Programming Highlights

  • Special Malcolm X Programming on KPFK NOW!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, May 19th, 2022 8:40pm

    Sylvester Rivers hosts a collage of discussion and interviews about Malcom X

  • The Earl Ofari Hutchinson Show Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable Sat May 21 at 9am

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, May 19th, 2022 11:22am

    From George Floyd to Buffalo: Are African-Americans an Endangered Species? The Earl Ofari Hutchinson Show Host and Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson will host an on-air townhall on the issue of racial targeting of Blacks. Air Date: Saturday May 21 st 9:00 to 10:00 AM PST on Pacifica Radio 90. 7 FM

  • LA Theatre Works, Sun. May 22, 10:00 pm, "Oslo" by J.T. Rogers starring J.D. Cullum

    Posted by Donna Walker at Thursday, May 19th, 2022 1:00am

    1993. In this rollicking take on modern diplomacy, a Norwegian social scientist and his diplomat wife are determined to try a new tactic to break the long-standing deadlock of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. A secret back channel in Norway leads to unexpected breakthroughs as negotiators find common ground. When the political becomes personal, relationships are forged that offer a chance to alter the course of history. Includes a conversation about the Oslo Accords with Steven Spiegel, Director of the Center for Middle East Development at UCLA.

  • Wednesdays at 2pm, It's The Lawyers Guild

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 10:57am

    On this week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild Activist Alejandro Banuelos will give Check the Sheriff Coalition’s biweekly update. Author and Constitutional Law Scholar Stephen Rohde will discuss implications of the leaked opinion overturning Roe v. Wade

  • Wednesdays at 2PM - It's The Lawyers Guild!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, May 11th, 2022 12:49am

    Tune in Wed, May 11 at 2pm on KPFK 90.7 FM for the Lawyers Guild Show. First, We’ll speak with Activist Angela Cardona about Havana’s May Day celebrations and international solidarity conference about ending the US blockade against Cuba. Then, Attorney Shaleen Shanbhag will explain the civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of two Knock LA journalists arrested by LAPD while reporting on protests and LAPD’s violent eviction of unhoused people in Echo Park.

  • Evolution Of The Goove - Sundays at 5PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Sunday, May 8th, 2022 11:49am

    Join Vince Wilburn Jr. & Maggie LePique Sunday May 8, 2022 at 5pm for a Miles Davis Birthday celebration!

  • C Los Madrigal interviews DoloresHuerta on Soul Rebel Radio

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, May 6th, 2022 6:40pm

    Tune in this Friday at 7:00 p.m. on for an exclusive interview with iconic labor leader & organizer Dolores Huerta. A special show dedicated to Dolores. Hosted by Emiliano Miranda & featuring contributions from the Soul Rebel Radio collective. Happy May Day & International Workers Day!

  • The first Sunday of the month at 5PM it's "Profiles" with Maggie LePique!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, April 28th, 2022 7:25pm

    This Sunday Maggie's guest is Ry Cooder, speaking about the Buenos Hermanos Project from Cuba

  • KPFK's "LSB Report To The Listener" on The Lawyers Guild Weds April 27th 2PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, April 26th, 2022 4:14pm

    KPFK Local Station Board reps join the Lawyers Guild for station and local governance updates

  • KPFK's "LSB Report To The Listener" Weds April 27th 2PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Sunday, April 24th, 2022 12:26pm

    The KPFK "LSB Report To The Listener" will air live during the Lawyer's Guild on Weds April 27th 2PM

  • Wednesdays at 2PM - It's The Lawyers Guild!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 9:37am

    Tune in Wed., April 20 at 2:00 pm on KPFK 90.7 FM for this week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. With NORMAN SOLOMON, Co-Founder RootsAction.org, who'll discuss the role of media in times of war. Then, MARJORIE COHN, international human rights law expert will talk about the potential of criminal charges being brought against Trump With Co-Hosts Jim Lafferty and Maria Hall.

  • Tuesdays at 1PM - It's Michael Benner!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 9:25am

    Michael's guest, Dr. Raymond Moody, has written 11 books, yet his best known was first published 47-years ago — Life After Life. Join us as we discuss near-death experiences (NDEs) and evidence of the afterlife.

  • ROOTS MUSIC & BEYOND! Every Sat 6am - 8am on KPFK!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, April 15th, 2022 11:55pm

    Art will be playing lots of Grammy-nominated songs, some old and new favorites of mine. I'm tickled pink to have Ric Taylor on board with me for the last half hour. Wait until you hear this guy's songs. Besides, he makes the best breakfast pastry this side of my old bakery on Avenue J in Brooklyn. Oh yes, lest we forget, April is National Beer Month...enough said.

  • Thursday 11am- 1pm on The Global Village with John Schneider

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 6:25pm

    Join John Schneider for a very special visit with L Shankar and Abhijith Banerjee.
    L Shankar will be performing at the Skirball Friday April 22 at 8PM

  • Wednesdays at 2PM - It's The Lawyers Guild!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 11:43pm

    Tune in Wed., April 13 at 2:00 pm for this week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild. First, Activist and Organizer Helen Jones will share the Check the Sheriff Coalition Update. Then, in honor of Earth Day, we’ll speak with Earthjustice Senior Attorney Fernando Gaytan about the UN’s new climate report, legal battles and community efforts to heal our planet. With Co-Hosts Jim Lafferty and Maria Hall.

  • Tuesdays at 1PM - It's Michael Benner!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 10:52am

    The Science of Consciousness - The chairman of the "Science Of Consciousness" conference and director of the University of Arizona's Center for Consciousness Studies, Dr. Stuart Hameroff, is our guest at 1:00 PM PDT Tuesday April 12, on KPFK's "Ageless Wisdom Show."

