KCRW news, culture and arts programming that's not regularly scheduled.
WNYC and NPR-affiliates air live discussions and reports on the coordination of marches around the country to demand gun control.
Mar. 24, 2018
War of the Worlds is a new opera from Yuval Sharon based on the original 1938 script from Orson Welles.
Nov. 23, 2017
This broadcast celebrates the winners of the first annual Sarah Awards with a kaleidoscopic cross-section of innovative radio drama from around the world.
May. 30, 2016
A collection of KCRW's best original programming from 2014.
Dec. 19, 2014
Millions of farmers in California, Africa, and South Asia are all facing severe water issues.In this edition of America Abroad, we hear how unmanaged groundwater drilling in California…
Jul. 19, 2014
Who’s really benefiting from the GI Bill? Why does the U.S. Coast Guard have some explaining to do? How much arsenic in our water is actually safe? There’s always more to the story.
Jul. 4, 2014
Growing up with revolutionary technology and entering adulthood in a time of recession, millennials have recently been much maligned. Are critics right? (Sat/Sun 1pm)
Apr. 19, 2014
In the 1990's, producer Joe Richman gave tape recorders to a few teens and asked them to report on their own lives. Now he's checked back in with them. (Sat, Jan 18, 9am)
Jan. 18, 2014
More than 19 million people in the U.S. watched the final episode of “Game of Thrones,” making it the most viewed episode of any HBO show ever.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Like any daycare, Penny & Peggy Nairn’s 24 hour childcare and Early Education Center is full of toys and games and puzzles and paints.
from Greater LA
Actor Titus Welliver talks tough guy persona on "Bosch".
from The Treatment
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.
A storytelling show that explores the night, the landscape of the unseen, and how thoughts, feelings and behaviors transform in the dark.
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.
In-depth interviews with the most innovative & influential people in entertainment, art, and pop culture. Hosted by film critic Elvis Mitchell, at KCRW.com.
ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE
The Getty Villa
National Center for the Preservation of Democracy
A controversial bill that would force cities throughout California to build denser housing hit a wall last week.
from Greater LA
Edward Goldman talks about the happy 40 th anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary Art, which has become free for all.
from Art Talk
Los Angeles is undergoing a transition, from sprawling, car-based culture to a denser, more urban region where people walk and use more mass transit.
from Design and Architecture
Fifteen fashion design students at Otis College of Art and Design just spent nine months working with celebrity designer Jason Wu, famed for his sumptuous inaugural ball gowns for…
Hip hop so rules our world, it’s easy to forget its humble beginnings back in the 1970s and 80s.
In sunkissed Los Angeles shade is a luxury. Reporter Sam Bloch explains why, and what needs to change for Mayor Eric Garcetti to plant 90,000 trees.
The Economist says 2019 is the year of the vegan , claiming a quarter of American millennials identify as vegan or vegetarian.
Most daycares are open during the day, but what if you work at night and don't have anyone to look after your kids? That's where 24-hour daycare comes in.