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
Complacency (we all recycle, so this plastic bottle is just fine!) and a glut of products (shampoo, toothpaste, take-out) have made living plastic-free seem impossible.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Language-loving twin sisters discover themselves united by passion but separated by needs in The Grammarians, the eleventh book by Cathleen Schine.
On October 11-12, 2019, the Southern California Foodways Project will host its first symposium at the Autry Museum of the American West.
from Good Food
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.
ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE
Lowell Ryan Projects
In Inglewood, a 70,000-seat stadium is more than two-thirds of the way done. It's worth $5 billion. Now has a name: SoFi Stadium.
from Greater LA
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk with authority about Deep Fakes — those digitized and undetectable fakes of actors and well-known people doing and saying things…
from Martini Shot
KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.
from Greater LA
A lot of America's trash and plastic recyclables end up in landfills of poorer nations, like Malaysia, India, and South Africa. Harare houses one of the largest landfills in Zimbabwe.
The Santa Barbara City Council voted to begin environmental reviews for the Cota Street lot as its preferred site for a new $80 million police station.
from Curious Coast
Hear the name Henry Huntington and you may think of the glorious Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, founded 100 years ago.
from Design and Architecture
The interior designer Paul Fortune never really had a plan when it came to his career. Quite the opposite. Unlike today’s success-oriented "kids," he says.
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens was established 100 years ago. But Henry Huntington’s footprint was far bigger than that.