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The Mad Brand, a filmmaker, an author, and the Wizard of Oz

Posted February 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 465 views]
KK Barrett, Greg Goldin, Michael Govan, Madeleine Brand

“I think you can fall in love with someone on the air and not know they are real,” KK Barrett, production designer of Her.

This week, KCRW’s friends and family turned out for a party to celebrate Press Play’s launch.  Hosted by KCRW Champions Tim and Neda Disney in their contemporary Larchmont Village home, the event included a panel led by Press Play host Madeleine Brand …

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Vidiots Foundation and KCRW Present The Annex Series: Conversations on Film and Culture

Posted January 25, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,326 views]
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Friday, January 31st 2014 7:30 PM
Renee Montagne, award winning journalist and co-host of NPR Morning Edition interviews Davis Guggenheim, filmmaker and producer of such films as An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for Superman and It Might Get Loud. Doors Open at 7 PM Come early for refreshments and live music!
All Tickets $15.00
To purchase tickets go to and click on the Paypal “buy” button for …

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Champions Celebrate the Holidays

Posted January 8, 2014 by | 6 Comments | 899 views]
General Manager Jennifer Ferro, Board Chair Michael Fleming and Champion Susan Markowitz

On December 9th, KCRW held its annual Board Holiday Party at the Bungalow in Santa Monica.  Members of the KCRW Foundation Board, Champions and KCRW talent and staff gathered for this festive occasion, welcoming Madeleine Brand to the KCRW family.  Unveiled this past summer, the Champion Circle is comprised of KCRW’s newest group of high-level philanthropic supporters. If you’d like to learn more about the Champion program, …

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Arts Discount: Voir Un Film!

Posted January 8, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 865 views]

Theatre Raymond Kabbaz invites you to experience animated and live action shorts from France, with a handy discount to KCRW-ers!
With two separate evenings of shorts this January, Theatre Raymond Kabbaz wishes KCRW fans  “Heureuse nouvelle année,” (that’s Happy New Year, friends!). Click here  to purchase tickets, and enter promo code KCRW15 to receive your 15% discount. Merci!
JANUARY 16, 7:30pm at Theatre Raymond Kabbaz
Résolument Animés (Resolutely Animated) …

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KCRW Presents: Rush

Posted August 21, 2013 by | 82 Comments | 4,480 views]

Thank you for submitting your responses – entries for the screening are now CLOSED

KCRW Presents: RUSH
A Special Screening for KCRW Listeners
Before Rush opens to the public on the big screen, KCRW is hosting a sneak-peak screening for our listeners only!
Tell us about your first car in the comments section below, and we’ll choose winners to receive a FREE pair of tickets to this special …

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Members get extra benefits at KCRW’s Summer Nights series at the Hammer!

Posted July 10, 2013 by | 1 Comment | 5,506 views]

In celebration of A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living, the Hammer and KCRW present five Thursday evenings of free live music in the Hammer courtyard. Curated by and featuring KCRW DJs, special musical guests will be announced over the course of the series. 7pm.  For more information, visit

KCRW members can bring their fringe benefits card to gain access to the Members Lounge …

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UpClose: Lawrence Wright in Conversation with Kim Masters

Posted March 5, 2013 by | 2 Comments | 2,761 views]

KCRW kicked off their first UpClose conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright and Kim Masters, host of The Business. The two sat down to discuss Wright’s new book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief.
Opening remarks to the packed house were made by KCRW General Manager Jennifer Ferro.
The Ann and Jerry Moss Theater, a brand new, state-of-the-art theater located on the …

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#KCRWmoves Pop-Up Gallery at Atwater Crossing

Posted March 4, 2013 by | 1 Comment | 2,154 views]

KCRW hosted the first #KCRWmoves Pop-Up Gallery last Friday at Atwater Crossing. The first of four events celebrated music discovery through the incredible photographs taken by longtime station photographer Larry Hirshowitz.
Over 200 intimate portraits taken by Hirshowitz during live performances at KCRW were projected on walls throughout the venue, giving attendees an insider’s look at many of their favorite artists.

Prints were also on-hand for …

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ARTS DISCOUNT: Petra Haden Goes to the Movies

Posted February 1, 2013 by | 6 Comments | 4,595 views]

Petra Haden will be performing her wondrous new album Petra Goes To The Movies at First Unitarian Church on February 9th. This will be one of a kind opportunity to experience some cinematic soundtracks in an extraordinary new way. Epic and evocative scores have been ingeniously recreated utilizing layers of remarkably inventive vocals. Far from a mere novelty, these interpretations retain every bit of …

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Carpe Diem: Stories of our Most Vital Moments
Last week, KCRW presented a very special Mainstage production of The Moth. This unique, storytelling experience is a rare occurrence; most fans are used to the more frequent Moth Storyslams – open mic competitions where anyone with a story can drop their name in a hat for a chance to tell their tale on the evening’s theme.
But Mainstage is different… it’s special …