Marissa Christiansen

Friends of the Los Angeles River

Guest

Marissa Christiansen is Executive Director of Friends of the Los Angeles River.

Marissa Christiansen on KCRW

When engineers in the late 1930s conceived the idea of encasing a 51-mile sprawling waterway in concrete it made sense -- two massive storms had just caused highly destructive and…

Filling the shoes of Lewis MacAdams

When engineers in the late 1930s conceived the idea of encasing a 51-mile sprawling waterway in concrete it made sense -- two massive storms had just caused highly destructive and…

from Design and Architecture

More from KCRW

Despite being stuck in a pandemic and the isolation that comes with it, a subsection of Angelenos are making their dating lives work.

from Greater LA

Films like “Palmer,” released on Apple+ in late January, are redefining how global audiences understand gender constructs in previously unthinkable ways.

from Scheer Intelligence

Middle East scholar Juan Cole joins Robert Scheer to discuss what the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

from Scheer Intelligence

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for February 23, 2021.

Filmmaker Garrett Bradley on the complicated meaning of time.

from The Treatment

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for February 18, 2021.

Eliza Hittman was at the Berlin Film Festival last February with her art-house abortion drama “Never Rarely Sometimes Always.”

from The Business

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for February 17, 2021.

In Chloé Zhao's gorgeous "Nomadland," a woman in her 60s, played with gusto and intimations of grief by Frances McDormand, joins a transient population of older and just plain old…

from Film Reviews