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
Jeanette Winterson’s Frankissstein: A Love Story is about time travel and body travel.
Trump may be trying to stop the flow of immigrants, but for $500,000 and a promise to create at least 10 jobs, a foreigner can get a provisional green card.
from Greater LA
Distilleries are places that make alcohol and spirits on-site. They distill spirits such as whiskey, brandy, rum.
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.
W.M. Keck Lecture Hall
This week, we look at an art show about the romance and challenges of fatherhood, paintings with digital influences, and a retail pop-up store in a gallery.
from Arts & Culture Stories
In his feature film directorial debut 'The Report', Scott Z. Burns applies his unique approach to look at the truth behind the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" after 9/11.
from The Treatment
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I decide to pitch a show that I’m pretty sure won’t ever get made, but I do like the title: "Liza Minelli, Private Detective."
from Martini Shot
A cancer researcher grows tired of euthanizing monkeys.
from Here Be Monsters
Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up.
from Greater LA
Outside of his music photography, Todd Gray examines the legacies of colonialism in Europe and Africa.
Imagine that you’ve just had a baby. The baby is three months premature, and both of you have to spend time recovering in the hospital.