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Lost Notes: Unpacking John Fahey's artistic and murky legacy

On this week's excellent episode of Lost Notes, KCRW Producer Carla Green explores the intriguing and occasionally cruel realm of artistic genius.

$53 million ‘Pacific Visions’ comes to the Aquarium of the Pacific

One of the biggest aquariums in the country is getting even bigger. The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach has added a 29,000 square foot wing called Pacific Visions.

Move over dispensaries, it’s time for cannabis lounges

In December, the City of West Hollywood announced    the approval of    “cannabis consumption” lounges.

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How’s President Trump’s legal strategy working out?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

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from Morning Becomes Eclectic

It was supposed to be infrastructure week for real this time.

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Cars are being built and sold as quickly as they’re getting shredded, so what will future vehicles look like, and how will they adapt to a changing world?

Is LA ready for the car of the future?

Cars are being built and sold as quickly as they’re getting shredded, so what will future vehicles look like, and how will they adapt to a changing world?

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At the end of the Harbor Freeway, just across the Vincent Thomas Bridge are the Ports of L.A and Long Beach. Here, massive cargo ships carry goods in and out of the region.

Terminal Island: Where cars go to die

At the end of the Harbor Freeway, just across the Vincent Thomas Bridge are the Ports of L.A and Long Beach. Here, massive cargo ships carry goods in and out of the region.

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“Booksmart” is a high-school comedy with a graduate degree.

Booksmart

“Booksmart” is a high-school comedy with a graduate degree.

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Two decades ago, a sublime experience of ceviche and tostadas on a Zihuatanejo beach inspired  Gabriela Cámara    to open Contramar, which became one of Mexico City’s most acclaimed…

A glimpse inside Gabriela Cámara’s Mexico City kitchen

Two decades ago, a sublime experience of ceviche and tostadas on a Zihuatanejo beach inspired Gabriela Cámara  to open Contramar, which became one of Mexico City’s most acclaimed…

from Good Food

Despite his barbecue bona fides, Aaron Franklin, the James Beard-winning pitmaster behind   Franklin Barbecue   in Austin, Texas, jokes that he maintains his “dad bod” physique with…

Aaron Franklin’s steak hacks: grilling, searing, seasoning

Despite his barbecue bona fides, Aaron Franklin, the James Beard-winning pitmaster behind Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, jokes that he maintains his “dad bod” physique with…

from Good Food

At Nightshade, Top Chef winner Mei Lin is wowing diners and critics alike with bold creations such as mapo tofu lasagna and a tom yum bloomin’ onion.

Patricia Escárcega dines at Nightshade in DTLA

At Nightshade, Top Chef winner Mei Lin is wowing diners and critics alike with bold creations such as mapo tofu lasagna and a tom yum bloomin’ onion.

from Good Food

Evan describes  “ Where Cooking Begins ”  by Bon Appetit food director  Carla Lalli Music    as the kind of book she wishes she has written.

For Carla Lalli Music, simplicity is key

Evan describes “ Where Cooking Begins ” by Bon Appetit food director Carla Lalli Music  as the kind of book she wishes she has written.

from Good Food

At 29 years old, Kwame Onwuachi already has a distinguished career that would be the envy of most of his chef peers.

How Kwame Onwuachi is paving the way for chefs of color

At 29 years old, Kwame Onwuachi already has a distinguished career that would be the envy of most of his chef peers.

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Director Jonathan Levine on unlikely pairs in "Long Shot".

Jonathan Levine: "Long Short’’

Director Jonathan Levine on unlikely pairs in "Long Shot".

from The Treatment

Historical drama director Edward Zwick  talks unlikely allies in      "Trial By Fire".

Edward Zwick: "Trial By Fire’’

Historical drama director Edward Zwick talks unlikely allies in   "Trial By Fire".

from The Treatment

“I’ll never forget the eerie silence,” says Lauren Trujillo co-curator of the online exhibit   We Remember Them   of the day she walked into her sorority house five years ago and heard…

Online exhibition commemorates 5 year anniversary of deadly Isla Vista shootings

“I’ll never forget the eerie silence,” says Lauren Trujillo co-curator of the online exhibit We Remember Them of the day she walked into her sorority house five years ago and heard…

from The 805

Sixty-five percent of voters in Santa Barbara county approved the sale of cannabis, but the cities of Santa Barbara, Ventura and Goleta have all been slow to issues those permits.

Why Santa Barbara and Ventura are slow to issue pot dispensary licenses

Sixty-five percent of voters in Santa Barbara county approved the sale of cannabis, but the cities of Santa Barbara, Ventura and Goleta have all been slow to issues those permits.

from The 805

Avocado farmers in Carpinteria neighboring cannabis growers face pest control issues this year.

Pesticide controversies continue in Carpinteria between avocado farmers and marijuana growers.

Avocado farmers in Carpinteria neighboring cannabis growers face pest control issues this year.

from The 805

If you’re looking for a taste of Rome paired with chilled wine, a cool ocean breeze and a Southern California sunset, then Caruso’s might end up being your favorite summer hotspot.

Inside Montecito’s Rosewood Miramar’s flagship restaurant, Caruso’s

If you’re looking for a taste of Rome paired with chilled wine, a cool ocean breeze and a Southern California sunset, then Caruso’s might end up being your favorite summer hotspot.

from The 805

It was supposed to be infrastructure week for real this time.

Impeach?

It was supposed to be infrastructure week for real this time.

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John Walker Lindh was released on Thursday after 17 years in federal prison. He was known as the American Taliban, captured on the battlefield in Afghanistan.

The ‘American Taliban’ is out of prison, but have his views on Islam changed?

John Walker Lindh was released on Thursday after 17 years in federal prison. He was known as the American Taliban, captured on the battlefield in Afghanistan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.

Theresa May resigns. Who will replace her and can anyone manage Brexit?

Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A highly-anticipated summer movie is coming from director Quentin Tarantino. "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this week.

A review of Quentin Tarantino's new movie about Hollywood in the 1960s

A highly-anticipated summer movie is coming from director Quentin Tarantino. "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand