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Americans have a long history of expressing our opinions in the form of protest against what we view as injustices.

Americans have a long history of expressing our opinions in the form of protest against what we view as injustices.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Pug: “The Flood In Color”

Joe Pug focuses in on the simplicity of friends gathered in a circle making music with “The Flood In Color.”

Peter Orner: Maggie Brown & Others

Characters with DNA, blood and soul populate forty three stories and a novella by Peter Orner:   Maggie Brown & Others  .

Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the first national women's air derby

Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. The race was the first all women's national air race, also known as the Powder Puff Derby.

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And more fallout from Jeffrey Epstein’s death

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Rock the jam session and STAY FANATIC!!!

from Henry Rollins

Danish artist Trentemøller pairs constricted guitar work and dripping atmosphere with Lina Tullgren's sultry vocals. Listen as they build a diaphanous soundscape.

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Los Angeles has more than    10 million trees   , and 2 million of those are maintained by the public. Certified botanist Rachel Malarich is now LA's first ever City Forest Officer.

LA gets its very first tree czar

Los Angeles has more than 10 million trees , and 2 million of those are maintained by the public. Certified botanist Rachel Malarich is now LA's first ever City Forest Officer.

from Greater LA

Hollywood has produced some of the most iconic cult-classics of the last two decades, including "Slumdog Millionaire," "Good Will Hunting," and "The Big Lebowski."

The iconic Laemmle Theatres may be on the selling block

Hollywood has produced some of the most iconic cult-classics of the last two decades, including "Slumdog Millionaire," "Good Will Hunting," and "The Big Lebowski."

from Greater LA

Laverne Cox has earned her third Emmy nomination for her role as Sophia Burset on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

Emmy nominee and 'Orange' star Laverne Cox on changing conversations about trans people

Laverne Cox has earned her third Emmy nomination for her role as Sophia Burset on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New videos have surfaced of high school students in Orange County making Nazi salutes and singing Nazi songs. The latest involves students from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove.

Orange County grapples with neo-Nazi activity

New videos have surfaced of high school students in Orange County making Nazi salutes and singing Nazi songs. The latest involves students from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Lyft has been hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits just this month. Four of the women allege that their driver raped them.

As women sue Lyft over alleged sexual assault, how safe is it to hail a ride?

Lyft has been hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits just this month. Four of the women allege that their driver raped them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today, former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced his bid to run for Senate.

The populist reshaping of the Republican party

Today, former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced his bid to run for Senate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When the Music Center opened in 1964, it was the epicenter of Los Angeles culture. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion once hosted the Academy Awards, and it's now home to Los Angeles Opera.

The Music Center gets a $40 million makeover

When the Music Center opened in 1964, it was the epicenter of Los Angeles culture. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion once hosted the Academy Awards, and it's now home to Los Angeles Opera.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Virtuoso Arthur Hanlon teams up with Cuban hip-hop group Orishas for a Son Cubano style track.

Pan Caliente Premiere: Arthur Hanlon 'Como Suena el Piano' (feat. Orishas)

Virtuoso Arthur Hanlon teams up with Cuban hip-hop group Orishas for a Son Cubano style track.

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Chris Douridas premieres a stunning new song from SYML, which he describes as 'an  utterly magnificent rendering of loss and love.'

Track Premiere: SYML 'Meant To Stay Hid'

Chris Douridas premieres a stunning new song from SYML, which he describes as 'an  utterly magnificent rendering of loss and love.'

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The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

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The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

The Trump administration tried to bury a report showing that it's water use plans for California would decimate a unique species of salmon.

Trump's secret water report and the species it kills

The Trump administration tried to bury a report showing that it's water use plans for California would decimate a unique species of salmon.

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"Sombra Ou Duvida" (or Shadow Or Doubt) gives us clues to Boogarins' dark themes.

Boogarins get rhythmic on 'Sombra Ou Duvida'

"Sombra Ou Duvida" (or Shadow Or Doubt) gives us clues to Boogarins' dark themes.

from Today's Top Tune

Jeremy Sole hosts a sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

Latest Show

Jeremy Sole hosts a sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

from Jeremy Sole

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

Latest Show

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

from Travis Holcombe

Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

Latest Show

Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

from Garth Trinidad

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I try to talk some sense into the most stubborn jerk I know —me — and try to make him take the advice he’s always giving to other people,…

The Rounds

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I try to talk some sense into the most stubborn jerk I know —me — and try to make him take the advice he’s always giving to other people,…

from Martini Shot

And more fallout from Jeffrey Epstein’s death

When federal judges hit ‘reply all’

And more fallout from Jeffrey Epstein’s death

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Many people remember the scenes from "The Matrix" when Neo hinges slowly backward and narrowly dodges bullets.

In new art exhibit, performers take on gravity-defying positions

Many people remember the scenes from "The Matrix" when Neo hinges slowly backward and narrowly dodges bullets.

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