Programming Highlights

  • Broadway Addresses the Climate Crisis

    Posted by Michael Novick at Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 9:20 PM

    Catch the three-hour special celebrity performance on Times Square on our archives.

    Bill Murray and others from the cast of the al fresco performance of Enemy of the People in NYC.

  • LA Theatre Works, Sunday, June 23 at 10:00 pm, Hugh Whitemore's "Breaking the Code" starring Simon Templeman

    Posted by Donna Walker at Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 6:45 PM

    Simon Templeman stars as brilliant mathematician Alan Turing, the man who cracked the German Enigma code and enabled the Allies to win World War II. Shortly after, Turing was to find that the country he saved cared less about his genius and more about his sexual orientation. Based on the book Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges.

  • Phil and Ted's Sexy Boomer Show, Tuesday, June 18 at 1:00 pm with guest author Joey Greene

    Posted by Donna Walker at Monday, June 17, 2024 at 5:15 PM

    A former contributing editor of "National Lampoon," political cartoonist and founder of the Cornell Lunatic, Joey Green is also a household name providing tips and tricks for household remedies, including what to do with peanut butter, Spam and your other favorite foods. His books "Clean It! Fix it! Eat It!," along with his Magic Brands series are immensely popular and amusing. He is the author of more than 60 books. Joey has appeared on dozens of TV talk and late night shows.

  • Extinction Rebellion Radio Thursdays at 4PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 11:45 AM

    Music, Media, Education, Worker Owned Cooperatives, Sustainability, Enlightenment and more! Steven Starr welcomes guests Peter Kalmus and Rose Abramoff, two key forces behind Scientist Rebellion

  • The Lawyers Guild Weds at 3PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 1:26 PM

    On this week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. First, we speak with Chris Chavis, NLG-LA’s executive director. Then, we’ll talk with Chris Chavez, Dep. Policy Director for Coalition for Clean Air, on clean car incentives & environmental justice at the heart of the struggle against climate change.

  • The Lawyers Guild, now on Wednesdays at 3PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 11:50 AM

    On this week’s edition we’ll meet Franky Carrillo who, although innocent, spent 20 years behind bars for a murder he didn’t commit; we’ll discuss his efforts to protect others from police violence and corruption. Then, members of the US Hands Off Cuba Committee talk about the recent US-Cuba Youth, Union & Women’s Conference in Havana.

  • The Lawyers Guild Show, NOW on at 3PM Wednesdays

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 8:03 AM

    Nov. 30 from 3-4 pm (NEW TIME!) First, Marta Escudero and Benito Flores who are among those reclaiming vacant houses and turning them into homes, and their lawyer, Gilbert Saucedo. Then, Robina Suwol and Sandra Schubert from California Safe Schools

  • This week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 10:49 AM

    Tune in Wed., Nov. 23 from 2-3 pm this week’s Lawyers Guild Show. We have an exciting panel of activist women lawyers – members of the Lawyers Guild’s Housing Committee LACBA’s Veteran Legal Services Project; Roberta Ponce, and more..

  • The Lawyers Guild Wednesdays at 2PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 9:12 AM

    On this week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. Jim Lafferty will discuss the call for a united, broad-based coalition of progressive forces to save American democracy. Then, we speak with Alan Minsky, Exec. Dir. of Progressive Democrats of America, on the local, state and federal election results and the battles that lie ahead.

  • Wednesdays at 2PM, it's the Lawyers Guild on KPFK

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 10:07 AM

    This week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. Andrés Kwon of ACLU of Southern California will give us an update on the work of the Check the Sheriff Coalition. Then, Clifford J. Tasner, President of the So Cal Chapter of Americans for Democratic Action, for some background briefing on the ballot measures voters will be deciding on Nov. 8. Co-hosts:

  • Cal State LA Community News Hour Election Special 7PM Tuesday

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, October 31, 2022 at 2:50 PM

    The Cal State LA Community News Hour presents and Election Special covering the upcoming mid term elections. Tues. Nov 1st at 7PM

  • Join Maggie LePique with Bowie's Pianist Mike Garson, Monday at NOON!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 8:20 PM

    Mike Garson was David Bowie's longest-serving and most frequently appearing band member. They performed together for both Bowie's first and last concerts in the United States as well as 1,000 concerts around the globe and in between. Maggie & Mike will be discussing the Bowie release Glastonbury 2000, Monday October 31st starting at 12 Noon

  • Roots Music And Beyond Saturdays 7-9AM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 4:00 AM

    This coming Saturday October 29 on Roots Music and Beyond, host Mary Katherine Aldin talks to folk singer Happy Traum. We'll be sharing a few tracks from his brand new CD, and discussing his upcoming live show at McCabe's in Santa Monica. Plus a tribute to the late folk singer Mary McCaslin, some new releases, old favorites, and a handful of great thank you gifts for those who call in a pledge of support this morning.

  • The Lawyers Guid Wednesdays at 2PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, October 24, 2022 at 7:21 PM

    On this week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. We speak with LA’s US Hands Off Cuba Committee Members about the UN General Assembly’s upcoming vote about Cuba’s draft resolution to end the 60-year US blockade. Then, Antiwar Activist, Author and Code Pink Cofounder Medea Benjamin, on the current status of the antiwar movement and her latest book: War in Ukraine Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict

  • The Lawyer's Guild Wednesdays at 2PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, October 17, 2022 at 11:17 PM

    We’ll speak with Investigative Reporter Greg Palast on his new film, VIGILANTE: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman. The film features Greg Palast and his investigations team as they bust the most brazen, racist attack on voting rights yet - engineered by Georgia’s Brian Kemp to ensure victory in his rematch with Stacey Abrams.

