writer, scholar, DJ; professor of sociology, California State University-Long Beach
Legendary DJ/crate-digger Cut Chemist professes his love for Cymande’s 1972 self-titled debut.
Oct. 10, 2018
from Lost Notes
On March 3, the Food Book Fair LA welcomed some of LA's top chefs and restaurateurs for a talk on pursuing their work as first-, second- and nth-generation Asian-Americans — and…
Apr. 2, 2018
from Good Food
Earlier in his career, Hugh Grant played the charming lead in romantic comedies.
from The Business
Actor and producer, Michael B. Jordan on the video game “Rainbow Six” as inspiration for his newest role
from The Treatment
Tonga Hut was closed for 14 months during the COVID pandemic, but thanks to help from community members, it's set for a grand reopening on May 14.
from KCRW Features
Locals identify Crenshaw Boulevard as the main artery of Black culture in Los Angeles, while the man it’s named for was white.
from Greater LA
Domenico Ingenito speaks about his book, “Beholding Beauty: Saʿdi of Shiraz and the Aesthetics of Desire in Medieval Persian Poetry.”
Sandi Tan speaks about writing “Lurkers” with a gut feeling, and following an emotional momentum.
Today’s entire show looks deeply at the Boyle Heights neighborhood of LA.
from Greater LA
In Hollywood, merger mania continues, this time with a tech twist. Amazon is buying the storied MGM Studios, and the library of 4,000 movies and TV shows that comes with it.
from Hollywood Breakdown
Josiah Citrin, the Michelin-starred force behind Mélisse and Citrin in Santa Monica, lost his 23-year-old son Augie to an opioid overdose in December.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand