RADIO BROADCAST #214
Fanatics. I hope this finds you well. I am in the Washington D.C. area, working on some television stuff. We have a tremendous mix of music here that I hope you will like.
Thank you so much for the letters you have sent in over the last several days. This show is all ... More >>
Forage much? Chefs do it, Pascal Baudar does it (feel free to join him). Even UCLA professor of Italian and culinary history Luigi Ballerini does it, judging by his latest book, A Feast of Weeds: A Literary Guide to Foraging and Cooking Wild Plants, with recipes by Ada De Santis (translated by Gianp ... More >>
Combining elements of New Orleans jazz and Appalachian bluegrass, Venice-based band The Dustbowl Revival seems to come out of another era. But the band competently and inspiringly brings vitality to genres decades older than its members.
Made up at times of anywhere from five to 15 members, the aco ... More >>
KCRW BROADCAST #131 for Saturday, September 10
Fanatics! I'm writing to you from Port Au Prince, Haiti. I have been here for about a week now and tomorrow will be flying back to Los Angeles, getting a few hours of sleep, and then coming into the studio at our new time of 8 pm to do the show ... More >>
"Around the time I began sitting in on my aunties' jam sessions and hanging around in the clubs, I began to get hipped in a little more to reality: There were an awful lot of good piano players, and not nearly enough jobs to go around. How was I ever going to compete with killer players li ... More >>
Maura LanahanOur eminent columnist, Mr. Henry Rollins![The one and only Henry Rollins will be contributing a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Friday and make sure to tune ... More >>
Is there anything Sona Patel can't do?
The legendary LA medical marijuana pinup physician is about to release a new album through the boutique Silver Lake label Drama of the Gifted Childd (rumored to be secretly owned by a couple of minor Strokes, the rhythm section of Ozomatli, and nightlif ... More >>
Last week's NEW THEATER REVIEWS are embedded in the current COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS; also, see this week's THEATER FEATURE on Kevin King's The Idea ManTEN TO LIFE"Hacienda Heights" (from Ten to Life) Photo by Nic Cha KimNEW REVIEW GO TEN TO LIFE Leave logic at the door and you'll get ... More >>
AT YOUR FINGERTIPS, THIS COMING WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSAlso, this week's INTERVIEW with playwright Richard GreenbergTHE REHEARSAL is this week's Theater PickThe Rehearsal Photo by Craig SchwartzNEW REVIEW THEATER PICK In French dramatist Jean Anouilh's scintillating 1958 play, The Re ... More >>
AT YOUR FINGERTIPS, THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS(THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED WITHIN THE LISTINGS)Also, this week's INTERVIEW with playwright Richard GreenbergAIN'T MISBEHAVIN'Debra Walton and Eugene Barry-Hill in Ain't Misbehavin' Photo by Craig SchwartzGO NEW REVIEW AIN'T MI ... More >>
AT YOUR FINGERTIPS, THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS
NEW REVIEW: THE SEAFARER at the Geffen PlayhouseJohn Mahoney and Andrew Connolly in The Seafarer Photo by Michael LamontNEW REVIEW GO THE SEAFARER If you're seeking innovation in the theater, look elsewhere. Conor McPherson's I ... More >>