  • ROOTS MUSIC AND BEYOND! Sat 7-9am

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, October 17, 2022 at 8:33 AM

    Roots Music & Beyond, Sat. Oct. 22nd, 7-9 a.m.
    Trick or Treat! Halloween comes early on the next Roots Music & Beyond. Mark Humphrey hosts.

  • The Lawyers Guild Wednesdays at 2PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 4:58 PM

    Tune in Wed., Sep. 21 from 2-3pm for this week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. With ANSWER Coalition’s Richard Becker about Taiwan and the rattling of sabers between the US and China. Then Alan Benjamin, member of the editorial board of the Socialist Organizer for a Labor Party about the resurgence of labor and working-class politics. Co-hosts: Jim Lafferty and Maria Hall.

  • The Lawyers Guild Wed., Sep. 14 from 2-3pm

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 12:13 PM

    We’ll speak with ACLU So Cal’s Peter Eliasberg, who will give the Check the Sheriff Coalition update and take us behind the scenes in LA County jails. Then, we’ll be joined by Peggy Lee Kennedy and Chris Venn with the Services not Sweeps Coalition

  • ROOTS MUSIC & BEYOND - This Saturday 7-9am

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 8:30 PM

    Roots Music & Beyond is now on Saturdays from 7-9am!

  • Maggie LePique interviews Olivia Harrison!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:58 AM

    Join Maggie LePique Tuesday August 30th at 3pm for an in-depth interview with Olivia Harrison about her new book, Came The Lightening: Twenty Poems for George. Olivia Harrison presents Came the Lightening, a book of twenty poems dedicated to George, marking the twentieth year since his passing.

  • CalState LA Community News Hour is Tuesdays at 3PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:49 AM

    Check out the CalState LA Community News Hour! This Tuesday at 3PM. Local stories and news brought to you by the students of the CalState LA Journalism Department!

  • Roots Music & Beyond Saturday 7am-9am!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, August 19, 2022 at 11:10 PM

    Join us Saturday morning Aug 19th for a special edition to listen to four legendary radio hosts jockey for one microphone. It'll be a true hoot. Add in some of the finest music you'll ever hear on the Southern California airwaves and Saturday morning couldn't be better. See ya!

  • The Lawyers Guild Wednesdays at 2PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 9:00 AM

    On this week’s Lawyers Guild Show. Paul Boden & Kath Rogers will talk about the State’s latest effort to criminalize mental illness. Then, Services Not Sweeps’ Peggy Lee Kennedy, Robin Petering and Ricci Sergienko will update us on LA City Council’s and LAPD’s escalating campaign to disappear unhoused people. 

  • Roots Music & Beyond 3 Hour Special!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, August 5, 2022 at 12:16 PM

    Join the Roots Music Team this Saturday from 6am to 9am for a 3 hour dive into Americana, world music sounds, folk to funk, bluegrass to blues and beyond

  • Classical Composers & Composition with Earl Ofari Hutchinson Saturdays at 10 am

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, July 29, 2022 at 11:14 AM

    Richard Wagner's Towering Götterdämerung Played and Discussed - Saturday July 30 KPFK-Pacifica Radio 90.7 FM streamed at kpfk.org 10:00 AM PST

  • Wednesdays at 2PM it's The Lawyers Guild

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 3:35 PM

    Tune in Wed., July 27 from 2-3pm on KPFK 90.7 FM for this week’s edition of the Lawyers Guild Show. We explore findings of a new report by UCLA researchers, Evaluating the Autopsies of 59 Deaths in Los Angeles County Jails, 2009-2019. Labor and Immigrant Rights Activist Victor Narro talks about his new book, The Activist Spirit: Toward a Radical Solidarity, and how to make the struggle for justice more compassionate, fulfilling, caring and sustainable.

  • EcoJustice Radio - Wednesdays at 3PM on KPFK!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 2:29 PM

    EcoJustice Radio - A Vessel for Empowerment for the Gulf Coast: Overcoming Superstorm & Petrochemical Invasions

  • Out Of The Box With Christine July 26 at 1PM

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, July 25, 2022 at 8:00 PM

    Want to know all about the Narcissist? Well, you're in luck. On the next episode we feature my interview with a Master Narcissist known as HG Tudor. You will get to know who they are, why they do what they do, and most importantly, how to be free once and for all of these emotional vampires.

  • The CalState LA Community News Hour Comes to KPFK!

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, July 22, 2022 at 6:08 PM

    Local news and stories produced by the Cal State LA Broadcast and Journalism Department. Listen in Tuesday July 26th at 3PM!

  • The Earl Ofari Hutchinson Show, Saturdays at 9am

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, July 22, 2022 at 2:13 PM

    Los Angeles residents and radio listeners will speak out on Free Griner! Brittney Griner will be back in court on Tuesday, July 26, in Russia that will determine her fate.

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    Hand picked Massive music from every corner of the globe with Dj D.Painter

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    Bike Talk! celebrates bike rides, collectives, activists, artists, commuters, enthusiasts, professional cyclists, inventors & repairers and of course, the bicycle itself as an alternative human-powered mode of transportation

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