This is an alphabetical list of KPFK's programming. Some shows are online only and others may be on hiatus.
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  • Access Unlimited

    Disability rights and creativity with Jolie Mason, Tamara Johnson and others from

  • Afro~Dicia

    Hosted by Nnamdi Moweta, is a weekly experience into the world of African music from all across the Diaspora. With classic & modern tracks ranging from AfroBeat to Zouk, Afrodicia hits the mark and wets your appetite for African and Afro-Caribbean music.

  • Alan Watts

    For more than forty years, Alan Watts has earned a reputation as one of the foremost interpreters of Eastern philosophies for the West. Beginning at age sixteen, when he wrote essays for the journal of the Buddhist Lodge in London, he developed an audienc

  • All Of The Above

    Transmitting live from the West Coast of the Milky Way, our weekly radio show explores high quality music of every genre.  With no commercials and no playlist, All Of The Above is a non-stop journey through sound unlike any other found on today’s airwa

  • Alternative Radio

    Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is an award-winning weekly one-hour public affairs program. AR provides information, analyses, and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media. Guests analyze national and international issues.

  • American Indian Airwaves

    Giving indigenous peoples a voice about the continuous struggles against Colonialism and Imperialism

  • Animal Agenda, The

    A local interview program focused on wildlife advocacy, the shelter system, fostering, re-homing, training and other concerns with Melody King, a long-time animal advocate and founder of Los Feliz Animal Rescue

  • Antiwar Radio

    with Scott Horton

  • Arts in Review

    Arts in Review celebrates the best in local live performance, including theatre, cabaret, music and dance. Hosted by arts journalist Julio Martinez, the weekly one-hour program features interviews and performances by a wide range of talented performers wh

  • Aware Show with Lisa Garr

    Aware is dedicated to communicating information to inspire positive growth and change

  • Beautiful Struggle

    Beautiful Struggle is an open conversation focused on African American social and political issues, thought, history, inspiration, resistance, and social change. The program aims to educate and motivate the audience to work for justice and social change.

  • Beneath The Surface with Suzi Weissman

    A weekly public affairs program

  • Bibliocracy

    A weekly half-hour literary arts discussion and reading program featuring guest authors of contemporary fiction and nonfiction, poetry and memoir, and occasional political or cultural criticism.

  • Bike Talk

    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

  • BradCast with Brad Friedman

    Investigative journalist, blogger, troublemaker and broadcaster. Investigative interviews, analysis and commentary, as ripped from the pages of The BRAD BLOG.

  • Breakbeats and Rhymes

    Breakbreats and Rhymes Radio, bringing you the finest in Hip Hop music and more, broadcasting live late Friday nights from 10 p.m.-12 a.m.

  • Building Bridges

    Solidarity and internationalism from a working peoples' perspective with Mimi Rosenberg and Ken nash

  • California Solartopia


  • Cal State LA Community News Hour

    Local news and stories produced by the journalism department and students of Cal State LA

  • Caminando por Mesoamerica

  • Canto Sin Fronteras

    with Tanya Mayahuel Torres. The best music from Latin- America and the World with a Political Edge. Dedicated to the diffusion of Latin American folk, trova, nuevo canto, and World music with social-political themes not allowed on other radio stations

  • Canto Tropical

    "Canto Tropical" is a trilingual fast-paced music show focusing on Salsa, Mambo, Afro-Cuban, & Latin jazz from throughout the world. Exciting new selections each week, insightful interviews with local and visiting artists, and give-aways

  • Car Show. The

    Everything about the automotive world including listener call-ins, event calender, industry news, racing news,new products, vehicle road tests,classic and collector vehicles, in-studio and call-in guests on all automotive and related subjects.

  • Centroamerica Sin Censura con Francisco Marti­nez

  • Change Makers

    Features interviews with grassroots activists

  • Chris Hedges Report. The

    with Chris Hedges

  • CinemaScore with John Santana

    John Santana presents orchestral music from Hollywood film scores and interviews with the composers

  • CODEPINK Radio

    A women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars, support peace, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, and life-affirming programs.

