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Grand Park's ninth annual Dia de Los Muertos installation opens October 22 and runs through November 2.

Grand Park's ninth annual Dia de Los Muertos installation opens October 22 and runs through November 2. The altars will officially be unveiled on Saturday, October 23 at an event with free live performances.

from KCRW Features

Amid trans employee walkout, how is Netflix dealing with communication problems and creative freedom?

“They may not love this special, but they want to stand up for the principle of creative freedom.

San Francisco shut down its In-N-Out for not checking patrons' vaccination status

San Francisco's only In-N-Out location still hasn't reopened for indoor dining. The restaurant violated public health requirements by allowing customers to enter without showing proof of vaccination.

A Look Inside the World of Wes Anderson’s 'The French Dispatch'

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"The French Dispatch" brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city.

Teachers are undervalued and can no longer endure systemic pressures, says high school principal

“Our entire profession is in a crisis mode because people just don't respect it and appreciate it the way that it used to be.

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Fanatic! Happy October! I hope you’re getting in a lot of listening.

from Henry Rollins

Josh, Liz, Sean and Amy talk about President Joe Biden’s economic problems and redistricting ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.

from Left, Right & Center

Metropolis playlist, October 16, 2021.

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It's a new week and we've got new music, like the debut album from British-Bangladeshi-Irish singer Joy Crookes.

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With consumer confidence and demand rising ahead of the holidays, business owners and shoppers are facing perhaps the most significant interruption yet.

LA’s port problem is building up ahead of the holidays

With consumer confidence and demand rising ahead of the holidays, business owners and shoppers are facing perhaps the most significant interruption yet.

from Greater LA

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration this month authorized the sale and marketing of an electronic cigarette. The e-cigarette is from a company called Vuse.

FDA approves e-cig days after Johns Hopkins finds thousands of chemicals in vaping liquid

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration this month authorized the sale and marketing of an electronic cigarette. The e-cigarette is from a company called Vuse.

Selma Blair made a name for herself in the late 1990s and early 2000s as one of Hollywood’s top young supporting actors, taking roles in popular movies like “Cruel Intentions” and…

What happened when Selma Blair got an experimental stem cell transplant for multiple sclerosis

Selma Blair made a name for herself in the late 1990s and early 2000s as one of Hollywood’s top young supporting actors, taking roles in popular movies like “Cruel Intentions” and…

President Biden on Tuesday stated that his Build Back Better spending plan might be whittled down to a maximum of $1.9 trillion.

Democrats’ spending plan might be cut in half. What’s still in it, will progressives support it?

President Biden on Tuesday stated that his Build Back Better spending plan might be whittled down to a maximum of $1.9 trillion.

Join Anthony and Novena for a new release of Portuguese folk classics brought to life with sonic futurism, thanks in part to a new output from duo Macelada.

MBE Oct. 21: Macelada revives Portuguese folks classics with sonic futurism

Join Anthony and Novena for a new release of Portuguese folk classics brought to life with sonic futurism, thanks in part to a new output from duo Macelada.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 20, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 20, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 20, 2021.

An elementary school in L.A.

LA’s toxic secret

An elementary school in L.A.

from Bodies

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.

You may know Australian First Nations rapper Danzal Baker under a handful of monikers, but we think of him as Baker Boy.

Baker Boy: ‘My Mind’ (feat. G-Flip)

You may know Australian First Nations rapper Danzal Baker under a handful of monikers, but we think of him as Baker Boy.

from Today's Top Tune

Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, October 19, 2021

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

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, October 19, 2021

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

“There's a big clog, but it ain't us. We have become a storage facility instead of a throughput facility. We are inundated with a lot of cargo.

24/7 ports won’t fix the supply chain backlog alone, says longshoreman

“There's a big clog, but it ain't us. We have become a storage facility instead of a throughput facility. We are inundated with a lot of cargo.

from Greater LA

People who spend money on experiences, like vacations and dinners with friends, are happier than those who spend money on materialistic possessions, like a new handbag or new poster to…

People buy things to compete and stand out, but a new handbag won’t make you happier, says professor

People who spend money on experiences, like vacations and dinners with friends, are happier than those who spend money on materialistic possessions, like a new handbag or new poster to…

from Greater LA

Director Ken Burns on the beauty and love of Muhammad Ali.

Ken Burns: ‘Muhammad Ali’

Director Ken Burns on the beauty and love of Muhammad Ali.

from The Treatment

Jaubi hail from Lahore, Pakistan. They take their name from the Urdu language, roughly translating to “whatever”. They simply enjoy creating whatever feels good.

MBE Oct. 19: Jazz-fed ragas from Pakistan’s Jaubi

Jaubi hail from Lahore, Pakistan. They take their name from the Urdu language, roughly translating to “whatever”. They simply enjoy creating whatever feels good.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 19, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 19, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 19, 2021.

She was the most influential American DJ you’ve never heard of. Deirdre O’Donoghue was a vital force in the musical underground of the 1980s.

Coming Soon: Bent By Nature

She was the most influential American DJ you’ve never heard of. Deirdre O’Donoghue was a vital force in the musical underground of the 1980s.

from Bent by Nature

Ridley-Thomas is currently refusing to resign despite the federal indictment against him. And he’s unlikely to step down, according to former U.S.

LA politics may breed more corruption as Mark-Ridley Thomas faces indictment, warns ex-US attorney

Ridley-Thomas is currently refusing to resign despite the federal indictment against him. And he’s unlikely to step down, according to former U.S.

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Italian master percussionist and talented multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Poso has a feel for Afro-Latin percussion and drum patterns.

Gabriel Poso: ‘Futurista’

Italian master percussionist and talented multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Poso has a feel for Afro-Latin percussion and drum patterns.

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