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KCRW creates and curates a unique mix of content revolving around music discovery, NPR news, cultural exploration and informed public affairs.

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Have you been listening to @jason_bentley slay it on Metropolis every Saturday night? His latest show is down-right… https://t.co/bvG4fo162rYes, your dreams are getting weirder during the pandemic. Hear why in a new episode of Foxhole: https://t.co/YPQZrVTUUAIs too much togetherness a turn-off? How are you coping if you're on your own? Listen as Dr. Britney Blair (… https://t.co/VTXsnuwAAsMetro ridership has dropped during the pandemic. Will riders come back? https://t.co/YFY7ANmyGELAUSD schools are planning to reopen in the fall but social distancing measures will need to be enforced. What will… https://t.co/Bq6s8xl2dZPowerful scenes from a protest in DTLA Wednesday that called attention to the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis… https://t.co/sMsPwQtqze
5/29
2020
Experts say the true number of COVID-19 cases in LA County may be higher than the official numbers. What data is p… https://t.co/a3FPpALae3LA black rights activist Larry Aubry died earlier this month at the age of 86. For decades, he chronicled the Afric… https://t.co/ynZXDZhnJGCurious about making radio stories, but not sure where to start? Enter KCRW's #RadioRace! It's the perfect time to… https://t.co/AqUf5q1AhJCorn porn? Most corn in CA is grown as cattle feed, but Tehachapi Heritage Grain Project has spent the last 3 years… https://t.co/EIqkWoZWbcFor 45 years, @AlanZweibel has helped funny people be funnier. (Think: original SNL.) Now he’s written a book about… https://t.co/fo0gmAzCOUCreate a hot rock masterpiece with minimal supplies and maximum results!Santa Barbara is home to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the federal prison system. As thousands of inmates teste… https://t.co/Jy05QOywHMGood-friend of KCRW (and Ohio Prom King) @johnlegend is today's Throwback Session. @chrisdouridas feels that John… https://t.co/WmgXn9nYqFProtests erupted last night from Minneapolis to L.A. over the death of George Floyd. The Justice Department says it… https://t.co/OUemiXpWs5Some businesses are slowly reopening in LA County with restrictions. But is it too soon? https://t.co/r6ucf3H3KHOver the years, black stunt doubles have made progress in Hollywood but it wasn't easy. Hear the origin story of… https://t.co/J7eYiCiX7GIs the work-from-home lifestyle here to stay?Nico knew that diet culture was bulls*** but they couldn't stop themself from counting calories. It took them a lon… https://t.co/ELZ6nyJ4XoTonight, @PopUpMag is taking the stage with a new virtual show! Watch never-before-told stories come to life at 6pm… https://t.co/h4Sv7VWQ1qHappening right now in DTLA. #BlackLivesMatter Video by @bfeinzimer https://t.co/LMlGjUhNFU
Retweeted by KCRWA dispatch from newly re-opened Runyon Canyon, courtesy of KCRW production engineer Ray Guarna: "Not many people.… https://t.co/NUOa9g3BHXGov. Gavin Newsom recently allowed places of worship to reopen with restrictions. Rabbi Michael Barclay thinks it's… https://t.co/ns5tnyKP4cHave you checked in on LA’s art world lately? Artists are joining together to speak out about heightened racism an… https://t.co/GJiqfHTkKf
5/28
2020
Is the Department of Justice still acting impartially? @TheMadBrand and @LevinsonJessica tackle Attorney General Bi… https://t.co/SqjbHKfvBDRestaurants may re-open soon. If they have social distancing rules, will you be ready to dine in?Some countries have a 3rd gender, yet the U.S. only recognizes male and female. Get new perspectives on talking abo… https://t.co/C8b8jaae8BPuerto Rican rock quartet @circo_oficial is back after a 13 year hiatus! Their new album "Adiós Hola" drops tomorro… https://t.co/jh6IaJffJKIn the '60s there were no black stunt doubles in Hollywood. Enter the Black Stuntmen’s Association. Hear the orig… https://t.co/BjgfjIfoqCSometimes you just need to escape. @Khruangbin's 2018 @mbekcrw session is the answer ⬇️ #KCRWThrowbackSessionsCalifornia relies heavily on tourism, entertainment and trade. Gov. Newsom's economic recovery task force is trying… https://t.co/UomgYHpkdaGrab the best seats in the house (literally!) Set a reminder tomorrow night for @PopUpMag The Spring Issue: At Hom… https://t.co/G3Ms5SDk6PWhat would life be like if you were told you didn't have parents? That's what happened to LA musician… https://t.co/6p8vct3FKVKROQ isn't the same alt-rock station it used to be and fans have noticed. What does the future look like for the st… https://t.co/vh7Ky9iDDkWhat does "stay-at-home" look like for people across LA? Just ask photographer Robiee Ziegler: https://t.co/vP8VDGrzYHThe Farmer John food processing plant in Vernon has seen one of the largest COVID-19 outbreaks in LA county. Meatpa… https://t.co/4EwOwvZScn
