Arts & Culture Stories

A skateboarder paints a surrealist world that inspires unity, an artist uses industrial processes to expose the human touch, and architectural sculptures are based on colonial…

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KCRW invites you to a conversation with KCRW Host Elvis Mitchell and Ramy Youssef, star of the hit Hulu comedy "Ramy."

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Join KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Novena Carmel for an exclusive members-only Q&A session where they will share stories on their entertaining series of videos on Instagram, what life…

Chat with KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Novena Carmel

Join KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Novena Carmel for an exclusive members-only Q&A session where they will share stories on their entertaining series of videos on Instagram, what life…

A new online directory features women and non-binary artists, an LA gallery celebrates its 10th year, and two exhibitions include photographic depictions that celebrate and uplift the…

Art Insider: New online directory celebrates thousands of women artists in LA and nationwide

A new online directory features women and non-binary artists, an LA gallery celebrates its 10th year, and two exhibitions include photographic depictions that celebrate and uplift the…

Commonwealth and Council announces a free artist-led summer school this August. Murmurs gallery hosts the first of a yearly exhibition benefiting Black Lives Matter.

Art Insider: Gallery to host artist-run summer school via Zoom

Commonwealth and Council announces a free artist-led summer school this August. Murmurs gallery hosts the first of a yearly exhibition benefiting Black Lives Matter.

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The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday the nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards.

2020 Emmy nominations full list: The wins, upsets, and history-making moments

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday the nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards.

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Hollywood has had its share of challenges this year as the entertainment industry grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to watch the 2020 Emmy Award nominations

Hollywood has had its share of challenges this year as the entertainment industry grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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More than 900 people have signed an open letter to the Getty Board of Trustees that calls out patterns of racism within the Getty.

Why activists nationwide are using open letters to call out museums

More than 900 people have signed an open letter to the Getty Board of Trustees that calls out patterns of racism within the Getty.

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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.

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Two artists draw from their cultural backgrounds to respond to today’s social unrest and disparities. A group show shifts its focus to highlight isolation and race in America.

Art Insider: Using Asian art techniques to address inequality and social unrest

Two artists draw from their cultural backgrounds to respond to today’s social unrest and disparities. A group show shifts its focus to highlight isolation and race in America.

David Bell closed his gallery, Visitor Welcome Center, in March. Then he got an unconventional request — curate a year of exhibitions on someone’s arm.

Art Insider: The human arm as an art gallery

David Bell closed his gallery, Visitor Welcome Center, in March. Then he got an unconventional request — curate a year of exhibitions on someone’s arm.

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It’s a chaotic time but that doesn’t mean we should stop creating art.

Introducing the 2020 Radio Race Finalists

It’s a chaotic time but that doesn’t mean we should stop creating art.

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Dominique Fung’s paintings unpack her understanding of her own cultural identity. Paul Sepuya’s photographs bring emotions to disembodied digital communication.

Art Insider June 23: Dominique Fung’s paintings unpack her understanding of cultural identity

Dominique Fung’s paintings unpack her understanding of her own cultural identity. Paul Sepuya’s photographs bring emotions to disembodied digital communication.

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Restaurants throughout LA faced serious consequences from the pandemic shutdown.

Quarantine shutdowns hit Chinatown and SGV restaurants hard. Can they survive past the pandemic?

Restaurants throughout LA faced serious consequences from the pandemic shutdown.

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The Crenshaw Dairy Mart highlights art’s importance in activist movements. Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors performs a prayer for Ahmaud Arbery.

Art Insider June 16: Museums continue to highlight the importance of art in a social uprising

The Crenshaw Dairy Mart highlights art’s importance in activist movements. Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors performs a prayer for Ahmaud Arbery.

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Greg Ito doesn’t think of himself as an activist, but he’s been at the forefront this week, organizing pop-up sign-making stations at LA protests.

Art Insider June 9: Artist sets up sign-making stations at LA protests

Greg Ito doesn’t think of himself as an activist, but he’s been at the forefront this week, organizing pop-up sign-making stations at LA protests.

On June 7, Angelenos in Boyle Heights and East LA rallied for Black Lives Matter.

Photos: With drums, dancers, and lowriders, Boyle Heights and East LA residents rally for Black Lives Matter

On June 7, Angelenos in Boyle Heights and East LA rallied for Black Lives Matter.

Artists, galleries, and curators are finding unique ways to collect donations for Black Lives Matter, Minnesota Freedom Fund and other social justice groups.

Art Insider June 2: Artists and curators take up social justice, fundraise for BLM

Artists, galleries, and curators are finding unique ways to collect donations for Black Lives Matter, Minnesota Freedom Fund and other social justice groups.

KCRW is thrilled to partner with Neon to bring you the special virtual cinema event -  Shirley .

KCRW Virtual Cinema: Shirley

KCRW is thrilled to partner with Neon to bring you the special virtual cinema event -  Shirley .

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Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.

Art Insider May 26: Artists band together to fight anti-Asian discrimination

Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.

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KCRW is proud to present Pop-Up Magazine, the acclaimed live magazine's first-ever online show — the    Spring Issue: At Home on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:00 p.m. PST .

KCRW presents Pop-Up Magazine: At Home

KCRW is proud to present Pop-Up Magazine, the acclaimed live magazine's first-ever online show — the   Spring Issue: At Home on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:00 p.m. PST .

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Drive-by-Art comes to LA this weekend with over 120 works installed outdoors.

Art Insider May 19: Viewing art by car is becoming the new norm

Drive-by-Art comes to LA this weekend with over 120 works installed outdoors.

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KCRW is pleased to partner with Neon to bring you the virtual cinema event - The Painter & The Thief.

KCRW Virtual Cinema: The Painter & The Thief

KCRW is pleased to partner with Neon to bring you the virtual cinema event - The Painter & The Thief.

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