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
Dozens of fired museum employees and their supporters rallied last Friday outside the Marciano Art Foundation, the now-closed arts institution on Wilshire Boulevard.
from Design and Architecture
Last week LACMA director Michael Govan and his supporters went before an LA city council committee to ask for the air rights over a portion of Wilshire Boulevard to be vacated.
Marciano Art Foundation is closing. The news came days after visitor services associates announced their intention to unionize.
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.
Self Help Graphics & Art
The Landmark, Westside Pavilion Mall
ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE
Cross Campus DTLA
In Fullerton, some bloggers accessed documents related to allegations of misconduct in the city’s police department. But the city sued the blog to prevent publication.
from Greater LA
The Trump administration wants to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S. to live and work here.
Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals have been living in limbo for a long time.
KCRW invites you to an advance screening of The Two Popes from Netflix.
from Arts & Culture Stories
At $7 a month, or free for Verizon customers, Disney+ seems like a steal. But unlike some of the other streaming services, it won't have a ton of new content upon debut.
Comfort turns to horror when the night becomes weaponized - used to terrorize and control. This is the most ominous embodiment of the night.
Coming up: discover the effects of border art at the Annenberg's W|ALLS; meet Gilbert & George; learn who gets Shortlisted for major architecture projects and why; explore the blurry…
from Design and Architecture
In California, the 2004 Paid Family Leave Act provides new mothers six partially paid weeks of bonding time with their children.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand