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Actor, writer and poet Saul Williams on not talking until he has something to say

from The Treatment

The Venice Family Clinic is slamming LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and others for their call to clear out unhoused people from Venice Beach boardwalk by July 4.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the Trump administration’s efforts to obtain lawmakers' phone records, new indictments and new plea deals for Capitol rioters, and Ken manages to…

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

This Week on KCRW

Now young queer women are part of a new wave in LA to feed the hunger of LGBTQ Angelenos and are building new spaces.

LA has zero lesbian bars. A new wave of queer women are changing that

Now young queer women are part of a new wave in LA to feed the hunger of LGBTQ Angelenos and are building new spaces.

from Greater LA

"Senior Prom" centers around residents of the Triangle Square Senior Housing in Hollywood, one of the oldest queer senior centers in the country.

LA’s LGBTQ+ retirees get a second shot at prom in new PBS documentary

"Senior Prom" centers around residents of the Triangle Square Senior Housing in Hollywood, one of the oldest queer senior centers in the country.

from Greater LA

Founded in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth, Allensworth is “the first and only California town to be founded, financed and governed by Black Americans.”

Visit the first and only California town founded by Black Americans. Plus what to do in South LA

Founded in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth, Allensworth is “the first and only California town to be founded, financed and governed by Black Americans.”

from KCRW Features

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” pianist Paul Cornish picks his most transcendent, challenging, and inspiring favorites, from Joni Mitchell to Jason Moran.

Private Playlist: Pianist Paul Cornish unpacks 5 crucial records from boundary-stretching musicians

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” pianist Paul Cornish picks his most transcendent, challenging, and inspiring favorites, from Joni Mitchell to Jason Moran.

from Music Special Programming

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 18, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 18, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 18, 2021.

Warner Bros. was hoping for a big summer hit with its movie adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “In the Heights.”

What’s behind the ‘In the Heights’ box office miss?

Warner Bros. was hoping for a big summer hit with its movie adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “In the Heights.”

from Hollywood Breakdown

The second American Revolution: A work in progress

The second American Revolution: A work in progress

The second American Revolution: A work in progress

from Scheer Intelligence

Soul stylist Curtis Harding wrote “Hopeful” as a timeless track that reminds us to keep hope alive and riding into the future.

Curtis Harding: ‘Hopeful’ (Clean Edit)

Soul stylist Curtis Harding wrote “Hopeful” as a timeless track that reminds us to keep hope alive and riding into the future.

from Today's Top Tune

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, June 17, 2021

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

from Travis Holcombe

In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as president, and superstar Nat King Cole sang at his inaugural gala.

CAAM explores LA’s Black debutante culture and empowerment

In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as president, and superstar Nat King Cole sang at his inaugural gala.

from Greater LA

Joan Silber writes about life's strange surprises in her new book, “Secrets of Happiness."

Joan Silber: 'Secrets of Happiness'

Joan Silber writes about life's strange surprises in her new book, “Secrets of Happiness."

from Bookworm

President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

Reparations for Black Californians? New task force will spend craft proposals

President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the summit between President Biden and Vladimir Putin, cyberattacks, another test for Obamacare, and decadence.

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Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the summit between President Biden and Vladimir Putin, cyberattacks, another test for Obamacare, and decadence.

from Left, Right & Center

In a highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling out today, the justices once again upheld the Affordable Care Act.

Supreme Court leaves Obamacare intact, delivers a blow to same-sex couples

In a highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling out today, the justices once again upheld the Affordable Care Act.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

Joe Mathews: Why California’s decision to shut down schools for a year should be investigated

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

Global Beat Australia: I Know Leopard, Ngaiire, and Ajak Kwai

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

Critics review Disney Pixar’s “Luca,” about a young boy enjoying a beautiful summer on the Italian coast, but he’s secretly a sea monster; “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go…

‘Fatherhood’ is a relatable look at Black families without negative tropes, says critic

Critics review Disney Pixar’s “Luca,” about a young boy enjoying a beautiful summer on the Italian coast, but he’s secretly a sea monster; “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Daddy’s Home: St. Vincent breaks down the ‘70s, familial trauma, and four songs that move her

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Incredibly talented and hot off a memorable SNL performance, St. Vincent stops by to chat about her new, deeply personal and sonically striking album, Daddy's Home.

Daddy's Home. St. Vincent stops by to chat about her new album. Listen in for a chance to win a box for her upcoming show at the Hollywood Bowl

Incredibly talented and hot off a memorable SNL performance, St. Vincent stops by to chat about her new, deeply personal and sonically striking album, Daddy's Home.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic