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LAUSD announced on Monday that students won’t return to in-classroom learning when school starts on August 18. How will parents and teachers plan for more remote learning?

LAUSD announced on Monday that students won’t return to in-classroom learning when school starts on August 18. How will parents and teachers plan for more remote learning?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How US immigration policy spreads COVID-19 across the nation and world

A new investigation found that transporting deportees can spread COVID-19 around America and back in the deportees’ home countries.

OC Board of Education recommends schools reopen without masks or social distancing

The Orange County Board of Education voted Tuesday night to recommend in-person education starting next month.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jul. 14 2 hr, 44 min

Travis Holcombe

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

Jul. 13 2 hr, 59 min

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.

Jul. 13 57 min

Valida

A seamless blend of styles from indie rock to golden-era hip-hop, and everything in between.

Jul. 13 1 hr, 34 min

Dan Wilcox

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

Jul. 12 1 hr, 59 min

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

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from Henry Rollins

The debut album by Jonah Yano came out on Father’s Day this year, and that’s no  accident.

from Today's Top Tune

Fanatic! I hope your holiday was safe and fun.

from Henry Rollins

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COVID-19 cases are rising in LA County, but film and television industries still got the green light to resume production. Extra precautions must be taken on set.

Porn photographers try to keep shoots safer with masks, gloves, and sanitizer

COVID-19 cases are rising in LA County, but film and television industries still got the green light to resume production. Extra precautions must be taken on set.

from Greater LA

On a July afternoon at Balboa Park in the San Fernando Valley, some 100 mostly-masked Angelenos are fishing, playing, and picnicking.

Why Angelenos are still gathering as COVID cases rise

On a July afternoon at Balboa Park in the San Fernando Valley, some 100 mostly-masked Angelenos are fishing, playing, and picnicking.

from Greater LA

A major retrospective of artist Ree Morton permanently closes this week at the Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (ICA LA) after being shuttered through the pandemic.

Art Insider: Ree Morton’s artwork centers on sentiment and personal experience

A major retrospective of artist Ree Morton permanently closes this week at the Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (ICA LA) after being shuttered through the pandemic.

from Arts & Culture Stories

Many businesses in California are required to shut down again, including beauty salons. Rosey Ibarra owns Social Salon Suites in Glendale.

Hair salons are closing again. Some owners fear they won't survive financially

Many businesses in California are required to shut down again, including beauty salons. Rosey Ibarra owns Social Salon Suites in Glendale.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rules are in place for Hollywood to begin production again. Actors are being asked to apply their own makeup. Cast and crew can expect to get tested at least once a week.

The ups and downs of shooting a TV show now

Rules are in place for Hollywood to begin production again. Actors are being asked to apply their own makeup. Cast and crew can expect to get tested at least once a week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rabbits in Europe, Asia, and Australia have succumbed to rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHD). Millions have died. Now RHD is spreading in the U.S.

What a rabbit plague can teach humans about coronavirus

Rabbits in Europe, Asia, and Australia have succumbed to rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHD). Millions have died. Now RHD is spreading in the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

In Residence: Blake Mills comes full circle with Sound City Studios

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

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

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

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New and vintage sounds from Africa, Brazil, Turkey, Latin America, and more.

Rhythm Planet: July Playlist Potpourri

New and vintage sounds from Africa, Brazil, Turkey, Latin America, and more.

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What if, out of nowhere, you started hearing a low-frequency rumble, like a truck idling right outside your home, in the middle of the night, every night for weeks and months on end --…

Can You Hear That?

What if, out of nowhere, you started hearing a low-frequency rumble, like a truck idling right outside your home, in the middle of the night, every night for weeks and months on end --…

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The album   Inner City Review   by The George Semper Orchestra has long been out of print after its 100 copy pressing in 1973.

The George Semper Orchestra: ‘Got To Find A Way To Make Some Money’

The album Inner City Review by The George Semper Orchestra has long been out of print after its 100 copy pressing in 1973.

from Today's Top Tune

In author and cultural historian Sam Wasson's new book, 'The Big Goodbye', he tells us that the 1970s ended in Hollywood in 1974, with the release of the epochal film 'Chinatown'.

Sam Wasson: 'The Big Goodbye'

In author and cultural historian Sam Wasson's new book, 'The Big Goodbye', he tells us that the 1970s ended in Hollywood in 1974, with the release of the epochal film 'Chinatown'.

from The Treatment

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 14, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 14, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 14, 2020.

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

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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

This week: Talk about mobility in the age of staying in place; celebrate the life of FoLAR founder Lewis MacAdams; take a hike in LA County; couch surf design shows; learn about…

5 design things to do July 13 - 19

This week: Talk about mobility in the age of staying in place; celebrate the life of FoLAR founder Lewis MacAdams; take a hike in LA County; couch surf design shows; learn about…

Restaurants, movie theaters and museums are among the businesses required to suspend their indoor operations statewide under Gov. Gavin Newsom's Monday announcement. Bars must close entirely.

California closes indoor businesses statewide as COVID-19 cases surge

Restaurants, movie theaters and museums are among the businesses required to suspend their indoor operations statewide under Gov. Gavin Newsom's Monday announcement. Bars must close entirely.

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The meteoric rise of cannabis is thanks to a close relationship between the industry, its lobbyists, and local political leaders.

Santa Barbara grows a third of California’s pot, thanks to political loopholes

The meteoric rise of cannabis is thanks to a close relationship between the industry, its lobbyists, and local political leaders.

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