Christian Bordal

Producer, 'Press Play'

KCRW Staff/Producer

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A new genre of art is growing in LA: “immersive interactive experiences.”

The weird world of immersive theater and escape rooms

A new genre of art is growing in LA: “immersive interactive experiences.”

from Greater LA

The deadline to apply to the University of California was Thanksgiving weekend. Many private college applications are due in early January.

The pressures of getting into college

The deadline to apply to the University of California was Thanksgiving weekend. Many private college applications are due in early January.

from Greater LA

XOTX Tropico Nursery, founded in 1988, is a haven for endangered plant life. But now it’s endangered itself. The owner is required to vacate the nursery by December 30.

Housing development uproots ‘botanical museum’ in West Hollywood

XOTX Tropico Nursery, founded in 1988, is a haven for endangered plant life. But now it’s endangered itself. The owner is required to vacate the nursery by December 30.

from Greater LA

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