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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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March Volunteer of the Month!

Posted March 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 693 views]
Shannon Ward

If you were to ask what one word comes to mind when I think of Shannon Ward, my mind immediately thinks ‘Angel’. Shannon is always a positively charged, present, and beaming with a glow all her own. Recently I’ve seen her take charge at one of our First Friday events, and she was on fire. Anything she does she does with a smile and …

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Arts Discount: Flyin’ West

Posted March 10, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 392 views]
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Flyin’ West
March 12 – April 6, 2014
International City Theatre at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center
300 East Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

See contemporary classic FLYIN’ WEST at International City Theatre at a $10 discount per ticket
In Pearl Cleage’s powerful historical drama set in the 1890’s, four African-American women journey west to Nicodemus, Kansas to seek the freedom promised after the Civil War — only …

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KCRW Members Get Creative!

Posted March 7, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 419 views]
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KCRW Member and multi-instrumentalist Nathaniel Lane gets creative with this charming rendition of Arcade Fire’s “Keep the Car Running”. This Arcade Fire song happens to be one of Jason Bentley’s favorites because it always reminds him of LA.

 
Now that I’m on an Arcade Fire kick, here’s another talented musician covering Arcade Fire. Mr. Little Jeans is a KCRW favorite and their cover of The …

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Fringe Benefits Providers for March

Posted March 5, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 916 views]
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Hi, there!

Here are the Fringe Benfits providers who are coming on board starting March 1.

A few highlights:

Santa Monica local faves Lula Cocina Mexicana and Finn McCools are now in Fringe Benefits!

Also, the guys from Beer Belly in Koreatown have opened Whiz, a cheesesteak joint.  They offer everything from cheesesteaks with a twist (like the Buffalo Bleu Chicken Cheesesteak) to hot sandwiches, cold hoagies, wings, burgers and tempting sides like the …

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Live Taping of The Treatment with Elvis Mitchell: Dan Harmon on being back at Community, and Punk Rock Television

Posted February 26, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 2,018 views]
Elvis Mitchell (host of The Treatment) and Dan Harmon

“I don’t trust [authority]. If your job is to tell me what to do, I think that’s weird.”
This was an overarching theme to an intimate, no holds barred live taping of KCRW’s The Treatment with Elvis Mitchell and his guest, Community creator Dan Harmon. The recent event was held for KCRW Champions at the beautiful, mid-century modern home of Karen and Stephen Hillenburg in …

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KCRW Pets Are An Elite Crew

Posted February 24, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 2,036 views]
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What started as a simple staff email quickly turned into a pet show of epic proportions.  The one up-manship and pageantry carried on long after everyone went home for the night, and what was left was something extraordinary. KCRW staffers were happy to share their littlest family members with all.  This was the result:
 
Nobody wanted to be left out! Here are some submissions from …

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Arts Discount: VILLON

Posted February 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 402 views]
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Padua Playwrights brings the latest adventure from visionary playwright Murray Mednick.  VILLON.  Mednick brings his unique sensibility to this hair-raising, sometimes violent and often hilarious exploits of François Villon where we follow the 15th century poet and his gang of bandits and vagabond priests through the treacherous forests of medieval France.  Kevin Weisman (from ABC’ Alias and HBO’s Hello Ladies) takes on the title …

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

Posted February 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 803 views]
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“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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Michael Lee is KCRW’s February Volunteer of the Month!

Posted February 12, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 780 views]
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There’s a sense of tranquility when working in the office near Michael Lee. This peaceful guy manages to always be helpful and candid, and that’s one of the many reasons we like to have him around. During his time at the front desk, we relied on him for a variety of projects, which were always completed to satisfaction and beyond.  Recently, I was happy …

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