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Here Be Monsters comes to KCRW!

Posted June 17, 2015 by | 3 Comments | ]

For awhile now, Jeff Emtman’s Here Be Monsters has been one of KCRW’s favorite podcasts. The Independent Producer Project featured Jeff’s work via UnFictional last year, and Jeff has contributed to both installments of our 24 Hour Radio Race. Starting next week, HBM is officially joining the KCRW family. We couldn’t be more excited for its fourth season to kick-off. 
So …  what is this thing?
Well, Here Be Monsters is unlike anything you’ve heard before. In Jeff …

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Arts Discount: Opera at Colburn

Posted March 20, 2013 by | 2 Comments | ]
Conlon Conducts Opera at ColburnZipper Hall, The Colburn School2013

The Colburn School Presents: Opera at Colburn
April 4, 5 & 6. 5:30pm, Zipper Hall
KCRW Members get 40% off tickets. Use code: KCRW . Click Here 
James Conlon, hailed as a “miracle of equilibrium,” returns to Zipper Hall to conduct members of the Colburn Orchestra and vocalists from LA Opera’s Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program in a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia.
Maestro Conlon, a longtime admirer of Britten’s artistic …

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Arts Discount: American Buffalo at The Geffen

Posted March 20, 2013 by | 97 Comments | ]

American Buffalo was instantly hailed as a new American classic when it opened on Broadway in 1977. Now, Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Randall Arney takes a fresh look at these misguided misfits who are a little out of luck and way out of their league as they plot the theft of a rare coin collection. Negotiating explosive humor, frenetic energy and surprising tenderness, the play …

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KCRW’s 5 Things To Do This Week

Posted November 19, 2012 by | 58 Comments | ]

SEE: The Photography of Theo Ehret
Photographer Theo Ehret made his name photographing boxers and wrestlers as the house photographer at the Olympic Auditorium. See the late artist’s work at 722 Figueroa, by appointment only.
LISTEN: Tom Odell
Up and coming UK singer-songwriter Tom Odell was one of the top 10 most played artists on Morning Becomes Eclectic last week. And for good reason — his single …

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Who Voted?

Posted November 6, 2012 by | 278 Comments | ]

KCRW is getting in the spirit of the day!  We asked you to play along with us on Twitter and here’s some of our favorite “I Voted” treats!


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KCRW’s 5 Things To Do This Week

Posted November 6, 2012 by | 2 Comments | ]

GO: Vote!
Election day is Tuesday!  Do your civic duty and head to the polls.  If you need help navigating the 11 propositions on the California state ballot, we’ve got a guide.
EAT: Starry Kitchen
This week, Jonathan Gold recommends Starry Kitchen, the cult favorite that is now in its third location (it’s now housed at Tiara Cafe).  Order the Singapore chile crab, bo la lat, xo fried rice, …

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Arts Discount: BUILD at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse

Posted October 30, 2012 by | 7 Comments | ]

BUILD in the intimate Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse
Written by Michael Golamco
Directed by Will Frears
Featuring Laura Heisler, Peter Katona & Thomas Sadoski
This world premiere tells the story of two legendary game developers, one a recluse and the other a suit, who experience love and friendship in technology’s brave new world – all the while yearning for the old one.
KCRW exclusive …

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MOCAtv Debuts Bjork’s New Music Video

Posted October 30, 2012 by | 46 Comments | ]

MOCAtv Debuts Bjork’s new music video, “Mutal Core”
Monday, November 12, 11am – 5pm (last screening at 4:45pm)
MOCA Grand Avenue – Ahmanson Auditorium

MOCAtv presents an all-day advance screening of “Mutual Core,” a new music video directed by LA filmmaker Andrew Thomas Huang for Bjork’s remix album. Huang is known for his short film “Solipsist,” recently honored at this year’s Cannes Lions Saatchi&Saatchi New Directors Showcase. …

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KCRW’s 5 Things To Do This Week

Posted October 30, 2012 by | 11 Comments | ]

CELEBRATE: Dia de los Muertos
Outside of Oaxaca, LA may be one of the best places to experience Day of the Dead, the Mexican holiday to honor passed loved ones.  For the next week, you can find fiestas all over this city. So grab a candy skull and let’s celebrate!
EAT: Superba Snack Bar
Jonathan Gold calls Superba Snack Bar’s intricate dishes “sunny and straightforward,” …

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KCRW’s 5 Things To Do This Week

Posted October 23, 2012 by | 5 Comments | ]


LISTEN: Gary Clark Jr
Gary Clark Jr. is a stunning blues guitarist and singer. We’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of his full length album “Blak and Blu” and today is the day! Jason Bentley is a big fan and says it’s pleasantly surprising in its range.
SEE: Krapp’s Last Time
Starring John Hurt, and now playing at the Kirk Douglas Theater, the Samuel Beckett …