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Peter Gilstrap

Peter Gilstrap

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Peter Gilstrap is a writer, radio producer, screenwriter and former Zamboni driver living in Los Angeles. His work has appeared on NPR, KCRW, KQED, KPCC, and in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Salon and Variety. He’s won two PRNDI awards. He plays bass and sings.

Peter Gilstrap on KCRW

A man from Pasadena, Sirhan Sirhan, was arrested and convicted of the killing of Robert F. Kennedy. Sirhan is still in prison.

A visit to RFK's family home in Pasadena

A man from Pasadena, Sirhan Sirhan, was arrested and convicted of the killing of Robert F. Kennedy. Sirhan is still in prison.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When Johnny Cash played his iconic concert at Folsom Prison he covered the song of one very talented inmate.

Johnny Tried: The Ballad of Glen Sherley

When Johnny Cash played his iconic concert at Folsom Prison he covered the song of one very talented inmate.

from Lost Notes

As part of KCRW’s Lost Notes, reporter Peter Gilstrap tells the tale of how the often incarcerated Country musician Glen Sherley found his life intertwined with the life of Johnny…

Johnny Cash and the Ballad of Glen Sherley

As part of KCRW’s Lost Notes, reporter Peter Gilstrap tells the tale of how the often incarcerated Country musician Glen Sherley found his life intertwined with the life of Johnny…

from Music News

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Edward Goldman talks about the friendly invasion of our city by various art fairs.

from Art Talk

A romantic daytime drive becomes a nightmare when Mihai’s mind betrays him – and he turns on the person he loves.

from UnFictional

This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about how part of watching a movie or television show is about shopping, for clothes and home decor and maybe even friends.

from Martini Shot

From the highly unpopular popular film category idea to the hosting debacle to the Academy's latest decision to relegate the presentation of four awards to commercial breaks, the…

from Hollywood Breakdown

Matthew Bourne’s “Cinderella” at the Ahmanson is fascinating as much for what it isn’t as for what it is.

from Opening the Curtain

The film was directed by Robert Rodriguez, who did “From Dusk Till Dawn" and "Sin City," and it comes by its visual elegance honestly, since the technology derives from James Cameron's…

from Film Reviews

A new documentary at the Santa Barbara Film Festival tells the story of local resident and beloved ocean filmmaker Mike DeGruy, a man who explored our world’s oceans and brought the…

from KCRW Features

"Cold Pursuit” finds Liam Neeson once again in avenger mode—it’s a given that he’s recapitulating the spirit of “Taken.”

from Film Reviews

Director Adam McKay on the history and heart of former Vice President Dick Cheney in "Vice".

from The Treatment