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Jack Black finds David Lynch on the all-new KCRW.com

Posted June 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 392 views]

Today, we launched an all-new website at KCRW.com.  And here’s Jack Black and David Lynch, along with Jason Bentley, Madeleine Brand, and Elvis Mitchell, to tell you how it works.  The video was created by the talented creative studioWalter Robot, known for their dreamy, “noir animation” style and Death Cab for Cutie music videos).

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Arts Discount – Romeo & Juliet

Posted May 27, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 604 views]
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The most romantic and heartbreaking love story of all time. A live orchestra performing Prokofiev’s lush score. This is a production performed by the world-renowned The National Ballet of Canada that you will remember forever. KCRW members receive 20% off* select seats using code 24678.
*20% off valid for Thursday, July 10 and Friday, July 11 performances only in the following sections: Main Orchestra, Main …

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Jonathan Gold and Evan Kleiman Tackle the Question of Authenticity in Los Angeles Cuisine

Posted May 23, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 492 views]
Jennifer Ferro, Kris Yenbamroong, Carlos Salgado, Evan Kleiman and Jonathan Gold.

“Cuisine has never been static and the idea of authenticity is a constantly moving target…often when food is referred to as inauthentic, the proper follow up question may be inauthentic to whom?”
When Pulitzer Prize winning food writer Jonathan Gold took the stage at the 2013 Mad Symposium in Copenhagen, he chose to speak on an issue close to his heart: authenticity in food.
Such was …

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Arts Discount – Death of the Author

Posted May 15, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 770 views]
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In the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse
With a world of knowledge just a smart phone away, is there still such a thing as an original idea? When a young professor suspects a student of plagiarism, his inquiry sparks a chain of events affecting the lives of four people in very real terms. This smart, funny and engrossing world premiere becomes a …

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Arts Discount: Los Angeles Film Festival

Posted May 1, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 606 views]
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Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Los Angeles Film Festival returns June 11–19 to L.A. LIVE. Don’t miss out on red carpet premieres, conversations, live music, free outdoor screenings and films from around the world. Signature programs include Music in Film Nights at The GRAMMY Museum®, Master Classes and LA Muse, a new section focused on how the city of Los Angeles is an inspiration …

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Arts Discount: Slowgirl

Posted April 16, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 431 views]
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Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse
Now thru April 27
“Beautifully directed!”- Los Angeles Times
“A resonant exploration of regret and redemption.”– LA Weekly
“Riveting direction and fiercely connected performances of its two actors.” – BroadwayWorld.com
With sharp humor and authenticity, this West Coast premiere featuring William Petersen and Rae Gray and directed by Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Randall Arney, reminds us that escape is easy but …

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April Volunteer of the Month!

Posted April 15, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,110 views]
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Meet the wonderful Blake “Blake V” Veit.
Blake started out as one of our SMC Interns last semester, and since that time, has impressed us all with her commitment, enthusiasm, and general outstanding outlook on life. Since she started here, Blake has been happy to involve herself in many different projects and departments. Currently she is training to do fill in work for our Underwriting …

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Arts Discount: The Tallest Tree In The Forest

Posted April 2, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 622 views]
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THE TALLEST TREE IN THE FOREST – World Premiere Production
Mark Taper Forum
April 12 – May 25, 2014
A Play with Music Written and Performed By Daniel Beaty
DON’T MISS PAUL ROBESON’S LARGER-THAN-LIFE STORY
“I am the third Negro ever to attend Rutgers University. And the way these white students are staring at me, I instantly wonder if the other two made it out alive.” —Paul Robeson in The …

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A Day at LACMA

Posted March 21, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 661 views]
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“This world that we have around us is not a world that we receive but more a world we create and make.” – James Turrell
Editor’s Note: KCRW Music Publicity Director Rachel Reynolds spent an entire day at LACMA. Here is her story:
One of the reasons I love LA the most is that you can take all kinds of “staycations,” including one dedicated entirely …

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Arts Discount: Paul Taylor

Posted March 19, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 623 views]
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Paul Taylor
Still led by the inventive legendary choreographer Paul Taylor, this world-renowned modern dance company has performed in more than 540 cities in 64 countries over the span of 60 years. A pioneer of American modern dance, Paul Taylor’s dynamic, thought provoking work continues to push boundaries and remains “deeply communicative and wildly theatrical” – San Francisco Examiner. Now, in their upcoming  engagement at …

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