Artistic Director, Alvin Ailey Dance Company
During the civil rights era, Alvin Ailey founded a dance company in New York to bring African American dancers into the spotlight.
Apr. 4, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week, we talk with a Hollywood assistant who, like many, has not only been underpaid, but has had staplers and markers thrown at her.
Nov. 27from The Business
Netflix got us all hooked on binging, but some of the newer entries in the streaming wars are going a different direction.
Dec. 10from Screengrab
Candles were a lifeline until they became merely ornamental. So, how do the candles feel about this?
Dec. 10from Nocturne
Energy flows from anxiety in "Uncut Gems." You may be exhausted but you'll never be bored by Adam Sandler's astonishing performance.
Dec. 13from Film Reviews
In her feature film debut, ‘Queen & Slim’, director Melina Matsoukas has made a road drama that examines African American stereotypes and flipped them on their heads.
Nov. 28from The Treatment
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I present my ID to the guard at the studio gate and wait to be waved through, and when I am, I’m elated, but also a little disappointed…
Dec. 11from Martini Shot
A new film about the CIA torture report brings to life the brutal reality of the crimes the agency committed post-9/11.
Nov. 29from Scheer Intelligence
Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” builds a soundtrack out of vintage radio spots, commercials, and music.
Dec. 11from KCRW Features
How to make the president say what he never said.
Nov. 27from Here Be Monsters