The week's top stories in LA media, politics and culture.
Warner Music just moved its employees to a new home in an old factory building in the Arts District.
Apr. 9, 2019
Friends, family and fans continue to mourn the loss of rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was shot and killed over the weekend outside his clothing store in South Los Angeles.
Apr. 2, 2019
The L.A. County Coroner’s Office has concluded that a man who died at the home of a prominent Democratic donor in West Hollywood overdosed on crystal meth.
Mar. 26, 2019
Before former Governor Jerry Brown left office, last year, he put his pen to a couple, new transparency laws. Both have to do with public access to internal police investigations and…
Mar. 19, 2019
Think of Santa Monica and there are a number of things that come to mind: an idyllic, beachside setting; a tech-saturated economy; a bastion of liberal politics.
Mar. 12, 2019
Those who cast their ballot in the LA Unified School Board election at a local school or church likely did so for the last time.
Mar. 5, 2019
It’s the team that’s had to deal with a geography and identity crisis for years, with some of the most supportive fans in Major League Baseball. The L.A.
Feb. 26, 2019
A landmark bill signed by then-Governor Brown last year is intended to make records of police misconduct available to the public.
Feb. 19, 2019
One of the oldest hospitals in LA is permanently closing this week. Its owner, Verity Health System, filed for bankruptcy in 2018. The announcement of the closure came as a surprise.
Jan. 23from Greater LA
Composer Jeff Beal (“House of Cards") has created new music for the Oscar-winning silent movie “Sunrise: A Song For Two Humans,” directed by German expressionist F.W. Murnau in 1927.
Jan. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Learn how the avant-garde of the 1960s and '70s is as important as ever; celebrate the beautiful banks of Millard Sheets; have an out of body multimedia experience; check out what's…
Jan. 21from Design and Architecture
Los Angeles is having an identity crisis. City officials tout new development and shiny commuter trains, while longtime residents are doing all they can to hang on to home.
A storytelling show that explores the night, the landscape of the unseen, and how thoughts, feelings and behaviors transform in the dark.
An anthology of some of the greatest music stories never truly told. Top journalists present stand-alone audio documentaries that highlight music’s head, heart and beat.
Everything you wanted to know about good cooking, good eating, good food! From LA Chef, author, radio host, and restaurateur Evan Kleiman, at KCRW.com.
Jan 24Murphy Recital Hall
Jan 30KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio
Feb 8The Theatre at the Ace Hotel
ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE
Feb 11Cross Campus DTLA
A new PBS documentary provides insight into a prison initiative that is fighting recidivism with an unlikely tool.
Jan. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Daniel Mendelsohn’s Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones is an uncommon collection of essays that intertwine the personal with the intellectual and critical.
Jan. 23from Bookworm
The Carrizo Plain National Monument boasts extensive spring wildfire blooms, and it’s home to one of the highest concentrations of endangered species in California.
Jan. 23from KCRW Features
It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I try to work at a co-working space but discover that what people do at co-working spaces is take a lot of breaks from working.
Jan. 22from Martini Shot
We speak with a member of the Disney Parks Moms Panel, which is made up of 14 men and women who help people plan their Disney vacations.
Jan. 22from Greater LA
Legends of an underground people on a small Baltic island.
Jan. 22from Here Be Monsters
“The Delicacy,” a new documentary premiering at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, follows sea urchin divers off the coast of Santa Barbara, and explores the impact that…
Jan. 22from KCRW Features