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KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world. Our journey began in Australia with KCRW DJ Raul Campos in conversation with Australian music curator Andrew Khedoori.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

More flooding, humidity, mosquitos in SoCal: Blame greenhouse gases

Massive rain storms across the nation are causing devastating floods and community damage, including in California’s deserts, the American South, and South Korea.

Illegal mining in Brazilian Amazon is destroying soul of Indigenous tribes

People are illegally mining the Amazon rainforest for gold and tin ore. Some of those elements are going to Google and Apple. The mines are threatening Indigenous communities.

A/C upgrades, more tutors, more sleep: What’s new for LAUSD students

LAUSD begins its new term on August 15.

Will the show go on in North Hollywood Arts District?

The slow return of performing arts is threatening the existence of some small theaters in the North Hollywood Arts District.

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Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Aug. 14 1 hr, 59 min

Jeremy Sole

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

Aug. 14 1 hr, 55 min

Raul Campos

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

Aug. 14 2 hr, 48 min

Chris Douridas

New releases in all genres.

Aug. 14 2 hr, 50 min

Nassir Nassirzadeh

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

Aug. 14 3 hr

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Panelists discuss the FBI search of Trump’s home, how Democrats secured Sen. Manchin’s vote for the Inflation Reduction Act, and whether that legislation will relieve economic pains.

from Left, Right & Center

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

Geologist David R. Montgomery and biologist Anne Biklé explore the relationship between soil health and human health.

from Good Food

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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Microforests can be as small as 10 by 10 feet, but they go a long way in enhancing biodiversity, reducing carbon in the atmosphere, and infusing soil with nutrients.

How microforests can make the air cleaner and LA greener

Microforests can be as small as 10 by 10 feet, but they go a long way in enhancing biodiversity, reducing carbon in the atmosphere, and infusing soil with nutrients.

from Greater LA

As part of The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, Angelenos can watch “Macbeth” every Wednesday to Sunday at 7 p.m. through September 4.

‘Macbeth’ actors build intimacy with audience in Griffith Park

As part of The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, Angelenos can watch “Macbeth” every Wednesday to Sunday at 7 p.m. through September 4.

from Greater LA

A new form of physical therapy for long COVID patients involves singing lullabies, pop songs, and spirituals, while using opera techniques to rebuild their breath capacity and vocal…

Opera to treat long COVID: Mindfulness, breath exercises help heal trauma

A new form of physical therapy for long COVID patients involves singing lullabies, pop songs, and spirituals, while using opera techniques to rebuild their breath capacity and vocal…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The new LAUSD term begins on August 15 — with eased COVID rules. Wearing masks is now optional, and weekly universal testing will no longer happen.

LAUSD enters year 3 of COVID. Masks are optional, mental health struggles remain

The new LAUSD term begins on August 15 — with eased COVID rules. Wearing masks is now optional, and weekly universal testing will no longer happen.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 12, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 12, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 12, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 15, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 15, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 15, 2022.

This week, Today’s Top Tune hand-picks some of the artists playing This Ain’t No Picnic , going down Aug. 27 and 28 Brookside at the Rose Bowl.

Pachyman: ‘All Night Long’ (Feat. Winter)

This week, Today’s Top Tune hand-picks some of the artists playing This Ain’t No Picnic , going down Aug. 27 and 28 Brookside at the Rose Bowl.

from Today's Top Tune

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

LeRoy Downs' playlist, August 14, 2022

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

from LeRoy Downs

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

Jason Kramer's playlist, August 14, 2022

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

from Jason Kramer

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

Jeremy Sole's playlist, August 14, 2022

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

from Jeremy Sole

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, August 14, 2022

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

New releases in all genres.

Chris Douridas' playlist, August 14, 2022

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

The new legislation offers some major successes, but with regard to drug pricing it is not close to what it could have been.

Limitations of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

The new legislation offers some major successes, but with regard to drug pricing it is not close to what it could have been.

from Second Opinion

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

Nassir Nassirzadeh's playlist August 14, 2022

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

from Nassir Nassirzadeh

Fanatic! I was in Arkansas last night doing a live onstage interview. Afterwards, I didn’t get any sleep so today was a bit blurry.

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Fanatic! I was in Arkansas last night doing a live onstage interview. Afterwards, I didn’t get any sleep so today was a bit blurry.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist, August 13, 2022.

Metropolis playlist, August 13, 2022

Metropolis playlist, August 13, 2022.

from Metropolis

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, August 13, 2022

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

from Dan Wilcox

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, August 13, 2022

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos