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
On February 18, 1965, a crowd of more than 700 people packed Cambridge University’s debate hall for an intellectual clash for the ages.
Oct. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Benjamin Moser’s Sontag: Her Life and Work is interested in the writing and ideas of Susan Sontag.
Oct. 17from Bookworm
In the Willmore neighborhood of Long Beach, countless people are waiting to enter a nonprofit called Beacon for Him Ministries (BHM).
Oct. 17from Greater LA
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.
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Oct 22Downtown Independent
Oct 23The Landmark, Westside Pavilion Mall
Oct 30The Landmark, Westside Pavilion Mall
Desert X is a public art exhibition that happens every two years.
Charles Jencks, architect, landscape designer and prodigious writer, has died at age 80. He made a mark from the halls of UCLA to the hills of Scotland.
Oct. 17from Design and Architecture
KCRW invites you to an advance screening of Motherless Brooklyn from Warner Bros. Pictures.
Oct. 17from Arts & Culture Stories
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I remember a few weeks ago, when videos of unidentified aerial phenomena surfaced, and the Navy said, yeah, those were UFOs, and then we…
Oct. 16from Martini Shot
Producer Bethany Denton wants to know if her meat-eater’s guilt is justified.
Oct. 16from Here Be Monsters
More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40% .
Oct. 16from Greater LA
More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40%.
Country singer Tanya Tucker was only 13 years old when her first single “Delta Dawn” became a major success.
Oct. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand