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Special Programming

Special Programming

3 hr

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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from Second Opinion

During a break from her college studies in China, writer Georgia Freedma n visited the capital of the Yunnan province, where she encountered flavors she had never tasted before.

from Good Food

Cilantro has four life stages, and Kacie Chef of Honey Hi  in Echo Park is showcasing all of them in their signature massaman curry.

from Good Food

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Kashmir, a conflict-ridden region on both sides of the India-Pakistan border, is home to the most coveted and expensive spice: Kashmiri saffron.

A precious spice faces an uncertain future

Kashmir, a conflict-ridden region on both sides of the India-Pakistan border, is home to the most coveted and expensive spice: Kashmiri saffron.

from Good Food

Kasih  is a modern Indonesian restaurant in Little Tokyo, helmed by chef Zachary Hamel.

Patricia Escárcega samples sambal at DTLA’s Kasih

Kasih is a modern Indonesian restaurant in Little Tokyo, helmed by chef Zachary Hamel.

from Good Food

Regional Chinese food is flourishing in LA, and now Teochew (or Chiu Chow) food is getting some long overdue  attention   .

The food of the Teochew diaspora

Regional Chinese food is flourishing in LA, and now Teochew (or Chiu Chow) food is getting some long overdue attention .

from Good Food

As urban gardening gains popularity, Lauri Kranz of   Edible Gardens LA   is helping novices and veterans bring edible beauty to their backyards and balconies.

Gardens can grow anywhere—even on your balcony

As urban gardening gains popularity, Lauri Kranz of Edible Gardens LA  is helping novices and veterans bring edible beauty to their backyards and balconies.

from Good Food

Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a polytonal slasher saga with more undertones, overtones, intricate themes, elusive mysteries and scary images than anyone could absorb in a single viewing.

Us

Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a polytonal slasher saga with more undertones, overtones, intricate themes, elusive mysteries and scary images than anyone could absorb in a single viewing.

from Film Reviews

FILM at LACMA in partnership with KCRW presents an advance screening of Fosse/Verdon from FX Networks.

KCRW Partner Screening: Fosse/Verdon

FILM at LACMA in partnership with KCRW presents an advance screening of Fosse/Verdon from FX Networks.

from Arts & Culture Stories

Earlier this year, actor Steven Yeun joined us to talk about his role in the Oscar-shortlisted Korean film, ‘Burning.’

On set with Sebastian Lelio; Steven Yeun on life after ‘The Walking Dead’

Earlier this year, actor Steven Yeun joined us to talk about his role in the Oscar-shortlisted Korean film, ‘Burning.’

from The Business

After a memorably violent scene at the beginning of the seventh season of ‘The Walking Dead,’ Steven Yeun was done playing Glenn, the affable pizza delivery guy turned zombie fighter.

After ‘The Walking Dead,’ actor Steven Yeun looks to break out of “beige” roles

After a memorably violent scene at the beginning of the seventh season of ‘The Walking Dead,’ Steven Yeun was done playing Glenn, the affable pizza delivery guy turned zombie fighter.

from The Business