The stories in Heads of the Colored People, by Nafissa Thompson-Spires, try to capture what’s human in what otherwise may only be trends.
May. 9, 2019from Bookworm
Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms.
Jul. 10from Freeform
Commonwealth and Council announces a free artist-led summer school this August. Murmurs gallery hosts the first of a yearly exhibition benefiting Black Lives Matter.
Jul. 28from Arts & Culture Stories
"Greyhound," with Tom Hanks as a destroyer captain during the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II, brings an action adventure to home screens.
Jul. 10from Film Reviews
More than 900 people have signed an open letter to the Getty Board of Trustees that calls out patterns of racism within the Getty.
Jul. 21from Arts & Culture Stories
A major retrospective of artist Ree Morton permanently closes this week at the Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (ICA LA) after being shuttered through the pandemic.
Jul. 14from Arts & Culture Stories
For many years, visitors often thought of Hollywood as a place of glitz and glamour. But locals knew it as a seedy area.
Aug. 5from Greater LA
KCRW welcomes Nick Monaco to our airwaves for a Freeform guest DJ set.
Jul. 24from Freeform
In author and cultural historian Sam Wasson's new book, 'The Big Goodbye', he tells us that the 1970s ended in Hollywood in 1974, with the release of the epochal film 'Chinatown'.
Jul. 14from The Treatment
From the archives: obliquely about Zadie Smith's "On Beauty", this intense, abstract conversation is about what a novel is.
Jul. 16from Bookworm