Several experts, tastemakers and trendsetters at KCRW bring you arts and culture stories all year. They’ve come up with their top everything of 2019, including restaurants, books, movies, documentaries, TV shows, music, and even architecture.
Special broadcast: KCRW’s best of 2019
From this Episode:
Best movies of 2019: ‘Parasite,’ ‘The Irishman,’ and more
We look back at some of the best movies of this year. Critics Alonso Duralde and Dave White have each picked five of their favorite movies. White’s picks include “The...
15 min, 22 sec
Best neighborhood restaurants of 2019: Joy, Mh Zh, and more
KCRW’s Evan Kleiman shares her list of five great neighborhood restaurants to check out this year.
9 min, 44 sec
Best TV shows of 2019: ‘Watchmen,’ ‘Fleabag,’ and more
The hosts of KCRW’s “Screengrab,” Michael Schneider and Joe Adalian, share their favorite TV shows of the year.
9 min, 49 sec
Best documentaries of 2019: ‘Apollo 11,’ ‘Honeyland,’ and more
Matt Holzman, host of KCRW’s “The Document,” shares some of his favorite documentaries of the year.
12 min, 16 sec
Best of 2019 books: ‘Where Reasons End,’ ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf,’ and more
Michael Silverblatt, host of KCRW’s “Bookworm,” says 2019 was a good year for books. He shares three of his favorite books.
9 min, 8 sec
Best architectural makeovers of 2019: Formosa Cafe, Christ Cathedral, and more
This year, many spaces and buildings got patched up, refurbished, and/or redone. Or they’re in the process of it. Frances Anderton, host of KCRW’s “Design and Architecture,”...
8 min, 6 sec