  • Connectopod: Changing the Narrative

    Changing the Narrative is a Connectopod series created with youth in communities that get a bad rap in the media.

  • Contragolpe - Noticias

    Un espacio de discusión política para la comunidad hispana de California.

  • Contacto Ancestral

  • Counterspin


  • Conversation Piece

    Interviews from a Black woman's perspective with Angela Birdsong

  • Conversations on the Way - the Asafo Edition

    Public affairs interviews on justice issues with human rights attorney Nana Gyamfi

  • Capitalism, Race and Democracy

    features contributions from all five Pacifica stations and from affiliates and independent producers

  • Democracy Now!

    Democracy Now! goes beyond the rhetoric and party politics offered by the mainstream media. Instead, it highlights grassroots efforts to enhance and ignite democracy in the U.S.

  • Diálogos de Media Noche

    Dialogos Culturales de Media Noche

  • Digital Village

    Digital Village is KPFK's weekly show about computing and the Internet hosted by Ric Allan and Brittney Gallagher

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson Show

    Call in Number during the show (818) 985-5735

  • Eco Justice Radio

    EcoJustice Radio presents environmental and climate stories from a social justice frame intended to amplify community voices, broaden the reach of grassroots-based movements, and inspire action

  • Economic Update w Richard Wolff

    Prof. Richard D. Wolff delivers updates and perspectives on national and international issues

  • El Noticiero

    Spanish language locally produced newcast with segments from Informativo Pacifica and Democracy Now en espa~nol

  • Encuentros with Gregorio Luke

    Una programa de 60 minutos dedicado al arte y la cultura de América Latina, con biografías de audio en la vida de los visionarios Latina Américas más emocionantes e influyentes del pasado y del presente.

  • Enfoque Latino con Ruben Tapia

    News and public affairs for the Spanish-speaking community. "Su programa para derrotar la Indifererncia" en horario para desvelados y desveladas en acción.

  • Evolution of the Groove

    Free Form Progressive Platform Covers A Multitude Of Genres In The Spirit Of Miles

  • Expansion Zone

    With Sonia Barrett. Explores the human experience from vast perspectives. We examine the life and our quest to understand who and what we are.

  • Experience Talks

    Sharing the experience of dynamic baby boomers and beyond in a way that communicates across generations.

  • Feminist Magazine

    Feminist Magazine is the weekly Southern California radio show with intersectional feminist perspectives. Covering stories that you don't hear on mainstream media!

  • Flashpoints

    A front-line investigative news magazine, focusing on human, civil and workers right, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues.

  • FolkScene is dedicated to providing the highest quality music and information to the Folk and Acoustic Community

  • Freedom Now

  • Free Forum w Terrence Mc Nally

  • Global Village Mondays w/Kathy Diaz

    "Music from around the world and around the block" with Kathy Diaz

  • Global Village Tuesdays w/Gary Baca

    "Music from around the world and around the block"

  • Global Village Wednesdays

    "Music from around the world and around the block" with rotating hosts

  • Global Village Thursdays w John Schneider

    Music from around the world and around the block.With a special focus on stringed instruments and eclectic styles!

  • Global Village Fridays w Sergio Mielniczenko

    Featuring music from around the world with an emphasis on interviews and live performances.

  • Edna Tatum's Gospel Classics

    Gil Fears - Host of “Edna Tatum’s Gospel Classics” has served as co-host for “Gospel Classics” for the past sixteen years. Gil is an ordained Minister and is associated with the Gospel Music Workshop of America.

