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KCRW’s June Volunteer of the Month: Elijah Hawk

Posted June 22, 2015 by | 3 Comments | ]
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Meet Elijah Hawk. Yes, his name sounds like a super-hero… and it turns out he actually kind-of is one! Elijah has managed to go from SMC Intern to master of the KCRW Spotify, keeping our awesome playlists updated and growing their numbers dramatically. He’s got a knack for keeping the music fresh and turning new people on to our tunes each week. On top …

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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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Advance Screening: AMY

Posted June 10, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Join us for a free advance screening of AMY before its release in theaters!
A24 presents AMY, a heart-breaking documentary about Amy Winehouse. Official selection of the Cannes film festival. Amy Winehouse was a once-in-a generation talent who lived her life in front of the camera, and disappeared in front of our eyes. Indiewire called it “an extraordinary, powerful work.” Village Voice says “A Rush …

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Arts Discount: Roaring Nights at the L.A. Zoo

Posted June 10, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]

A different kind of wildlife takes over the Zoo for this summer music series, which kicks off June 26 with the world’s first indie tribute band, Black Crystal Wolf Kids, rocking it sing-along-style and DJ V-Money spinning under the stars. Enjoy L.A.’s best food trucks – including Coolhaus, Komodo, and The Grilled Cheese Truck – while sipping cocktails, beer, or wine. This is the …

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Win one of three VIP Packages to attend the premiere of Hit Record On TV with Joseph Gordon-Levitt!

Posted May 27, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Join the hitRECord community on Friday, June 12th at 7pm at the historic Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles to celebrate the premiere of Season 2 with a live screening, special tweet‐along event, and a few surprises! Three KCRW VIP Package Winners will also receive special swag bags from hitRECord and Pivot TV.
Here’s what three KCRW entrants will win:

1 pair of tickets to the Hit Record On TV with …

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Arts Discount: Matilda The Musical

Posted May 27, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards®, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London’s West End.  The …

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Arts Discount: Los Angeles Film Festival

Posted May 13, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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The 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival returns to L.A. LIVE June 10-18 featuring a line-up of American and international cinema that embraces diversity, innovation and unique perspectives. Gain access to one-of-a-kind events and Master Classes and discover emerging online and TV content.
KCRW listeners can save 10% with promo code 2015KCR until May 22. See the line-up and buy passes at LAFilmFest.com.

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May Volunteer of the Month: Lauren Tyler!

Posted May 12, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Lauren Tyler has her own blend of style and personality which grows on you to a point that you’re not quite sure what you did before you met her. Does anyone around here remember what KCRW was like before Lauren came to the office? She’s got a real spark about her, with all the warmth, sass, and skepticism you can hope for and appreciate.
Where did you grow up and …

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Arts Discount: My Barking Dog

Posted April 29, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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What do we do when nature returns to claim the turf we usurped? Two reclusive apartment dwellers’ unfulfilled lives take a turn for the bizarre when a starving coyote begins to frequent their fire escape. This brush with wildlife incites them to embrace their animal instincts as they bond with their untamed visitor. By turns highly poetic, exotic, and dangerous, Eric Coble creates a …

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Postcards to the Future of Los Angeles!

Posted April 24, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Los Angeles is a city on the rise, and at 826LA and KCRW, we do a lot of thinking about the city we’d like to live in.
At this year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, we invited the community to send postcards to the future of our city. What are our hopes and dreams for Los Angeles? What do we wish to see by …