Special Programming

Special Programming

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

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KCRW's Independent Producer Project and Misha Euceph , founder and CEO of Dustlight Productions, hosted a discussion about podcasting and intellectual property Saturday, October 10.

Hundreds of producers all over the world — from Russia to the United Kingdom and the United States — made an audio story overnight as a part of KCRW’s 8th Annual 24-Hour Radio Race …

KCRW and the California African American Museum have co-commissioned artist Lynnée Denise’s art piece, “Feet Prayer,” and a contextual conversation with the artist, crunk-funk dancer…

From New York City to the San Francisco Bay area, these stories are about heroes who go to extraordinary lengths to save the local wildlife they love.

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.

The annual on-air presentation of KCRW’s Radio Race shares the five winning audio pieces.

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

More from KCRW

These images show LA’s struggles and victories during the Trump years, and how activists and new leaders emerged.

from KCRW Features

While most Joe Biden supporters in Southern California watched the inauguration at home, Highland Park resident Edwin Rivera flew to Washington, D.C.

from Greater LA

California is about 2,300 miles from Washington D.C., and despite recent violence and insurrection, some Angelenos still wanted to see the pomp and circumstance of the inauguration in…

from Greater LA

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 20, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 20, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 20, 2021.

This week’s art picks include drawings that explore deaf rage and experiences of trauma; a new age radio station broadcasting from a Santa Monica gallery; and a series of irregularly…

Drawings that chart out the levels of deaf rage

This week’s art picks include drawings that explore deaf rage and experiences of trauma; a new age radio station broadcasting from a Santa Monica gallery; and a series of irregularly…

from Arts & Culture Stories

With calls to stay home during the pandemic and threats of more violence in Washington, D.C., most Joe Biden supporters from Southern California will watch the inauguration virtually.

Angelenos going to inauguration — or not

With calls to stay home during the pandemic and threats of more violence in Washington, D.C., most Joe Biden supporters from Southern California will watch the inauguration virtually.

from Greater LA

Joe Biden supporters from Southern California who wanted to attend the presidential inauguration had difficult decisions to make in recent weeks.

‘I feel like I have to be there’: Despite violence and pandemic, one Angeleno is attending Biden’s inauguration

Joe Biden supporters from Southern California who wanted to attend the presidential inauguration had difficult decisions to make in recent weeks.

from Greater LA

Right now, 15-month-old Evie is an only child. But that wasn’t always the plan.

How COVID-19 pandemic birthed the baby bust of 2021

Right now, 15-month-old Evie is an only child. But that wasn’t always the plan.

from Greater LA

Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on writing up to the edge of melodrama.

Aaron Sorkin: ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on writing up to the edge of melodrama.

from The Treatment

With Joe Biden, the White House gets its first-ever presidential pet from a shelter. Major is the Biden family’s German Shepherd rescue.

Joe Biden’s German Shepherd will be first shelter dog in the White House

With Joe Biden, the White House gets its first-ever presidential pet from a shelter. Major is the Biden family’s German Shepherd rescue.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In "Palm Springs,” Andy Samberg's character gets caught in a time loop and is forced to live the same day over and over again.

Andy Samberg on parallels between pandemic and ‘Palm Springs,’ plus next season of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

In "Palm Springs,” Andy Samberg's character gets caught in a time loop and is forced to live the same day over and over again.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand