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The 5,000-square-foot Hollyhock House in East Hollywood was renovated during COVID, and on August 18, it’ll reopen to the public.

The 5,000-square-foot Hollyhock House in East Hollywood was renovated during COVID, and on August 18, it’ll reopen to the public. It’s the first house that Frank Lloyd Wright designed in LA.

from Greater LA

What 6th Street Viaduct reveals about LA — the good and ugly

Street racers have performed stunts, donuts, and burnouts on the 6th Street Viaduct, drawing the attention of the LAPD and national news outlets.

KCRW Partner Event: A Conversation with Seth Meyers and Elvis Mitchell

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KCRW and NBC invite you to a special live and in-person conversation with Seth Meyers, moderated by KCRW's Elvis Mitchell.

Designing social media to addict kids? It’d be illegal if CA bill passes

Prosecutors would be able to sue social media companies for using designs they know are addicting to kids — if California Assembly Bill 2408 passes.

For military vets facing surprise cancer, PACT Act is critical

On Tuesday the Senate approved the PACT Act, which would help veterans struggling with health problems after being exposed to toxic chemicals mainly in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Scott Dallavo

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

Aug. 06 1 hr, 59 min

SiLVA

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

Aug. 05 2 hr, 59 min

FREAKS ONLY

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

Aug. 05 1 hr, 59 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Aug. 05 2 hr, 52 min

Tyler Boudreaux

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

Aug. 04 3 hr, 1 min

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The new month is upon us and Caribou wants you to know “You Can Do It!”

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Panelists discuss surprising primary election wins, Kansas voters protecting abortion rights, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial trip to Taiwan.

from Left, Right & Center

Today’s show honors the memory of Bronx born, honorary Angeleno Vin Scully...

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Actor, comedian, musician, and producer Steve Martin had been invited to one of talent manager’s Sandy Gallin’s showbiz parties in New York.

from The Business

This Week on KCRW

Beyonce’s new solo album, “Renaissance,” feels like nourishment to the soul, says UC Santa Barbara Black studies professor Omise'eke Tinsley.

‘Renaissance’ is Beyonce’s love letter to Black, queer folks

Beyonce’s new solo album, “Renaissance,” feels like nourishment to the soul, says UC Santa Barbara Black studies professor Omise'eke Tinsley.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We currently have no good communication systems to assure that those at risk for serious inherited diseases are informed of their risk.

Informing relatives of genetic risks

We currently have no good communication systems to assure that those at risk for serious inherited diseases are informed of their risk.

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.

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.

Metropolis playlist, August 6, 2022.

Metropolis playlist, August 6, 2022

Metropolis playlist, August 6, 2022.

from Metropolis

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, August 6, 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 6, 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 6, 2022

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

from Anne Litt

Philosopher David Peña-Guzmán examines the neuroscience and philosophical theories of what goes on in the minds of animals when they dream.

The science and philosophy of animal dreams

Philosopher David Peña-Guzmán examines the neuroscience and philosophical theories of what goes on in the minds of animals when they dream.

from Life Examined

Science writer Ed Yong explores the hidden sensory worlds of animals, plants, and insects — most of which are invisible to humans.

The secret sensory world of animals

Science writer Ed Yong explores the hidden sensory worlds of animals, plants, and insects — most of which are invisible to humans.

from Life Examined

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 6, 2022

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

from Scott Dallavo

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

SiLVA's playlist, August 5, 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, August 5, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

KJ Kearney, founder of Black Food Fridays, works to recognize the contributions of his ancestors every week.

Black Food Fridays: KJ Kearney’s political advocacy celebrates Black food culture

KJ Kearney, founder of Black Food Fridays, works to recognize the contributions of his ancestors every week.

from Good Food

Spirits writer Camper English tells the tale of booze as a cure-all throughout history.

Beer, wine, and spirits: The medicinal origins of liquor

Spirits writer Camper English tells the tale of booze as a cure-all throughout history.

from Good Food

Daniel Hernandez and Gabriela Camara share memories of their time spent with Mexican cuisine authority, Diana Kennedy, who passed away in July.

Exploring the food legacy of the late Diana Kennedy

Daniel Hernandez and Gabriela Camara share memories of their time spent with Mexican cuisine authority, Diana Kennedy, who passed away in July.

from Good Food

Sonoko Sakai shops for Jimmy Nardello peppers for furikake she’ll sell at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market.

Picking a peck of peppers for furikake

Sonoko Sakai shops for Jimmy Nardello peppers for furikake she’ll sell at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market.

from Good Food

Joe Egender and Maciel Bañales Luna open a plant-based butcher shop and deli in Highland Park.

Los Angeles gets its first vegan butcher shop

Joe Egender and Maciel Bañales Luna open a plant-based butcher shop and deli in Highland Park.

from Good Food