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Thousands of miles from home, Ukrainians in LA reflect on war and spread artInternational
A new residency for Ukrainian artists in LA allows six filmmakers and art historians to take a break from Russian shelling and soak up LA’s art and culture.
Ep. 2 Dogs who hang around the reservoirEntertainment
Out of work and broke, Tarantino spent his time writing. And writing. Rejected for being “too vile!” or “too vulgar!” he finally got his big break – Reservoir Dogs.
Marc Maron, Rodney Barnes, and Domee Shi on The TreatEntertainment
Comedian Marc Maron on lightening up, writer Rodney Barnes reimagines “Blacula,” and director Domee Shi gets “Spirited Away.”
Black Marvel superhero Ghost Light tackles race, social divisionRace & Ethnicity
The new five-book miniseries “Silver Surfer: Ghost Light” breathes new life into Marvel giant Stan Lee’s aim to talk about race and civil rights in America.
The tragic end of LA’s first celebrity restaurantsEntertainment
Sassy comedian Thelma Todd and acclaimed director Preston Sturges had thriving second acts as restaurateurs — until they didn't.
Ep. 1 In love with the moviesEntertainment
Young Quentin Tarantino loved all movies, every kind. And that passion grew from a tiny video rental shop in Manhattan Beach.
10 albums to pair with 2023’s 10 Best Picture Oscar nomineesFor Your Consideration
Talking Heads + “Everything Everywhere,” Daniel Avery’s “Ultra Truth” to process “Tár,” and eight more album pairings for the 2023 Best Picture Oscar nominees.
Ep. 3 No Travolta, no Pulp FictionEntertainment
Who would be cast in Pulp Fiction? “If I can’t cast Travolta, I’m not making the movie,” Tarantino said.
Low-key R&B legends Eddie Chacon + John Carroll Kirby: Live from KCRW HQArts
Stones Throw stalwarts John Carroll Kirby and Eddie Chacon perform “Comes and Goes” and other elevated R&B selects ahead of Chacon’s new LP 'Sundown.'