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Want to give your loved ones something unique or handmade: a ceramic bowl, a textile wall hanging, or a one-of-a-kind pair of earrings?   
  
  You have plenty of options at the…

Want to give your loved ones something unique or handmade: a ceramic bowl, a textile wall hanging, or a one-of-a-kind pair of earrings?  You have plenty of options at the craft fairs taking place across the Southland this month: Renegade,…

from Design and Architecture

Check out KCRW's Best of 2019 feat. Brittany Howard, Black Pumas, Thom Yorke and more

KCRW's annual Best Of hub recognizes the best albums of the year (and decade 2010-19), best songs, and best performances that caught our DJs' attention in 2019.

Los Lobos join MBE for a special holiday live session

East LA icons Los Lobos released their first ever Christmas album Llego Navidad earlier this fall.

Rep. Karen Bass on the urgency of impeachment, plus Kamala Harris dropping her presidential bid

Karen Bass sits on the House Judiciary Committee, which held its first impeachment hearing on Wednesday. She tells us that impeachment is urgent: “We must act now.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Dec. 06 2 hr, 43 min

Aaron Byrd

A Global exploration of sounds.

Dec. 06 2 hr, 59 min

Travis Holcombe

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

Dec. 05 1 hr, 59 min

Garth Trinidad

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

Dec. 05 1 hr, 59 min

Jeremy Sole

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

Dec. 05 2 hr, 59 min

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KCRW's signature music program featuring new releases, live performances, and interviews. Listen through the close of 2019 for a rotating cast of DJs

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Beck's fourteenth studio album Hyperspace is his most collaborative to date.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

The House Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings

The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry today.

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Michael Silverblatt, host of KCRW’s “Bookworm,” has put together his favorite books of the year (in no particular order).

Best of 2019: Books

Michael Silverblatt, host of KCRW’s “Bookworm,” has put together his favorite books of the year (in no particular order).

KCRW invites you to an advance screening of Just Mercy from Warner Bros. Pictures. We hope to see you there!

KCRW Partner Screening: Just Mercy

KCRW invites you to an advance screening of Just Mercy from Warner Bros. Pictures. We hope to see you there!

Jose Galvan puts together a playlist of Pan Caliente's greatest hits from 2019. A wide-ranging collection with background and context.

Music For Your Weekend: Pan Caliente best of edition

Jose Galvan puts together a playlist of Pan Caliente's greatest hits from 2019. A wide-ranging collection with background and context.

from Music News

KCRW's signature music program featuring new releases, live performances, and interviews. Listen through the close of 2019 for a rotating cast of DJs

Latest Show

KCRW's signature music program featuring new releases, live performances, and interviews. Listen through the close of 2019 for a rotating cast of DJs

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

NBC is in trouble again.

'America's Got Talent' has problems

NBC is in trouble again.

from Hollywood Breakdown

The FDA recently warned Americans about CBD products. But some studies say it can have enormous benefits for treating chronic conditions.

This Week in Weed: Is CBD really good for you, and is it safe?

The FDA recently warned Americans about CBD products. But some studies say it can have enormous benefits for treating chronic conditions.

from KCRW Features

Milton Nascimento possesses one of the most recognizable voices in Brazlilian music.

Milton Nascimento: “Maria Maria”

Milton Nascimento possesses one of the most recognizable voices in Brazlilian music.

from Today's Top Tune

Several nations have played a role in the WikiLeaks publisher’s demise as corporate media stands idly by.

The Plot to Discredit and Destroy Julian Assange

Several nations have played a role in the WikiLeaks publisher’s demise as corporate media stands idly by.

from Scheer Intelligence

Valida sits in for Aaron Byrd.

Valida guest hosts

Valida sits in for Aaron Byrd.

from Aaron Byrd

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

KCRW invites you to an advance screening of 1917 from Universal Pictures.

KCRW Partner Screening: 1917

KCRW invites you to an advance screening of 1917 from Universal Pictures.

And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks  by Lawrence Weschler is a book that can only be itself.

Lawrence Weschler: And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks

And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks  by Lawrence Weschler is a book that can only be itself.

from Bookworm

Riot Games    announced this week    that it’s going to pay $10 million to all the women who worked at the company at any time in the last five years.

Former Riot Games staffer on the company’s payouts for harassment

Riot Games announced this week that it’s going to pay $10 million to all the women who worked at the company at any time in the last five years.

from Greater LA

LA is a car town, but LA also has street culture, with people walking around, chowing down on bacon-wrapped hot dogs from street vendors.

The new rules for street vending in LA

LA is a car town, but LA also has street culture, with people walking around, chowing down on bacon-wrapped hot dogs from street vendors.

from Greater LA

Los Angeles County held a memorial ceremony this week honoring the lives of 1,457 people who died in 2016, but whose remains were not claimed by loved ones.

Why LA County cremated and buried 1,457 people in a mass grave

Los Angeles County held a memorial ceremony this week honoring the lives of 1,457 people who died in 2016, but whose remains were not claimed by loved ones.

from Greater LA

San Francisco today is a booming tech metropolis with some of the highest housing costs in the country.

1978 shaped San Francisco into a modern city

San Francisco today is a booming tech metropolis with some of the highest housing costs in the country.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Stanford law professor Pamela Karlan took the stand in Wednesday’s impeachment hearing to share her legal expertise on the process.

Stanford professor Pamela Karlan draws big attention at House Judiciary impeachment hearing

Stanford law professor Pamela Karlan took the stand in Wednesday’s impeachment hearing to share her legal expertise on the process.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand