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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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2020.

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from Second Opinion

KCRW’s Joanthan Bastian talks with author Nicole Krauss. Her latest collection of short stories is titled “To be a Man”

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Musician Aloe Blacc is known for his 2010 hit song “ I Need a Dollar ” and then the anthem “ Wake Me Up ” with the late Swedish DJ Avicii.

How Aloe Blacc’s new album ‘All Love Everything’ fits this moment of quarantine and Black Lives Matter

Musician Aloe Blacc is known for his 2010 hit song “ I Need a Dollar ” and then the anthem “ Wake Me Up ” with the late Swedish DJ Avicii.

Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to six championships in eight years during the 1990s.

‘The Last Dance’ docuseries shows how Michael Jordan saved the Chicago Bulls

Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to six championships in eight years during the 1990s.

In a Brooklyn housing project in 1969, an old church deacon known as Sportcoat walks into the courtyard in the middle of the day and shoots the neighborhood drug dealer.

‘Deacon King Kong’ is set in NY housing project, shows big picture of Black life

In a Brooklyn housing project in 1969, an old church deacon known as Sportcoat walks into the courtyard in the middle of the day and shoots the neighborhood drug dealer.

Good Food explores the two edible art forms that best feature leftovers — the sandwich and taco.

White bread, sandwiches, masa, tacos

Good Food explores the two edible art forms that best feature leftovers — the sandwich and taco.

from Good Food

Tortilla Tournament judge Gustavo Arellano sits down with Jorge Gaviria of Masienda , who imports heirloom corn varieties from Mexico.

Modern masa: the foundation of every good corn tortilla

Tortilla Tournament judge Gustavo Arellano sits down with Jorge Gaviria of Masienda , who imports heirloom corn varieties from Mexico.

from Good Food

José R. Ralat is the Taco Editor of Texas Monthly. His coveted job is to eat as many tacos as he can get his hands on.

America’s regional tacos, from Cajun to crispy hardshell

José R. Ralat is the Taco Editor of Texas Monthly. His coveted job is to eat as many tacos as he can get his hands on.

from Good Food

What do you get when you cross an irreverent wordsmith with a curious and opinionated chef? Tyler Kord . Kord’s No. 7 sub shops in Fort Greene, Brooklyn have closed.

Nothing upsetting about these sandwich riffs

What do you get when you cross an irreverent wordsmith with a curious and opinionated chef? Tyler Kord . Kord’s No. 7 sub shops in Fort Greene, Brooklyn have closed.

from Good Food

According to Aaron Bobrow-Strain, as late as the 1890s, 90% of bread was baked by hand. By the turn of the century, only 10% was made in small bakeries.

A brief social history of white bread

According to Aaron Bobrow-Strain, as late as the 1890s, 90% of bread was baked by hand. By the turn of the century, only 10% was made in small bakeries.

from Good Food