the cultivation of heirloom varieties of seeds.

‘CODA’ star on Deaf representation: ‘We just have to continue to make noise’

Filmmaker Siân Heder and actress Marlee Matlin tell KCRW about their journey to make “CODA,” a family drama featuring a mostly Deaf cast.

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COVID misinfo: How cannabis became the left's version of Ivermectin

Smoking a joint or taking CBD won’t stop the pandemic, but that viral rumor is the latest piece of medical misinformation around cannabis to take off.

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Don’t trash your fruit peels, chicken bones, and coffee grinds. A new food waste recycling law in California aims to cut methane emissions household by household.

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes back Academy Award winning director Guillermo del Toro, whose latest film is an adaption of the novel “Nightmare Alley” by William Lindsay…

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The Thursday throwdown continues with brand new Toro Y Moi off his forthcoming record, due out in April.

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On the heels of their sixth album, 1988's "16 Lovers Lane," beloved Australian indie outfit The Go-Betweens stopped by “SNAP!” to discuss their home country's influence on their music, the genesis of the album's title, and how they wrote its hit.

Bent By Nature archives: The Go-Betweens (1988)

On the heels of their sixth album, 1988's "16 Lovers Lane," beloved Australian indie outfit The Go-Betweens stopped by “SNAP!” to discuss their home country's influence on their music, the genesis of the album's title, and how they wrote its hit.

from Bent by Nature

The U.S. is facing a dire blood shortage that’s prompted some LA trauma centers to close.

Amid blood shortage, FDA still bans donations from men who’ve had sex with men

The U.S. is facing a dire blood shortage that’s prompted some LA trauma centers to close.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The 2022 Winter Olympics start next week in Beijing.

Winter Olympics: Weak vaccines in host country, event staff to wear hazmat suits

The 2022 Winter Olympics start next week in Beijing.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Modern sports palaces like SoFi Stadium, home to Super Bowl LVI, make us more disconnected, says commentator Joe Mathews.

SoFi Super Bowl: Lots of glitz, little intimacy

Modern sports palaces like SoFi Stadium, home to Super Bowl LVI, make us more disconnected, says commentator Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

This week we’re featuring new work from some familiar names (especially if you’re a fan of Australian legacy artists).

Global Beat Australia: The Church’s Steve Kilbey, Via Tania, and Even

This week we’re featuring new work from some familiar names (especially if you’re a fan of Australian legacy artists).

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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.

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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.

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

SiLVA's playlist, January 28, 2022

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.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, January 28, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

Two people thrown together by chance in a tiny compartment on a Russian train traveling from Moscow to Murmansk, in the arctic north.

Strangers On a Train Redux

Two people thrown together by chance in a tiny compartment on a Russian train traveling from Moscow to Murmansk, in the arctic north.

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Sharon Wee is a fifth generation Peranakan on both her mother and father’s sides.

Celebrate Year of the Tiger with fruitcake, almond cookies, and more

Sharon Wee is a fifth generation Peranakan on both her mother and father’s sides.

from Good Food

When her father ran across a coffee can full of rare cowpea seeds in her grandmother’s freezer, Hannah Marler was able to grow and sell the seeds to put herself through college.

Reaping what she sowed, Hannah Marler put herself through college

When her father ran across a coffee can full of rare cowpea seeds in her grandmother’s freezer, Hannah Marler was able to grow and sell the seeds to put herself through college.

from Good Food

The first Trader Joe’s opened in Pasadena in 1967. Employees wore signature Polynesian shirts and Bermuda shorts, and referred to each other as “captain” and “first mate.”

Trader Joe’s Grocery chain was inspired by mai tais and Pirates of the Caribbean

The first Trader Joe’s opened in Pasadena in 1967. Employees wore signature Polynesian shirts and Bermuda shorts, and referred to each other as “captain” and “first mate.”

from Good Food

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson attempts to save the season by making marmalade with Los Angeles Times cooking columnist Ben Mims.

Save the season with marmalade. Use oranges, pomelos, grapefruit

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson attempts to save the season by making marmalade with Los Angeles Times cooking columnist Ben Mims.

from Good Food

Bill Addison visits Far East Plaza in Chinatown, where Lasita is serving chicken inasal and lechon.

Lasita is wonderfully LA, says restaurant critic Bill Addison

Bill Addison visits Far East Plaza in Chinatown, where Lasita is serving chicken inasal and lechon.

from Good Food

Viewers can now stream the entirety of the upcoming Olympic Games on Peacock. But hosting the games in China comes with complications.

Winter Olympics and Super Bowl: Who will watch?

Viewers can now stream the entirety of the upcoming Olympic Games on Peacock. But hosting the games in China comes with complications.

from The Business

It's New Music Friday and we’ve got your fresh releases, including selections from the long-awaited albums of lavish soul singer Lady Wray and dynamic dancefloor duo Neil Frances.

MBE Jan. 28: New Music Friday with Lady Wray, Neil Frances, and Say She She

It's New Music Friday and we’ve got your fresh releases, including selections from the long-awaited albums of lavish soul singer Lady Wray and dynamic dancefloor duo Neil Frances.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 28, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 28, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 28, 2022.

For the first time, all of the Olympic Games will be available to watch on NBC’s streaming service Peacock. But how many people will actually tune in?

All of the Olympics will stream on Peacock. Will anybody watch?

For the first time, all of the Olympic Games will be available to watch on NBC’s streaming service Peacock. But how many people will actually tune in?

from Hollywood Breakdown

Panelists discuss Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement and replacement, escalating tensions with Russia, and how to end poverty for good.

With Justice Breyer’s retiring, Biden faces another challenge in finding his replacement

Panelists discuss Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement and replacement, escalating tensions with Russia, and how to end poverty for good.

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