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LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl talks about this COVID-19 surge, balancing the health crisis with the economic crisis, possible fines for not wearing masks, and mixed messaging…

LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl talks about this COVID-19 surge, balancing the health crisis with the economic crisis, possible fines for not wearing masks, and mixed messaging between the city and county over testing.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Celebrating July 4? Follow these COVID-19 safety rules

“What’s going to happen is in our control.…The Fourth of July is associated with lots of partying and drinking, and that sort of leads to some opportunities for poor judgment,” says…

Garth Trinidad's playlist, July 3, 2020

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

Freeform Fridays: Paul McCartney’s touring DJ Chris Holmes spins one-of-a-kind remixed Beatles set

This week on Freeform Friday, we are thrilled to welcome the touring DJ for Paul McCartney, Chris Holmes.

John Moses' playlist, July 3, 2020

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

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Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

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

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

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The Fink + Forty Show

Two of Berlin's most informed tastemakers take us on a weekly journey soundtracked by what is rocking the hippest city on earth right now.

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Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

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KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews guest hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

In 2012, English electronic dance legends, Orbital, emerged from an 8-year hiatus with a new album “Wonky.” KCRW DJ Mario Cotto recalls ‘totally losing his marbles’ during the set.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Read this post from Josh Barro about new changes on Left, Right & Center.

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about Mary Trump’s tell-all book, Roger Stone’s orders from the judge and whether Sidney Powell and Jay Clayton are good lawyers.

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Eatonville was the first all-Black city to be incorporated into the state of Florida.

The food of famed folklorist Zora Neale Hurston

Eatonville was the first all-Black city to be incorporated into the state of Florida.

from Good Food

“  The Negro Motorist Green Book  ” was considered the "Bible of Black Travel," a guide that clued African Americans into safe roadside stops during Jim Crow.

‘The Green Book’ mapped safe spaces for Black travelers. This documentarian visited 5,000 of them

“ The Negro Motorist Green Book ” was considered the "Bible of Black Travel," a guide that clued African Americans into safe roadside stops during Jim Crow.

from Good Food

Ninety-five percent of America’s farmers are white.   Natasha Bowens   left a job as a public health advocate in Washington, D.C.

Challenging the status quo of America’s agrarian identity

Ninety-five percent of America’s farmers are white. Natasha Bowens left a job as a public health advocate in Washington, D.C.

from Good Food

One of the nation's most distinctive and varied regional cuisines comes from the American South.

‘The Jemima Code’ reveals little-known culinary legacies of Black men and women

One of the nation's most distinctive and varied regional cuisines comes from the American South.

from Good Food

T  unde Wey is a Nigerian chef with an unusual traveling dinner series called “  Blackness in America  .”

Protesting through food and cooking

T unde Wey is a Nigerian chef with an unusual traveling dinner series called “ Blackness in America .”

from Good Food

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

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Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

from Henry Rollins

The new documentary “Welcome to Chechnya” available on HBO and HBO Max, looks at the dangers for LGBTQ people in Russia’s Chechen Republic.

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ documents campaign to eradicate LGBT people in the Chechen Republic

The new documentary “Welcome to Chechnya” available on HBO and HBO Max, looks at the dangers for LGBTQ people in Russia’s Chechen Republic.

from The Business

More than a year ago, thousands of    writers fired their agents    over the practice of    packaging fees   .

Hollywood news banter: Writers Guild and studios reach a deal, Academy adds news members

More than a year ago, thousands of writers fired their agents over the practice of packaging fees .

from The Business

Josh Barro reflects on 2020 so far with Dorian Warren and Megan McArdle.

Will it change us?

Josh Barro reflects on 2020 so far with Dorian Warren and Megan McArdle.

from Left, Right & Center

John C.   Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

John Fremont played a key role in California becoming a state

John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Charlize Theron makes "The Old Guard" not merely believable but enjoyable.

A new action adventure for the good old summer-streaming time

Charlize Theron makes "The Old Guard" not merely believable but enjoyable.

from Film Reviews

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews guest hosted by Anne Litt.

Latest Show

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews guest hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

L.A. punk legend Alice Bag joins KCRW's Private Playlist to share her favorite recent jams, including selections from her punk-rock exercise series, "Fit for the Apocalypse."

Private Playlist: Alice Bag is doing the live music withdrawal dance

L.A. punk legend Alice Bag joins KCRW's Private Playlist to share her favorite recent jams, including selections from her punk-rock exercise series, "Fit for the Apocalypse."

from Music Special Programming

As Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the closures of bars, movie theaters and indoor restaurants in California, Disneyland in Anaheim has yet to announce a new reopening date.

Walt Disney World in Florida set to reopen July 11, despite performers’ safety concerns

As Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the closures of bars, movie theaters and indoor restaurants in California, Disneyland in Anaheim has yet to announce a new reopening date.

from Hollywood Breakdown

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 3, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 3, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 3, 2020.

In conversation with Robert Scheer, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen examine their roles in our nation's bloody trajectory since the Vietnam War.

The Great Con of American Patriotism

In conversation with Robert Scheer, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen examine their roles in our nation's bloody trajectory since the Vietnam War.

from Scheer Intelligence

Aurora didn’t think she had a love song in her, until the day she found out how heavenly love can be.

Aurora: 'Exist For Love'

Aurora didn’t think she had a love song in her, until the day she found out how heavenly love can be.

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

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

from Garth Trinidad