KCRW news, culture and arts programming that's not regularly scheduled.
Best of the Best is a yearly ode to audio storytelling, taking listeners on a journey through the full breadth of what’s possible in stories made from sound.
Best of the Best is an annual ode to audio storytelling, taking listeners on a journey through the full breadth of what’s possible in stories made from sound.
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
One of the oldest hospitals in LA is permanently closing this week. Its owner, Verity Health System, filed for bankruptcy in 2018. The announcement of the closure came as a surprise.
Jan. 23from Greater LA
Composer Jeff Beal (“House of Cards") has created new music for the Oscar-winning silent movie “Sunrise: A Song For Two Humans,” directed by German expressionist F.W. Murnau in 1927.
Jan. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Learn how the avant-garde of the 1960s and '70s is as important as ever; celebrate the beautiful banks of Millard Sheets; have an out of body multimedia experience; check out what's…
Jan. 21from Design and Architecture
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.
Jan 24Murphy Recital Hall
Jan 25A+D Museum
Feb 8The Theatre at the Ace Hotel
ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE
Feb 11Cross Campus DTLA
A new PBS documentary provides insight into a prison initiative that is fighting recidivism with an unlikely tool.
Jan. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Daniel Mendelsohn’s Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones is an uncommon collection of essays that intertwine the personal with the intellectual and critical.
Jan. 23from Bookworm
The Carrizo Plain National Monument boasts extensive spring wildfire blooms, and it’s home to one of the highest concentrations of endangered species in California.
Jan. 23from KCRW Features
It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I try to work at a co-working space but discover that what people do at co-working spaces is take a lot of breaks from working.
Jan. 22from Martini Shot
We speak with a member of the Disney Parks Moms Panel, which is made up of 14 men and women who help people plan their Disney vacations.
Jan. 22from Greater LA
Legends of an underground people on a small Baltic island.
Jan. 22from Here Be Monsters
“The Delicacy,” a new documentary premiering at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, follows sea urchin divers off the coast of Santa Barbara, and explores the impact that…
Jan. 22from KCRW Features