5/27
2020
Attention All Adults: It’s time to upgrade to the latest version of “the birds & the bees”. This Thursday,… https://t.co/MEyJjcaPxqNeed more disco in your life? Comedian @deoncole is your man. Hear how he learned to DJ while stuck at home: https://t.co/q5ACfbbD9PESPN’s Michael Jordan docuseries "The Last Dance" was an escape for sports lovers. Director Jason Hehir breaks down… https://t.co/txCORdQ1NJDon't feel like cooking tonight? Takeout becomes eclectic with @billaddison and @piescarcega:https://t.co/MaQ6Whz2RFSoak up the sun while you listen to Tom Schnabel's summertime jams ☀️ https://t.co/kqzl4iIJF61. Create your team 2. Get the theme 3. Make radio Sign up today for KCRW's #RadioRace! 🏁 https://t.co/DxqFzLHEO3One listen to @thaogetstaydown's "Temple" and you'll be hooked. Get your free download: https://t.co/OecCLeVmT7Places of worship and in-store retailers have been allowed to resume with some guidelines in place: https://t.co/TRmM5lySAXAdult Swim hero @timheidecker is your man if you’re looking for subversive, cringe-worthy comedy. But did you know… https://t.co/5go7PJtOil
5/26
2020
Here’s an assignment for you: watch ‘Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’ and then get the inside scoop from the film’s… https://t.co/UxiAjN4wckWhat’s up with Bruce Springsteen and the LGBTQ community? According to @naomigloebl at The Nation, nothin’ but ❤️🌈❤️ https://t.co/1RQLH6tis5Real talk, you're either making pizza from scratch today using @evankleiman's recipe or 🍕🍕🍕 we've got takeout optio… https://t.co/UzxKOLQ85uClose your eyes and binge the latest season of @Unfictional. Stories of fantasy perfect for a day offHours of vintage live performances from your favorite artists are just right here though ⤵️ okay okay, we'll name… https://t.co/MtS9J95XF3Ready, set, go! KCRW's #RadioRace is right around the corner. You have 24 hours to write, record and edit a nonfict… https://t.co/1ihhhkgMkeKool and the Gang’s iconic anthem, “Celebration,” turns 40 this summer! So what does the band’s leader and co-found… https://t.co/oxuYoUNXMlTake a stroll with Greater LA's @RadioChio through the magic of radio 📻✨https://t.co/XgNM3mtH3S
5/25
2020
In which we attempt to eliminate all negative emotions. 😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁 Listen to @hbmpodcast with @webmasterdave: https://t.co/5QWHo1MbowJournalist Sopan Deb wasn't close to his parents for years. He tries to understand them and find forgiveness in his… https://t.co/t39HWQ4IfhWho knew “fear of poetry” was a thing? Hear Victoria Chang (@VChangPoet), author of ""Love, Love,"" speak about th… https://t.co/vsOn1Zgn6h.@evankleiman cherry-picked this recipe for you to make the most of peak cherry season 🍒 https://t.co/Ptv4QYJ9JAHave you ever had a friend who you thought should live their life differently than they do? David has a friend like… https://t.co/Lgc65CSuN3OH SNAP! Peep this recipe for delicious snap peas before you do your grocery shopping. Perfect for the weather we… https://t.co/T38pmyyqhIG reatest O f A ll T he Legal Eagle Files Listen:Island life sounds peaceful, but what happens when rent is no longer affordable? Hear the challenges facing residen… https://t.co/JY5OxA5tRe
5/24
2020
Angel Jimenez has been in the garment industry for more than 25 years. The pandemic closed down his Vernon shop for… https://t.co/7bE6hKDUD1If you missed Simon McBurney in The Encounter back when it was at the Wallis in 2017, you've got a second chance. I… https://t.co/TcBY0hdFwRBlackish creator Kenya Barris (@funnyblackdude) knew that the traditional family sitcom needed a reboot. Hear him… https://t.co/pngdc4zzvtWill companies say goodbye to open floor plans post-pandemic? https://t.co/GmUIvO5d4jWhy has Germans' opinion of the U.S. dropped during the pandemic?Are you having weird dreams lately? Harvard's Deirdre Barrett has been looking at thousands of dreams during the pa… https://t.co/OQRM8lvVEZTUNE IN: Freeform Fridays is taking off! Hear these exclusive mixes and make it feel like the weekend: 8 pm -… https://t.co/sEa5ECYACG2010 @tameimpala has us longing for simpler times and ninja turtles. Watch their throwback session and celebrate… https://t.co/JWzMzb89m4Big Bear, Joshua Tree, and other tourist hot spots are welcoming people again this weekend. Are officials worried a… https://t.co/6cZoEW54nbIn the '70s, KMET and KLOS were the heart of L.A.'s rock radio. Hear what it was like and how Bob Carlson saw it a… https://t.co/g5klruO91w
