Special Programming

Special Programming

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KCRW news, culture and arts programming that's not regularly scheduled.

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KCRW's Independent Producer Project and Misha Euceph , founder and CEO of Dustlight Productions, hosted a discussion about podcasting and intellectual property Saturday, October 10.

Hundreds of producers all over the world — from Russia to the United Kingdom and the United States — made an audio story overnight as a part of KCRW’s 8th Annual 24-Hour Radio Race …

KCRW and the California African American Museum have co-commissioned artist Lynnée Denise’s art piece, “Feet Prayer,” and a contextual conversation with the artist, crunk-funk dancer…

From New York City to the San Francisco Bay area, these stories are about heroes who go to extraordinary lengths to save the local wildlife they love.

Best of the Best is a yearly ode to audio storytelling, taking listeners on a journey through the full breadth of what’s possible in stories made from sound.

Best of the Best is an annual ode to audio storytelling, taking listeners on a journey through the full breadth of what’s possible in stories made from sound.

The annual on-air presentation of KCRW’s Radio Race shares the five winning audio pieces.

WNYC and NPR-affiliates air live discussions and reports on the coordination of marches around the country to demand gun control.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to play the Kansas Chiefs in this year’s Super Bowl.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“We want to make sure that our magic translates through KCRW because this is a new adventure for us.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As LA’s queer community grapples with the closures of popular bars like Rage, Oil Can Harry’s and Flaming Saddles, other bars are struggling to keep the lights on.

from Greater LA

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 25, 2021.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 25, 2021.

The documentary “Collective” begins with footage of a 2015 fire at a Bucharest nightclub that immediately killed 27 people.

In ‘Collective,’ Alexander Nanau follows journalists who uncovered a massive scandal at Romanian hospitals

The documentary “Collective” begins with footage of a 2015 fire at a Bucharest nightclub that immediately killed 27 people.

from The Business

The Romanian movie “Collective” is in Oscar contention for both Best International Film and Best Documentary.

Director Alexander Nanau on the Romanian documentary ‘Collective’

The Romanian movie “Collective” is in Oscar contention for both Best International Film and Best Documentary.

from The Business

Next time you are being prescribed a drug or offered a procedure, ask the doctor, “what does research suggest is the likely benefit I can expect from this intervention”?

Does this treatment really work?

Next time you are being prescribed a drug or offered a procedure, ask the doctor, “what does research suggest is the likely benefit I can expect from this intervention”?

from Second Opinion

Ancient stoic wisdom is having an unexpected modern day resurgence.

Why is everyone reading the stoics?

Ancient stoic wisdom is having an unexpected modern day resurgence.

from Life Examined

Many people are unfamiliar with the writings of Marcus Aurelius or Seneca, but their philosophy of stoicism is currently enjoying a resurgence.

What is Stoicism? The ancient philosophy enjoys a revival

Many people are unfamiliar with the writings of Marcus Aurelius or Seneca, but their philosophy of stoicism is currently enjoying a resurgence.

from Life Examined

Parents are embracing the writings of the Stoics to help navigate the challenges of raising a child — especially during today’s pandemic.

How Stoic philosophy can change parents’ lives

Parents are embracing the writings of the Stoics to help navigate the challenges of raising a child — especially during today’s pandemic.

from Life Examined

Flawlessly acted by Dakota Johnson, Casey Affleck and Jason Segel, and beautifully directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, this movie about friendship and cancer--in that order--is funny…

The beguiling charms of "Our Friend"

Flawlessly acted by Dakota Johnson, Casey Affleck and Jason Segel, and beautifully directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, this movie about friendship and cancer--in that order--is funny…

from Film Reviews