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A newly installed arch over Beverly Boulevard, designed by Eliseo Silva, proudly welcomes people to Historic Filipinotown. It’s titled “Talang Gabay: Our Guiding World.”

A newly installed arch over Beverly Boulevard, designed by Eliseo Silva, proudly welcomes people to Historic Filipinotown. It’s titled “Talang Gabay: Our Guiding World.”

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Tiny home company cashes in on the homelessness crisis

Business is booming for a maker of the prefab homeless shelters known as tiny homes. Can a company banking on homelessness also help alleviate it?

With baby formula shortage, parents try making their own. Safe?

It could take two months until grocery shelves are restocked with infant formula. A pediatrician advises parents on how to feed their little ones in the meantime.

Young Creators Project spotlight: August MacDonald

August MacDonald finds peace in writing poems. She writes about brains and bodies and how humans are changing chameleons.

Five questions to ask if your child has a fever

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

May. 18 2 hr, 49 min

Francesca Harding

Music to make you feel.

May. 17 3 hr

FREAKS ONLY

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

May. 17 1 hr, 59 min

José Galván

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

May. 16 3 hr

Tyler Boudreaux

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

May. 16 1 hr, 58 min

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Metropolis playlist, May 14, 2022.

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Fanatic! Hello from Eugene OR. It’s been raining off an on all day. Shows have been going well and I’m looking forward to tonight. A great show we have lined up for you.

from Henry Rollins

Breathe deep into a new week as Bay Area psychedelic soul group Monophonics deliver a full recalibration of your spirit through the timeless sounds of their new album “Sage Motel.”

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Chicago based quintet Dos Santos caught our attention with their latest string of releases, but band member Alex Chavez delivers with a new side project titled “Carmelo Haze”…

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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Jacqueline Chow loves bugs. Her poetry speaks to the true beauty of nature.

Young Creators Project spotlight: Jacqueline Chow

Jacqueline Chow loves bugs. Her poetry speaks to the true beauty of nature.

from Poetry Submissions

Israeli police say they plan to investigate how the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh turned violent. Two journalists who knew her explain why she was so revered.

Shireen Abu Akleh’s death drives Palestinian journalists to keep telling the story

Israeli police say they plan to investigate how the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh turned violent. Two journalists who knew her explain why she was so revered.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, is out with a new album called “Lifted.” He talks about growing up in a musical family and how New Orleans is a “magical city.”

Trombone Shorty on cherishing New Orleans’ culture post-Katrina

Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, is out with a new album called “Lifted.” He talks about growing up in a musical family and how New Orleans is a “magical city.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, May 18, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

Kevin Beasley’s new art exhibition in LA features mixed media that explores the Black experience and how it shapes American history and culture.

Artist Kevin Beasley looks at Black experience beyond gallery space

Kevin Beasley’s new art exhibition in LA features mixed media that explores the Black experience and how it shapes American history and culture.

from Greater LA

Donate today to pass the mic to diverse communities so we can see more faces like mine in the newsroom.

Support KCRW’s Spring Pledge Drive to celebrate diverse voices

Donate today to pass the mic to diverse communities so we can see more faces like mine in the newsroom.

from Members

At California’s competitive Lowell High School, many students are from working-class Asian families, and they’re struggling to get into Ivy League colleges.

‘Try Harder!’: SF Asian students ask why Stanford doesn’t want them

At California’s competitive Lowell High School, many students are from working-class Asian families, and they’re struggling to get into Ivy League colleges.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Pennsylvania, John Fetterman, who recently had a stroke, won the Democratic nomination for Senate.

Could Pennsylvania be the most important state in midterm elections?

In Pennsylvania, John Fetterman, who recently had a stroke, won the Democratic nomination for Senate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s not true that corporations are orchestrating inflation because they see an opportunity to pad their bottom lines, says the Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell.

Is corporate greed driving inflation? No, says WaPo columnist

It’s not true that corporations are orchestrating inflation because they see an opportunity to pad their bottom lines, says the Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Evan Kleimen offers recipes featuring spring fruit. Use strawberries for scones, blueberries for pies, rhubarb for BBQ sauce, and Meyer lemon sugar for cookies.

Spring fruit: What can you make with strawberries, blueberries, Meyer lemons?

Evan Kleimen offers recipes featuring spring fruit. Use strawberries for scones, blueberries for pies, rhubarb for BBQ sauce, and Meyer lemon sugar for cookies.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams will split pay and prize money in a groundbreaking new collective bargaining agreement with the U.S. Soccer Federation.

Pay equity for US women’s soccer: Could it influence other sports?

The U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams will split pay and prize money in a groundbreaking new collective bargaining agreement with the U.S. Soccer Federation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

MBE May 18: Santigold, Say She She side grooves, and your exclusive invite to our party

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 18, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 18, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 18, 2022.

Hailing from Philly, Suzanne Sheer is an R&B powerhouse who has an interesting take on her song “Girls on the Internet.”

Suzanne Sheer: ‘Girls on the Internet’

Hailing from Philly, Suzanne Sheer is an R&B powerhouse who has an interesting take on her song “Girls on the Internet.”

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Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, May 17, 2022

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, May 17, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

To prevent small businesses from being priced out of Boyle Heights, a nonprofit is buying commercial property and offering tenants a share in ownership.

Stopping gentrification in Boyle Heights: Can retail co-op model help?

To prevent small businesses from being priced out of Boyle Heights, a nonprofit is buying commercial property and offering tenants a share in ownership.

from Greater LA

In LA, more than 2500 species were identified by about 1400 observers in this year’s City Nature Challenge. The western fence lizard was the most observed species.

Find LA's rare plants and animals through City Nature Challenge

In LA, more than 2500 species were identified by about 1400 observers in this year’s City Nature Challenge. The western fence lizard was the most observed species.

from Greater LA

On May 15, a gunman entered a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, killing one person and injuring five others.

Chinese and Taiwanese are close in SoCal, processing church killings

On May 15, a gunman entered a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, killing one person and injuring five others.

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