Bruce Lemon

director of “The Anonymous Lover”

Bruce Lemon on KCRW

LA Opera’s production is directed by Bruce Lemon Jr., who grew up in Watts. Lemon Jr.

LA Opera’s first COVID-era production: ‘The Anonymous Lover’ by an 18th century Black composer

LA Opera’s production is directed by Bruce Lemon Jr., who grew up in Watts. Lemon Jr.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Jordan Downs housing project in Watts has a long history dating back to the 1940s. It’s currently undergoing a billion dollar redevelopment.

Theater project explores Jordan Downs, public housing, and gentrification

The Jordan Downs housing project in Watts has a long history dating back to the 1940s. It’s currently undergoing a billion dollar redevelopment.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Filmmaker James Cameron started pre-production of “Avatar: The Way of Water” in 2014.

from The Business

Two refugees who escaped Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport meet for the first time since 1939, recounting stories of how they left Europe as children.

from Greater LA

Heavy rains bring destruction to SoCal, and thousands of residents in Santa Barbara County remain stranded. President Biden declared a state of emergency.

from Greater LA

Writer-director Sarah Polley had a successful career as a child actor.

from The Business

Families and community members are still seeking answers following the shooting at a Monterey Park ballroom dance studio after a Lunar New Year celebration.

from Greater LA

One week after the Monterey Park mass shooting, community members gathered in Alhambra to commemorate Lunar New Year and honor those who lost their lives.

from Greater LA

Hollywood’s top 2022 stories: Netflix changing strategies, the troubled tenure of David Zaslav heading Warner Bros. Discovery, plus Disney’s management shakeup.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Three KCRW listeners share stories about their family relationships and special moments that happened on Christmas.

from Greater LA

Host Jonathan Bastian talks with David Whyte about the power of the written and spoken word.

from Life Examined