5/23
2020
@karenfoshay @RadioChio @raulcampos @jbarro @benjamin_max @evanlgeorge Thanks for supporting! You’re so right, ever… https://t.co/zyoRquZx1XOh hi! Now that we've got your attention, let's talk about goats, the Supreme Court and the electoral college wit… https://t.co/jWdArmV0yiDr. Ahsan Khan works long hours as a doctor, but he's finding strength in his faith to keep going. Listen to a day… https://t.co/9f611HlZaJ.@tameimpala is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their debut album "Innerspeaker" 🎉 Pop a bottle and watch… https://t.co/D76vt69UMeWhy is coronavirus disproportionately affecting black people across the U.S.? There's a long history of distrusting… https://t.co/FOr0Y3uEIagreat news! if you're bored or feel unsettled or need a creative outlet right now, @kcrw's #radiorace is happening… https://t.co/9AiX6hoSoH
Retweeted by KCRW🌴May 24 Catch a groove and a nice sunset Sunday evening with @GovBallNYC’s The Sun Still Sets livestream festival… https://t.co/VT4CUKgeDh🌴May 23 Cuidate y Cuentate is a livestream concert put on by @CHIRLA to encourage participation in the 2020 census… https://t.co/bZzjVaNsJl🌴May 23 One Earth Live is a transformational fest featuring a diverse lineup of global musicians, visionary speake… https://t.co/d2DHkc8cZ9🌴May 23-25 @DillonFrancis rounds up his DJ friends for IDGAFOS, a long weekend full of sunny sounds and good vibe… https://t.co/4SvkAKCp2N🌴May 22-24 @LIBfestival is a Memorial Day weekend staple, and to ensure electronic fans could still come together… https://t.co/NhtlfeCeWvSocial distancing is still in place this Memorial Day weekend but that’s not stopping the music from flowing. Joi… https://t.co/SehAK9OwXULast week, a federal judge ordered LA city and county to relocate unhoused residents living near freeways. But offi… https://t.co/nLD2KhYxMo7/ A class action lawsuit is pending in court on behalf of many elderly homeowners. Right now, people with outstand… https://t.co/PYMINKfc0Y6/ Gwendolyn Lang, an 80-year-old widow, is one of those homeowners. The foreclosure went into effect but her attor… https://t.co/4iKayMuohk5/ In some cases, predatory operators targeted elderly, low-income homeowners for loans they couldn't afford. Many… https://t.co/ryOzpC4KJE4/ But in LA the program wasn't designed with tough standards to make sure homeowners could pay back their loans. I… https://t.co/B2UoPoxZPF3/ Homeowners with PACE loans generally pay them back in installments which get rolled into their property taxes. I… https://t.co/AfkfR8Uk432/ LA County has now ended this program, known as PACE, following criticism. Here are the details: In 2019,… https://t.co/qmRDR2aR2h1/ Sometimes trying to do the right thing goes wrong. That's what happened with an LA County program that gave home… https://t.co/NnXiAx9SHMGuitarist and composer Jeff Parker has been studying up on some his favorite artists lately from Arthur Russell to… https://t.co/xhs1bDRgMcReligious groups and churches have been kept from gathering under stay-at-home orders. Recently, more than a thousa… https://t.co/dTow3qi5ulPeople across LA are taking up sewing to make masks. For some, it helps make ends meet and provides a sense of purp… https://t.co/kCSG3to9U8Support KCRW by watching a great movie? Sign me up! KCRW is partnering with @neonrated to bring you the Sundance… https://t.co/aTcHOuJauIMasks have become another accessory, and brands are getting in on designing them too. How has it changed your fashi… https://t.co/ZwGmsUhfTRLooking for some creative insight on how to discuss sex & gender with kids? On May 28, join Allison Behringer (… https://t.co/d6Q13axY1fGerman polymath Gottfried Leibniz theorized that we’re living in the best of all possible worlds. The new episode o… https://t.co/cHgAaddHsp
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5/22
2020
The smoke shop that exploded was reportedly an unlicensed supplier of butane honey oil. The LAFD has launched a cit… https://t.co/WoDOgDCpqPThere's a new BOSS in town! Congratulations to Jon Van Lew (@jtvanlew), KCRW Trivia Club Champion of the World! Tha… https://t.co/fsbarFohQG
5/21
2020

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