music and pop culture writer for the LA Times
Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed on Sunday outside his South LA clothing store called The Marathon. The suspect is a 29-year-old man named Eric Holder.
Apr. 2, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, talks about the latest numbers and projections for LA County as we battle COVID-19.
Mar. 31from Greater LA
Some people are delivering household items and food while the rest of us are at home. How are those gig economy workers doing?
Mar. 19from Greater LA
Grocery stores nationwide are handling an unusually high demand from customers. How are grocery clerks coping?
Mar. 18from Greater LA
Humans are social animals, and social distancing is hard. This weekend, countless Angelenos headed for hiking trails and beaches.
Mar. 23from Greater LA
Stephen Wright’s Processed Cheese finds hilarity in the tragedy of contemporary life.
Mar. 19from Bookworm
In 1971, when sound designer Jim LeBrecht was 15, he had a summer of love at a camp for disabled kids. It was a place that fostered a spirit of history-changing activism.
Mar. 20from The Business
LA was once a destination for people who wanted to get away from crowded East Coast cities.
Mar. 27from Design and Architecture
A museum offers a virtual tour. More artists are doing interviews on Instagram. The stimulus bill addresses the arts. Plus, I offer another art project to do at home.
Mar. 31from Arts & Culture Stories
Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis says his patients are worried about how their medical information might be used during this coronavirus pandemic.
Mar. 19from KCRW Features