Aric Allen spent much of the early 2000s on the phone – selling get-rich-quick schemes and rapidly turning into a person he didn’t recognize.
Feb. 28, 2019from UnFictional
Smog first appeared in Los Angeles on June 8, 1943. Some people thought we were under attack by the Japanese.
Mar. 1, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Spike Lee's "Da 5 Bloods," streaming on Netflix, is sprawling, enthralling and essential viewing.
Jun. 12from Film Reviews
Redlining, restrictive covenants, urban renewal, and building freeways through communities of color are all ways Los Angeles was shaped by structural racism.
Jun. 18from Design and Architecture
A Facebook post looking for Black video editors sparked hateful comments and allegations of “anti-white racism,” drawing attention to Hollywood’s lack of diversity and reluctance to…
Jun. 25from Greater LA
Madame Gandhi is our featured guest DJ for Freeform Friday. The musician and activist shares a percussive mix aimed to help protestors on the march.
Jun. 26from Freeform
KCRW DJ Novena Carmel interviewed artist and DJ Lynnée Denise on what Tina Turner's career has taught us about the myth of the music genre.
Jun. 15from Music Special Programming
The new season of Lost Notes will be here in September. Meantime, this summer, we’re sharing a couple of bonus episodes.
Jun. 18from Lost Notes
"The Audition" stars the great German actress Nina Hoss as a violin teacher determined to turn a tender young student into a virtuoso.
Jun. 26from Film Reviews
"Babyteeth" is a debut feature from Australia, and what a debut: Shannon Murphy, who's never done a full-length film before, directed from a screenplay by Rita Kalnejais.
Jun. 19from Film Reviews
David Bell closed his gallery, Visitor Welcome Center, in March. Then he got an unconventional request — curate a year of exhibitions on someone’s arm.
Jun. 30from Arts & Culture Stories