  • Roots Music & Beyond, Saturday April 9th, 6-8 a.m.

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, April 7th, 2022 5:51pm

    Congratulations to Patrick Milligan who, along with compilation co-producer Joni Mitchell, won the Grammy for Best Historical Album at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards for Joni Mitchell Archives—Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967). Patrick joins the Roots Music & Beyond team and will host the second Saturday each month. Tune in this Sat. for his first shift as something other than a guest on KPFK!

  • Wednesdays at 2PM It's The Lawyer's Guild!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 2:21pm

    Tune in to the Lawyers Guild Radio Show on Wed., April 6 at 2:00 pm for a very special one-hour edition on “free speech in America in 2022.” Join distinguished guests NADINE STROSSEN, former president of the ACLU, and STEPHEN ROHDE, Constitutional Law Scholar, as they explore the contours of the First Amendment, censorship, hate speech and more. With Co-Hosts Jim Lafferty and Maria Hall.

  • Tuesdays at 1PM It's the Ageless Wisdom with Michael Benner!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 11:01am

    On today's show "Race Literacy". Michael's guest is Milagros Phillips, a devoted teacher, speaker, author, and organizer on the subject of race literacy. No longer is it enough to be non-racist. We must all work as socially and politically active anti-racists.

  • Reggae Central Sundays from 2-5PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, March 31st, 2022 10:43am

    The Mighty Diamonds legendary lead singer Tabby was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Kingston Jamaica on March 29. Listen in, Chuck Foster will be doing a three-hour special on The Mighty Diamonds this coming Sunday April 3

  • Wednesdays at 2PM it's The Lawyer's Guild Radio Program

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, March 28th, 2022 11:11pm

    This week's edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. MINERVA GARCIA, CHECK THE SHERIFF COALITION member, will share the community efforts to hold LASD and Sheriff Villanueva accountable for the department's ongoing corruption. In our second segment, ROBERT DAINES, Stanford Law Professor, on dilemmas faced by Big Law in the US and UK over representing Russian clients in time of war. With Co-Hosts Jim Lafferty and Maria Hall. Streaming on https://www.kpfk.org

  • Tuesdays at 1PM it's The Ageless Wisdom with Michael Benner!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, March 28th, 2022 10:59pm

    "Self-love" vs "Self-centered" - This Tuesdays Ageless Wisdom radio program is about Love and Identi†y. What is self-love, and more importantly, who is the self? Are we more than the charac†er we've chosen to play in our bid for acceptance and approval?

  • Roots Music & Beyond Sat 3/26/22, 6-8 a.m.

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, March 24th, 2022 12:28pm

    Roots Music & Beyond celebrates ten years on air in March! Tune in this Saturday for highlights from a `lost’ concert recording by the legendary Doc Watson that’s surfaced after nearly 33 years.

  • Senate Supreme Court Associate Justice Hearings

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Sunday, March 20th, 2022 1:58pm

    Confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson begin Monday. Pacifica and KPFK will broadcast these hearings as well as providing commentary. We will carry the Pacifica feed, hosted by Mitch Jeserich on Tuesday, March 22rd, and the 23rd.

  • Free Forum with Terrence McNally Thursdays at 4PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, March 16th, 2022 10:09am

    Terrence McNally returns to the KPFK Airwaves, this Thursday at 4PM (PST). Free Forum explores the lives, work and ideas of individuals I suspect hold pieces of the puzzle of a world that just might work.

  • Wednesdays at 2pm It's The Lawyers Guild on KPFK

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, March 16th, 2022 9:27am

    Wed., March 16 at 2 pm on KPFK 90.7 FM this week's edition of the Lawyers Guild. Alejandro Banuelos will share CHECK THE SHERIFF COALITION’s updates. USC Gould School of Law PROFESSOR JODY ARMOUR, Author of Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Costs of Being Black in America and MARJORIE COHN, Constitutional and international human rights law expert and law Professor Emerita on sanctions, war crimes, NATO, the threat of nuclear war and the hope of a peaceful resolution.

  • Tuesdays at 1PM it's The Ageless Wisdom Mystery School with Michael Benner

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, March 15th, 2022 10:29am

    Grief is one of Life's most difficult trials. It sucks the wind from us, so we can scarcely breathe. It makes us feel so heavy we can barely stand. It feels as if we're about to be crushed, if not devoured by it.

  • Wednesdays at 2pm It's The Lawyers Guild on KPFK

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, March 9th, 2022 10:12am

    Wed., March 9 at 2:00 pm on this week's edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. Alejandro Banuelos will share the biweekly CHECK THE SHERIFF COALITION update; then, Civil Rights Attorney & Activist CYNTHIA ANDERSON BARKER will walk us through a new report from the County’s Office of Inspector General also Co-Founder and Publisher of LA Progressive SHARON KYLE will explain proposals and debates surrounding reparations for African Americans

  • Tuesdays at 1PM it's The Ageless Wisdom Mystery School with Michael Benner

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, March 7th, 2022 4:51pm

    "Consciousness and Identity" Our guest on this week's Ageless Wisdom Show, best-selling author Caroline Myss, will speak about these qualities and more.

  • Wednesdays at 2PM It's The Lawyers Guild on KPFK

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 10:13am

    Tune in Wed., Mar. 2 at 2:00 p.m. for this week's edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. With Richard Becker, Author and ANSWER Coalition Coordinator, will update us on the global implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Then, activist Val Carlson about her work on the End Homelessness Now Steering Committee and the City of LA’s escalating war on unhoused people as key City elections for mayor, city council and city attorney loom. With Co-Hosts Jim Lafferty and Maria Hall.

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