Special Programming

Special Programming

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

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

War of the Worlds is a new opera from Yuval Sharon based on the original 1938 script from Orson Welles.

This broadcast celebrates the winners of the first annual Sarah Awards with a kaleidoscopic cross-section of innovative radio drama from around the world.

A collection of KCRW's best original programming from 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…

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.

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)

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)

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The new Netflix series ‘ Unbelievable ,’ based on a true story, begins in 2008 with 18-year-old Marie--a young woman struggling to overcome a difficult childhood of abuse and multiple…

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Filipino American History Month is coming up, so we’re revisiting our special on Filipino food from earlier this year, when Evan and friends embarked on a food crawl of Northeast LA.

from Good Food

Nicole Ponseca and chef Miguel Trinidad  are the partners behind Maharlika  and Jeepney , two restaurants that are awakening the palates of New Yorkers to the depths of…

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The Netflix series 'Unbelievable' is based on a true story about how one team of cops pursued a serial rapist while another disbelieved and bullied a victim.

Showrunner Susannah Grant on making the Netflix series ‘Unbelievable’

The Netflix series 'Unbelievable' is based on a true story about how one team of cops pursued a serial rapist while another disbelieved and bullied a victim.

from The Business

In March, Good Food’s Evan Kleiman and friends visited Auntie Dee’s Pan de Manila, a bakery in Glassell Park serving a wide variety of sweets and baked goods, including the yeasty…

The sweet pleasures of Filipino bakeries

In March, Good Food’s Evan Kleiman and friends visited Auntie Dee’s Pan de Manila, a bakery in Glassell Park serving a wide variety of sweets and baked goods, including the yeasty…

from Good Food

Earlier this year, Evan Kleiman embarked on a Filipino food crawl of Northeast LA with a handful of friends in tow.

Exploring the menu at Filipino fast food chain Jollibee

Earlier this year, Evan Kleiman embarked on a Filipino food crawl of Northeast LA with a handful of friends in tow.

from Good Food

Another week, another streaming service. This time, NBCUniversal  announces the forthcoming Peacock .

Hollywood news banter: Peacock struts into a crowded field

Another week, another streaming service. This time, NBCUniversal announces the forthcoming Peacock .

from The Business

Born in raised in LA,  Marvin Gapultos    is an authority on Filipino food and drinks.

The drinking foods of the Philippines

Born in raised in LA,  Marvin Gapultos  is an authority on Filipino food and drinks.

from Good Food

The late restaurant critic Jonathan Gold was a longtime champion of Filipino food as well as the communities that make it.

Jonathan Gold’s love of Filipino cuisine

The late restaurant critic Jonathan Gold was a longtime champion of Filipino food as well as the communities that make it.

from Good Food

In March, Good Food’s Evan Kleiman and friends visited  Toto’s Lechon Manok  in Glassell Park.

Toto’s Lechon Manok lures diners with Filipino roast meats

In March, Good Food’s Evan Kleiman and friends visited Toto’s Lechon Manok in Glassell Park.

from Good Food

Earlier this year, Good Food’s Evan Kleiman and friends visited Lutong Bahay, a common style of Filipino restaurant called a “turo turo.”

Sampling Filipino classics at a “turo turo” restaurant

Earlier this year, Good Food’s Evan Kleiman and friends visited Lutong Bahay, a common style of Filipino restaurant called a “turo turo.”

from Good Food