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Arts Discount: VILLON

Posted February 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 371 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 | 722 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 | 745 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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Henry Rollins Honored with Ray Bradbury Award

Posted February 10, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 745 views]
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Henry Rollins:
Is There Anything He Doesn’t Do?
This weekend, KCRW DJ Henry Rollins received the prestigious Ray Bradbury Creativity Award from Woodbury University’s Friends of the Library. They recognized his contributions to the arts, cultural preservation, and political activism. Previous winners of the award have included Roy Disney, Kirk Douglas, and other unique characters who reflect Bradbury’s own creativity. We consider Henry a dynamic individual …

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A Loving Tribute to Pam Leven

Posted February 7, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 2,212 views]
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KCRW and the world recently lost one heck of a woman named Pam Leven to a bicycle accident. We saw her friendly face for years during our subscription drives. She was a regular volunteer and a fan of the station, putting her time, money, and passion in our very grateful hands. It’s people like her who loved us, that inspire us to keep doing …

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Sol Angeles Pop Up Supports KCRW!

Posted February 7, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,168 views]
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Chill, “effortless California lifestyle” apparel purveyor, Sol Angeles, has set up a pop-up shop on Abbot Kinney. Go now through Saturday, 2/15, and use your KCRW Fringe Benefits card for a 10% discount on cute, comfy and functional tees, sweatshirts and more.
But wait, not only do you get your discount, but they will generously donate 10% of the pop-up proceeds to KCRW! How cool …

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Jason Bentley’s Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything)

Posted February 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 766 views]
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In the last few years, the popular website Reddit has become a way for everyday people to ask figureheads, specialists, and other people in the know questions about what they do. The result is generally a bizarre and memorable experience, with insightful questions paired with goofy fun. For example, recent AMA’s have been done by the likes of Bill Gates, Bill Nye, NPR’s Ira …

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ARTS DISCOUNT: Sheetal Gandhi in Bahu-Beti-Biwi at Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz

Posted February 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 421 views]
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Sheetal Gandhi in Bahu-Beti-Biwi at Théâtre Raymond KabbazActress Sheetal Gandhi, best known for her work in Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion and her leading role in Broadway’s Bombay Dreams, brings her stunning solo performance to Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz. Combining elements of traditional Northern Indian dance and song with percussive text and contemporary music and dance, Bahu-Beti-Biwi (which translates to Daughter-In-Law-Daughter-Wife) portrays multiple generations of Indian women, from a grandmother complaining about the younger generations …

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

Posted January 25, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,499 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 vidiotsfoundation.org and click on the Paypal “buy” button for …

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KCRW Presents An Iliad at The Broad Stage

Posted January 23, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 645 views]
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$20 off to see Tony Award-winning actor Denis O’Hare’s one man show!
The Broad Stage & KCRW Present
AN ILIAD
Starring Denis O’Hare from True Blood and American Horror Story
January 15-February 2, 2014
The Broad Stage, Santa Monica
Homer’s epic poem roars back to life in a contemporary new telling. Obie Award-winner, Lisa Peterson directs Tony Award-winner Denis O’Hare in this stunning show that captures the grief and glory …

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