International

Local groups are pulling together money and supplies to send to people affected by the recent series of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

from Greater LA

Saudi Arabia faced pushback for its human rights record, but now that seems to be waning, as the country once again tries to make inroads into U.S. entertainment.

Two devastating earthquakes rocked the border region between Turkey and Syria this morning. The recovery will be particularly difficult in war-torn Syria.

After quakes, getting international aid to Turkey-Syria region is nearly impossible

Two devastating earthquakes rocked the border region between Turkey and Syria this morning. The recovery will be particularly difficult in war-torn Syria.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jacques Pépin has been painting chickens almost as long as he has been roasting the poultry.

Chef Jacques Pépin celebrates the humble chicken in collection of paintings and stories

Jacques Pépin has been painting chickens almost as long as he has been roasting the poultry.

from Good Food

Asma Khan runs the only professional Indian kitchen in the world with an all-female staff and her latest cookbook pays tribute to the woman behind the food.

Asma Khan brings uncomplicated Indian food to home kitchens

Asma Khan runs the only professional Indian kitchen in the world with an all-female staff and her latest cookbook pays tribute to the woman behind the food.

from Good Food

When Sonal Ved decided to untangle the origins of Indian cuisine, she decided to tackle one specific dish — the samosa.

Indian cuisine began 4,000 years ago, not with trade routes or war, but with human survival

When Sonal Ved decided to untangle the origins of Indian cuisine, she decided to tackle one specific dish — the samosa.

from Good Food

Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel William J.

Nuclear War Imminent?

Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel William J.

from Scheer Intelligence

Heavy Señor Discos vibes via funky Afro-Latino duo Altoparlante, off-beat pop tones, and ultra-soothing alt-R&B.

Global Beat Mexico: Greta Ela + Palmasur, Altoparlante, babas tutsipop

Heavy Señor Discos vibes via funky Afro-Latino duo Altoparlante, off-beat pop tones, and ultra-soothing alt-R&B.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

A new Frontline documentary explores why American presidents have declined to aggressively confront Vladimir Putin as he tried to rebuild the Soviet Union.

Putin’s relationship with 5 US presidents led to his invasion of Ukraine

A new Frontline documentary explores why American presidents have declined to aggressively confront Vladimir Putin as he tried to rebuild the Soviet Union.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When a chef told Carolina Aboumrad and Ricardo Olvera that his dream product was huitlacoche, they decided to import it to the U.S.

Duo fulfilled LA chef’s dream by importing a Mexican delicacy

When a chef told Carolina Aboumrad and Ricardo Olvera that his dream product was huitlacoche, they decided to import it to the U.S.

from Good Food

Mexican chef Margarita Carrillo Arronte says Americans have the wrong impression of food which isn’t all about comfort — fat and fried.

Seeds and pastes are the backbone of Mexican vegetarian food

Mexican chef Margarita Carrillo Arronte says Americans have the wrong impression of food which isn’t all about comfort — fat and fried.

from Good Food

Panelists discuss recent mass shootings in California, Florida’s ban of a high school Advanced Placement course on African American studies, and relating to people with different…

Another mass shooting in California. Can anything stop the violence?

Panelists discuss recent mass shootings in California, Florida’s ban of a high school Advanced Placement course on African American studies, and relating to people with different…

from Left, Right & Center

This week’s Global Beat: México is giving girl power with powerful female voices shining through disparate genres and regions.

Global Beat México: Embrujo Huasteco, ​​Stephanie Delgado, Maria Moctezuma

This week’s Global Beat: México is giving girl power with powerful female voices shining through disparate genres and regions.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

Panelists discuss the looming battle over raising the debt ceiling, the far-right gaining power in the House, and how the U.S. should respond as Israel moves toward a theocracy.

Party agendas tower over debt ceiling negotiations

Panelists discuss the looming battle over raising the debt ceiling, the far-right gaining power in the House, and how the U.S. should respond as Israel moves toward a theocracy.

from Left, Right & Center

Curator extraordinaire Moni Saldaña joins Raul Campos to share the next-cool-thing pop sounds coming out of México now.

Global Beat México: Sueño A Marte, Juan Son, Bratty

Curator extraordinaire Moni Saldaña joins Raul Campos to share the next-cool-thing pop sounds coming out of México now.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

Over the weekend, people in Israel were protesting Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to overhaul the country’s judicial system.

Netanyahu’s right-wing government wants to weaken Israel’s judicial system

Over the weekend, people in Israel were protesting Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to overhaul the country’s judicial system.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“The Woks of Life” documents the Leung family’s history through food.

Woking the wok: The Leung family keeps family heritage recipes alive

“The Woks of Life” documents the Leung family’s history through food.

from Good Food

Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad embrace make-ahead condiments, dressing, and sauces in their latest test kitchen cookbook.

‘Ottolenghify’ing in the kitchen for extra good results

Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad embrace make-ahead condiments, dressing, and sauces in their latest test kitchen cookbook.

from Good Food

Amid news that he is again shifting concepts at Noma, René Redzepi discusses the restaurant’s reinvention.

Noma no more? René Redzepi talks restaurant revamp and hints at next move

Amid news that he is again shifting concepts at Noma, René Redzepi discusses the restaurant’s reinvention.

from Good Food

Panelists discuss the Brazilian rioters who stormed government buildings, backlash towards President Biden’s border visit, and the classified documents discovered in Biden’s former…

Was Brazil’s anti-democratic riot inspired by the U.S.?

Panelists discuss the Brazilian rioters who stormed government buildings, backlash towards President Biden’s border visit, and the classified documents discovered in Biden’s former…

from Left, Right & Center