Franklin and Marshall College
Religious studies professor at Franklin and Marshall College and author of The Making of Buddhist Modernism
Mindfulness mania is sweeping the business world, with hedge fund managers extolling its benefits, and companies from General Motors to Goldman Sachs offering meditation packages for…
Jul. 15, 2015
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More people are experiencing homelessness in New York City than in all of LA County.
from Greater LA
Music has always played an important role in cultures across the globe and across the millenia.
from Life Examined
June 19, 1865 was the day in Galveston, Texas when enslaved African Americans learned they were free a full two years after then-President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation…
from Good Food
Writer Nida Manzoor wanted “We Are Lady Parts,” her series about an all-female Muslim punk band, to be funny.
from The Business
Before Lin-Manuel Miranda brought his astonishing "Hamilton" to Broadway he created "In the Heights," a Broadway musical set in a Latino, mostly Dominican neighborhood of Washington…
from Film Reviews
Actor, writer and poet Saul Williams on not talking until he has something to say
from The Treatment
Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”
from Zócalo's Connecting California
California fully reopens next week, so you may be thinking about hitting the roads this summer.
from KCRW Features
Nice to Meet You Forever is the story of Shaka Mali Tafari and his best friend Gail, a 78-year-old Jewish woman who grew up attending theatre and opera on the Northside of Chicago.
from Special Programming