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As of Tuesday afternoon, the Silverado Fire has burned more than 11,000 acres in the Irvine area and is 5% contained, while the Blue Ridge Fire has burned more than 15,000 acres in the…

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Silverado Fire has burned more than 11,000 acres in the Irvine area and is 5% contained, while the Blue Ridge Fire has burned more than 15,000 acres in the Yorba Linda area and is 0% contained.

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COVID vaccine: Can immunity-boosting compounds from a Chilean tree help?

Vaccines commonly contain adjuvants — substances that help fire up people’s immune systems.

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LA Philharmonic experiments with new web series shot at empty Hollywood Bowl

The LA Phil won’t hold live performances until at least June 2021. But you can now virtually watch them play at the Hollywood Bowl. The new series is called SOUND/STAGE.

Henry Rollins: Help us keep it lit at KCRW, become a member and keep the radio on

"Without a doubt, KCRW is one of the best things that ever came my way. Become a member today and help us keep it lit at KCRW.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Oct. 27 2 hr, 47 min

Garth Trinidad

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

Oct. 26 3 hr

The Fink + Forty Show

Two of Berlin's most informed tastemakers take us on a weekly journey soundtracked by what is rocking the hippest city on earth right now.

Oct. 26 57 min

Dan Wilcox

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

Oct. 25 1 hr, 54 min

Raul Campos

Soulful grooves and fresh remixes from Latin rhythms to indie rock.

Oct. 25 2 hr, 49 min

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Measure J would set aside 10% of locally-generated unrestricted money in LA County's budget — to be spent on alternatives to incarceration.

from KCRW Features

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

It was the last debate of the campaign, and it was less crazy than the last one. NBC’s Kristen Welker kept it on lockdown with some help from a mute button.

from Left, Right & Center

Fanatic! I hope you are enjoying your October. The month of months. I’m doing my best to get all my October favorites listened to.

from Henry Rollins

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KCRW looks at some new art exhibits in LA: 
 At the Vielmetter gallery , Rodney McMillian’s drawings are emotive and abstract, but contain text about violence against Black bodies.…

Black lives, immigration and politics are focal points of new LA art exhibits

KCRW looks at some new art exhibits in LA: At the Vielmetter gallery , Rodney McMillian’s drawings are emotive and abstract, but contain text about violence against Black bodies.…

from Greater LA

Artist Ed Ruscha took 12 road trips down Sunset Boulevard from 1965 to 2007, photographing tumultuous moments there, daily life, and quintessential street scenes.

‘12 Sunsets’: Ed Ruscha’s photos show the transformation of Sunset Boulevard over decades

Artist Ed Ruscha took 12 road trips down Sunset Boulevard from 1965 to 2007, photographing tumultuous moments there, daily life, and quintessential street scenes.

from Greater LA

How Raymond Pettibon’s pandemic paintings made Gumby punk. Drawings made during the pandemic pull from pop culture. Two artists use ceramic glazes for sculptural effects.

Art Insider: How an iconic LA artist escapes Punch Lines

How Raymond Pettibon’s pandemic paintings made Gumby punk. Drawings made during the pandemic pull from pop culture. Two artists use ceramic glazes for sculptural effects.

from Arts & Culture Stories

This week on The Treatment, Elvis Mitchell speaks with Emmy-winning actor Jeremy Strong about playing social activist Jerry Rubin in Netflix’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”

Jeremy Strong: ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

This week on The Treatment, Elvis Mitchell speaks with Emmy-winning actor Jeremy Strong about playing social activist Jerry Rubin in Netflix’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”

from The Treatment

The U.S. Senate on Monday night confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

With the election 1 week away, can Americans trust polling data?

The U.S. Senate on Monday night confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW looks at three new popular TV shows based on books. Netflix’s “The Queen's Gambit” follows a young orphan chess prodigy who struggles with drug and alcohol addiction.

New binge-worthy TV: ‘The Queen’s Gambit,’ ‘The Good Lord Bird’ and more

KCRW looks at three new popular TV shows based on books. Netflix’s “The Queen's Gambit” follows a young orphan chess prodigy who struggles with drug and alcohol addiction.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A 16-18 pound turkey is usually desired for a traditional Thanksgiving, but with people gathering only with family members this holiday, they’ll want a smaller bird.

What smaller Thanksgiving gatherings and fewer events mean for turkey farmers

A 16-18 pound turkey is usually desired for a traditional Thanksgiving, but with people gathering only with family members this holiday, they’ll want a smaller bird.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Strange and unusual sounds plus yelps and screams from around the world populate this week’s playlist.

Rhythm Planet’s Alternative Halloween Playlist

Strange and unusual sounds plus yelps and screams from around the world populate this week’s playlist.

from Music News

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 27, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 27, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 27, 2020.

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, October 27, 2020

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

In 2017, The War And Treaty’s Michael Trotter was struggling with PTSD after serving in Iraq and was contemplating ending his life.

The War And Treaty: ‘Five More Minutes’

In 2017, The War And Treaty’s Michael Trotter was struggling with PTSD after serving in Iraq and was contemplating ending his life.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

from Eclectic 24

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

Garth Trinidad's playlist, October 26, 2020

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

from Garth Trinidad

The LA Dodgers are up 3-2 in their World Series run against the Tampa Bay Rays. If the Dodgers win game six on Tuesday, they’ll win the series.

Will Clayton Kershaw, Mookie Betts, and the Dodgers win the 2020 World Series?

The LA Dodgers are up 3-2 in their World Series run against the Tampa Bay Rays. If the Dodgers win game six on Tuesday, they’ll win the series.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

FBI Director Christopher Wray told a House committee last month that white supremacist groups are the biggest domestic terrorism threat the country faces.

Militia groups at the polls: What kind of danger do they pose?

FBI Director Christopher Wray told a House committee last month that white supremacist groups are the biggest domestic terrorism threat the country faces.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. Senate will almost certainly confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court this evening — just eight days before the presidential election.

Amy Coney Barrett will likely become Supreme Court justice today. What that means for election cases

The U.S. Senate will almost certainly confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court this evening — just eight days before the presidential election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Strong wind gusts are battering the region, spreading wildfires across Southern California. Officials said the wounded firefighters suffered second- and third-degree burns in the Silverado Fire.

Orange County fires: 2 firefighters critically injured in fast-moving blazes

Strong wind gusts are battering the region, spreading wildfires across Southern California. Officials said the wounded firefighters suffered second- and third-degree burns in the Silverado Fire.

from NPR

The 48-year-old judge solidifies the court's conservative majority, filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat just about a week before Election Day.

Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

The 48-year-old judge solidifies the court's conservative majority, filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat just about a week before Election Day.

from NPR