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KCRW’s Five Things To Do This Week – Jan. 21, 2013

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KCRW’s Five Things To Do This Week
January 21, 2013

 
SEE: No
Gael Garcia Bernal stars in Director Pablo Larrain’s No, a film about life in Chile under the dictatorial rule of General Augusto Pinochet.  Film Independent at LACMA will screen the movie on Friday followed by a Q & A with Bernal and Larrain.
SAY YES TO NO
 
EAT: Iraq Food in OC
At Al Tannour, you’ll find typical …

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KCRW’s 5 Things To Do This Week – Jan. 14, 2013

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KCRW’s 5 Things To Do This Week
January 14, 2013

 
LISTEN: Jose James
Vocalist Jose James is “sultry one moment, commanding the next,” says NPR’s Ann Powers. His new album, “No Beginning No End,” incorporates elements of R&B, neo-soul and dance music of the 1920′s. Hear it in full as part of KCRW’s Album Preview series.
SENSUAL DOMINANCE
 
HEAR: Amy Wilentz
Veteran journalist Amy Wilentz’s new book, “Farewell, Fred Voodoo,” is …

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KCRW’s 5 Things To Do: 12.17.12

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MAKE: Bhel Puri
Chef Susan Feniger shares her recipe for Bhel Puri, aka Indian Puffed Rice Salad. Love it? Then you’ll flip for her new cookbook, Susan Feniger’s Street Food.  With a subtitle like Irresistibly Crispy, Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sticky, Sweet Recipes, who wouldn’t?
TAKE IT TO THE STREETS
 
WATCH: The Year’s Best Films
Awards season is officially upon us – nominations for the Independent Spirit Awards, SAG …

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KCRW’s 5 Things To Do This Week

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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.
KNOCKOUT
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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KCRW’s 5 Things To Do This Week

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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.
VOTE
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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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!
¡EMPIEZA EL FESTEJO!
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

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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.
CHECK IT OUT
 
SEE: Krapp’s Last Time
Starring John Hurt, and now playing at the Kirk Douglas Theater, the Samuel Beckett …

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GO: Who Shot Rock & Roll
Time is running out to see the acclaimed “Who Shot Rock & Roll” exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography. The show’s hours have been extended this weekend to give you one last shot to get a glimpse before the exhibit heads overseas.
GET FOCUSED
EAT: Japanese Food Courts
According to Jonathan Gold, you can find some really good Japanese food in …

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SEE: Cloud Atlas
Join KCRW for a free advanced screening of the new Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer film, Cloud Atlas. Stick around afterwards for a chat between Elvis Mitchell and the filmmakers during a live taping of The Treatment. Top that off by joining us for a drink at the Arclight bar.
CLOUDY
HEAR: Michael Kiwanuka
With comparisons to Bill Withers and Donny Hathaway, Michael Kiwanuka’s soulful singing …

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SEE: The 2000 Sculpture
Edward Goldman calls Walter de Maria’s work monumental and impressive.  The 2000 white plaster rods arranged in a complex geometric grid and stretching more than 160 feet are now on display at LACMA’s Resnick Pavilion.
GIANT LINCOLN LOGS
EAT: Hot Pot
Yet another reason to visit San Gabriel this week besides an excursion to the great mall of China: Little Sheep for hot pot. …

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