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A string of highly-publicized violent crimes made headlines in May, reigniting concerns about safety on LA Metro. KCRW breaks down the latest crime data from the transit agency.

A string of highly-publicized violent crimes made headlines in May, reigniting concerns about safety on LA Metro. KCRW breaks down the latest crime data from the transit agency.

from KCRW Features

Dogs crammed in shelter kennels get a moment in the sun

Animal shelters in LA are overcrowded, so to find new homes for dogs, volunteers are turning to pack walks, baths, and “adopt me” vests.

‘Inside Out 2’ uplifts sagging summer box office; Netflix to launch “immersive entertainment centers”

“Inside Out 2” has Hollywood crying happy tears with a $155 million domestic debut, and Netflix is now… a place you can go?

Weekend film reviews: ‘The Bikeriders,’ ‘Kinds of Kindness’

Critics review this week’s new films: “The Bikeriders,” “Kinds of Kindness,” “Fancy Dance,” and “Thelma.”

Susie Essman on her 24 years as Susie Greene in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

Actress and comedian Susie Essman reflects on playing an iconic force-of-nature (also named Susie) for 24 years in Larry David’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

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LeRoy Downs

A varied sonic experience to jazz, blending music, style, and culture.

Jun. 23 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Jun. 23 1 hr, 59 min

Raul Campos

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

Jun. 23 2 hr, 50 min

Dan Wilcox

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

Jun. 23 2 hr, 50 min

Henry Rollins

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

Jun. 22 1 hr, 59 min

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Francesca Harding guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist: June 24, 2024

Francesca Harding guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Some 20 years ago, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, M. Ward, and Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis got together for a revue-style tour that made quick friends.

Today’s Top Tune: Monsters of Folk - ‘Disappeared’

Some 20 years ago, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, M. Ward, and Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis got together for a revue-style tour that made quick friends.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

"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, June 23, 2024

"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, June 23, 2024

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, June 23, 2024

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, June 23, 2024

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

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, June 23, 2024

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

from Dan Wilcox

Terry Real, renowned couples therapist and author of Us: Getting Past You and Me to Build a More Loving Relationship, shares insights and strategies on the building of long-term…

Relationship skills: Couples counselor Terry Real on building a lasting partnership

Terry Real, renowned couples therapist and author of Us: Getting Past You and Me to Build a More Loving Relationship, shares insights and strategies on the building of long-term…

from Life Examined

For years, through different administrations at the State and Federal level, we have not been able to make nursing homes safe places with high quality care.

Why can’t we improve nursing homes?

For years, through different administrations at the State and Federal level, we have not been able to make nursing homes safe places with high quality care.

from Second Opinion

Fanatic! I reckon there’s a chance it’s pretty hot where you are. It’s currently 93F at my location. I hope you had a great week with a lot of music.

KCRW Broadcast 794

Fanatic! I reckon there’s a chance it’s pretty hot where you are. It’s currently 93F at my location. I hope you had a great week with a lot of music.

from Henry Rollins

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

Metropolis playlist, June 22, 2024

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

from Metropolis

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, June 22 2024

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, June 22, 2024

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

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

Nassir Nassirzadeh's playlist, June 22, 2024

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

from Nassir Nassirzadeh

John Leguizamo tells us all about starting the new, free streaming service The Network — home to his anthology drama series “The Green Veil.”

John Leguizamo’s new streaming service, The Network, hosts his ‘best work yet’

John Leguizamo tells us all about starting the new, free streaming service The Network — home to his anthology drama series “The Green Veil.”

from The Treatment

Costume designer Ellen Mirojnick shares how the 1958 film Auntie Mame shaped her artistically with its blend of humor, glamor, and dynamic eccentricity.

Ellen Mirojnick on the magic of ‘Auntie Mame’

Costume designer Ellen Mirojnick shares how the 1958 film Auntie Mame shaped her artistically with its blend of humor, glamor, and dynamic eccentricity.

from The Treatment