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“People are really excited about science.

“People are really excited about science. They feel like the scientific community is not excited about them, or welcoming to them, except sometimes using Black people for experiments," says Chanda Prescod-Weinstein.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hollywood Bowl is back this summer. LA Phil CEO shares what to expect

Hollywood Bowl shows in May and June will be socially distanced, then in July, capacity will likely expand to 67% of the venue’s 17,500 seats, says LA Phil CEO Chad Smith.

Scammers are selling fake vaccine cards. How authorities are responding

Anti-vaccine groups are spreading information online about where to buy forged cards and instructions on how to print your own, says reporter Sheera Frenkel.

Vaccine mandate for employees? Some companies already have one

Silverado, a long-term care facility chain with the majority of its locations in Southern California, started requiring COVID vaccines for employees starting March 1.

A private bar where you can drink, hug, and ditch masks? Welcome to Risky Business in North Hollywood

Risky Business is a private club in North Hollywood for fully vaccinated people, where people can drink and mingle without wearing masks or social distancing.

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Tonga Hut was closed for 14 months during the COVID pandemic, but thanks to help from community members, it's set for a grand reopening on May 14.

from KCRW Features

We got new gems and timeless favorites to help you ease into week including the latest from Mara TK.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Fanatic! Good to be back with you. I hope your week was safe and productive. We have, yet again put together a show that you will hopefully find to your liking.

from Henry Rollins

Producer Scott Rudin’s bullying has been an open secret in Hollywood for decades, and now it’s going public.

from The Business

This Week on KCRW

This week, 44 state attorneys general urged Facebook to scrap its plan to develop Instagram Youth.

Instagram version for kids? Parents and lawmakers worry about mental health, privacy, and predators

This week, 44 state attorneys general urged Facebook to scrap its plan to develop Instagram Youth.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and “Wicked” announced today they will open on September 14. More will follow.

Broadway is back at full capacity this September. How will cast, crew, and audiences stay safe?

“Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and “Wicked” announced today they will open on September 14. More will follow.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A new government effort aims to bolster what’s sometimes called the “missing middle” in California’s most expensive housing markets.

Filling the ‘missing middle’ in LA’s housing market is focus of new government program. Will it pay off?

A new government effort aims to bolster what’s sometimes called the “missing middle” in California’s most expensive housing markets.

from Greater LA

Malibu native Jordan Wilimovsky is competing in the 10,000 meter open water race in the Summer Olympics.

Olympic swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky drives all over SoCal to find pools for Tokyo Games training

Malibu native Jordan Wilimovsky is competing in the 10,000 meter open water race in the Summer Olympics.

from Greater LA

After more than a year away, the LA Phil is returning with its longstanding KCRW partnership to announce our 2021 World Festival.

KCRW’s World Festival is back at the Hollywood Bowl with Kamasi Washington, James Blake, Brittany Howard and more

After more than a year away, the LA Phil is returning with its longstanding KCRW partnership to announce our 2021 World Festival.

Tonga Hut was closed for 14 months during the COVID pandemic, but thanks to help from community members, it's set for a grand reopening on May 14.

North Hollywood tiki bar Tonga Hut gears up for reopening, with help of its dedicated community

Tonga Hut was closed for 14 months during the COVID pandemic, but thanks to help from community members, it's set for a grand reopening on May 14.

from KCRW Features

Remember the hush money payments? Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the FEC’s lack of interest, Rudy as a witness, and more

Hushing the hush payments

Remember the hush money payments? Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the FEC’s lack of interest, Rudy as a witness, and more

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

California has set an ambitious goal to be carbon neutral by 2045. One tool the state plans to use is a process called forest carbon offsets.

California’s carbon offset program might be pumping millions of tons CO2 into the air, new study says

California has set an ambitious goal to be carbon neutral by 2045. One tool the state plans to use is a process called forest carbon offsets.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Tuesday, India reached a new COVID-19 death toll. In just one day, more than 4,000 people died, bringing the country’s total death toll to more than 250,000.

California’s South Asian community rallies support and supplies for Indian families amid COVID crisis

On Tuesday, India reached a new COVID-19 death toll. In just one day, more than 4,000 people died, bringing the country’s total death toll to more than 250,000.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today Republican Liz Cheney was ousted from her position as Wyoming’s Congresswoman — after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump and his claim that the 2020…

Trump is still in charge of Republicans, says GOP strategist after Cheney ousting

Today Republican Liz Cheney was ousted from her position as Wyoming’s Congresswoman — after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump and his claim that the 2020…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Live music returns to the Hollywood Bowl and we are excited!

Tune in as we celebrate sounds from Brittany Howard, James Blake, Ziggy Marley, Kamasi Washington and more!

Live music returns to the Hollywood Bowl and we are excited!

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 12, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 12, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 12, 2021.

Aging isn’t easy, whether you are 20 or 70.

Wallice: ‘23’

Aging isn’t easy, whether you are 20 or 70.

from Today's Top Tune

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

Anne Litt's playlist, May 11, 2021

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

from Anne Litt

It's true, we play a lot of music on KCRW. Like, hundreds and hundreds of songs each week. It can be a lot to keep up with.

KCRW’s Top 30 tracks: May 3 - 9

It's true, we play a lot of music on KCRW. Like, hundreds and hundreds of songs each week. It can be a lot to keep up with.

Actor and producer, Michael B. Jordan on the video game “Rainbow Six” as inspiration for his newest role

Michael B. Jordan: ‘Without Remorse’

Actor and producer, Michael B. Jordan on the video game “Rainbow Six” as inspiration for his newest role

from The Treatment

Santa Barbara started a Safe Parking program in 2004 for folks living in their vehicles. It was one of the first in the U.S.

Safe parking for Santa Barbara’s homeless could become national model, inspire federal funding

Santa Barbara started a Safe Parking program in 2004 for folks living in their vehicles. It was one of the first in the U.S.

from Greater LA