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The Pac-12 conference has decided to postpone all sporting events for the rest of the year. That means no soccer, no volleyball, and no football.

The Pac-12 conference has decided to postpone all sporting events for the rest of the year. That means no soccer, no volleyball, and no football.

from Greater LA

3% of Latinos use ‘Latinx’ to describe themselves, poll finds

A new poll by the Pew Research Center finds that barely a quarter of Americans who identify as Hispanic or Latino have even heard of the word Latinx.

If Kamala Harris and Joe Biden win in November, who might take her Senate seat?

If Joe Biden and Kamala Harris win as president and vice president in November, Harris will have to give up her Senate seat.

‘Indian Matchmaking’ reveals ‘double-edged sword’ of arranged marriages

Some people are calling Netflix's "Indian Matchmaking" binge-worthy, while others call it offensive.

Elizabeth Wetmore: 'Valentine' (Part Two)

Elizabeth Wetmore’s “Valentine” is an impressive demonstration of the power of the voices of women.

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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.

Aug. 10 57 min

Valida

A seamless blend of styles from indie rock to golden-era hip-hop, and everything in between.

Aug. 10 2 hr, 27 min

Dan Wilcox

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

Aug. 09 1 hr, 59 min

Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

Aug. 09 1 hr, 58 min

Raul Campos

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

Aug. 09 2 hr, 50 min

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Edwin Krupp of LA’s Griffith Observatory shares the optimal times and places for watching the Perseid meteor shower.

from KCRW Features

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Josh and Ken talk about NDAs, DNA and two major issues before the DC Circuit Court of Appeals: the charges against Michael Flynn and whether Congress can sue to force former White…

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Fanatic! We’re doing it again! It’s our Case Of The Punks show! Look below, it’s a lot of tunes. I don’t think we did one of these last year.

from Henry Rollins

This Week on KCRW

However, moving forward, HBM will continue as an independent production, and no longer be distributed through the KCRW feed.

HBM Continues as an Independent Podcast

However, moving forward, HBM will continue as an independent production, and no longer be distributed through the KCRW feed.

from Here Be Monsters

LA Unified’s new school year will start again on August 18. All K-12 classes will be all virtual for the nearly 800,000 students.

How LAUSD teachers are preparing for the start of school next week

LA Unified’s new school year will start again on August 18. All K-12 classes will be all virtual for the nearly 800,000 students.

from Greater LA

Republican Marjorie Taylor Green won a close primary runoff in Georgia this week. That likely guarantees she’ll win the congressional seat in November.

The rise of QAnon and what it means for the Republican party

Republican Marjorie Taylor Green won a close primary runoff in Georgia this week. That likely guarantees she’ll win the congressional seat in November.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW talks about Kamala Harris’ family history, influences, and rise in politics — with Melanie Mason, who’s covering the 2020 presidential campaign for the LA Times.

Kamala Harris’ backstory and who influenced her policy views

KCRW talks about Kamala Harris’ family history, influences, and rise in politics — with Melanie Mason, who’s covering the 2020 presidential campaign for the LA Times.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A number of LA restaurants — high-end and casual — are permanently closing during the pandemic, and each closing affects families of owners and employees.

Here’s Looking at You, Auburn, Somni: Remembering beloved restaurants that LA lost to the pandemic

A number of LA restaurants — high-end and casual — are permanently closing during the pandemic, and each closing affects families of owners and employees.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California’s long history of mass incarceration may have finally reached an inflection point.

Joe Mathews: It’s time to overcome our dark instinct to lock people up

California’s long history of mass incarceration may have finally reached an inflection point.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Kamala Harris is both the first Black woman and the first South Asian woman to appear on a major party’s presidential ticket. Her mother is Indian.

What it means for Indian Americans that Kamala Harris is on a major party’s presidential ticket

Kamala Harris is both the first Black woman and the first South Asian woman to appear on a major party’s presidential ticket. Her mother is Indian.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s not always a lot of hope in the emergency room. Patients arrive desperate, vulnerable, and frightened.

‘The Beauty in Breaking’: ER doctor on domestic violence, survival, and spiritual healing

There’s not always a lot of hope in the emergency room. Patients arrive desperate, vulnerable, and frightened.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Did you miss us? KCRW is back with a long-form, team-based version of the beloved KCRW Trivia Club Live!

AUGUST 13: KCRW Trivia Night with KCRW's Madeleine Brand

Did you miss us? KCRW is back with a long-form, team-based version of the beloved KCRW Trivia Club Live!

from KCRW's Summer Club

Field Music   blend a pastoral vibe reminiscent of the folky side of progressive rock with a crafty slickness to their songwriting.

Throwback Session: Field Music live on MBE in 2010

Field Music blend a pastoral vibe reminiscent of the folky side of progressive rock with a crafty slickness to their songwriting.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Latest Show

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Initial unemployment claims had been above 1 million for 20 straight weeks. The total receiving unemployment also dipped, to 28.3 million, as of July 25.

New jobless claims dip below 1 million for 1st time since March

Initial unemployment claims had been above 1 million for 20 straight weeks. The total receiving unemployment also dipped, to 28.3 million, as of July 25.

from NPR

The damage done to independent live music by the pandemic has been catastrophic – and a future where it thrives will, regardless and inevitably, arrive.

How live music is coping, and what the near future will bring

The damage done to independent live music by the pandemic has been catastrophic – and a future where it thrives will, regardless and inevitably, arrive.

from NPR

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 13, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 13, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 13, 2020.

This week, the campaign for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, former vice president Joe Biden    announced    Kamala Harris as his running mate.

This Week in Weed: Kamala Harris’s record on cannabis

This week, the campaign for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, former vice president Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his running mate.

from KCRW Features

You might remember Eddie Chacon as one half of the duo Charles & Eddie, along with their international mega-hit “Would I Lie To You” from the early 90’s.

Eddie Chacon: 'My Mind Is Out of Its Mind’

You might remember Eddie Chacon as one half of the duo Charles & Eddie, along with their international mega-hit “Would I Lie To You” from the early 90’s.

from Today's Top Tune

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

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

from Travis Holcombe

The pandemic is cutting a swath through the region’s restaurants — high-end, low-end, and everything in-between.

‘Right now it’s basically pivot or die.’ LA’s popular restaurants permanently close during pandemic

The pandemic is cutting a swath through the region’s restaurants — high-end, low-end, and everything in-between.

from Greater LA