  • Grayzone Radio

    Grayzone Radio with Max Blumenthal

  • Hablando de Sudamerica

    Siempre rompiendo el cerco mediatico

  • Health & Wellness Mix

    Health & Wellness rotating programming -Expansion Zone alt w Health Care 4 US

  • Health Care 4 US

    Health Care for US examines the current US Health Insurance system flaws, failures, and solutions with special guest interviews. We discuss how single-payer universal health care reform eliminates the serious harm of a “profit over people “ insurance business and restores the delivery of “care” to our health care system.

  • IMRU

    IMRU Radio Magazine is a vehicle for LGBTQ community support and political change.

  • Indymedia on Air

    Independent Media Center is a network of collectively run media outlets for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of the truth

  • Informativo Pacifica

    Un programa de media hora con noticias nacionales e internacionales con reportes y contribuciones de periodistas de mas de treinta paises de nuestra America y Europa.

  • Inner Vision with Nita Vallens

     A one-hour show focusing on health, spirituality and the exploration of consciousness with the sole intention of helping you achieve a life full of passion, meaning and purpose.

  • In The Cut Radio – Live From The Launchpad with DJ Ben Vera

    DJ Ben Vera brings you a Saturday night extravaganza of sound, blending club cuts with crate digging

  • Its Going Down

    Featuring interviews with participants in social movements, struggles, rebellions, projects, thinkers, and organizers.

  • Jazz Sessions

    A program that captures the spirit of the jam session and celebrates timeless jazz recordings of then and now with Dr Jaz Sawyer.

  • LA Review of Books


  • L.A. Theatre Works

    Founded in 1974, L.A. Theatre Works' mission is to record and preserve great performances of important stage plays, maximizing the use of new technologies to make world-class theatre accessible to the widest possible audience...

  • Revolucion Arcoiris

    Spanish language LGBTQ+ program

  • Laura Flanders and Friends

    Laura Flanders and Friends is a TV and radio program that seeks to raise radical spirits by interviewing forward-thinking people who have real experience of shifting power, from the few to the many, in the worlds of arts, entrepreneurship and politics.

  • Lawyers' Guild, The - with Jim Lafferty and Maria Hall

    A public affairs program where political activists and experts discuss current political developments and progressive movements for social change. Also listener calls.

  • Letters & Politics wMitch Jeserich

    We look at the inside workings of Capitol Hill while also covering what happens at the state legislative level and on the streets. Basically the struggle between "austerity measures" and public programs

  • Listen Here

    Listen Here, a journey in jazz with host Ollie Bivins

  • Living In The USA w/Jon Wiener

    Talking about politics, thinking about the Left.

  • Making Contact

    Analyses critical issues and showcases grassroots solutions

  • Michael Slate

    The Michael Slate Show, a weekly interview based talk show

  • Middle East in Focus

    The mission of MEIF is to fill the many gaps left by the mainstream media in their coverage of the Middle East

  • Midnight Snack

    A blend of house, electro pop, and everything in between with DJ Dani Mamath

  • La Raza Radio

    La Raza Radio with Matt Sedillo, Dr. Vanessa Bustamante, and Ernesto Ayala

  • Move The Crowd

    Move The Crowd — Black liberation through collective action.

  • Musiqueros y Juventud

    # youth collectives alternate with contemporary music and cultural developments; in Spanish with some code switching

  • Nightscapes or Due Diligence

    Giving you the music to make you think, feel, expand your dreams, reach for the stars and grow your mind. Playing an eclectic blend of low-fi, chilled out neo-soul, jazz, rock, blues, and a few classics. No holds barred, anything goes--DJ Jillian Rise

  • Nuestra Voz

    Roundtable of Latino and Latin American issues. Topics include environment, politics, education, health, human rights and international issues. Open phone lines, calls welcome. Call in number (818) 985-5735

  • The Out Agenda

    Through interviews, debates, and special feature stories, this show examines today’s issues from the LGBTQ perspective.

  • Pacifica Performance Showcase

    Arts & culture to enlighten, enliven and educate

  • Perspectiva de las Americas

    Collective Members: Paula Ramirez, Julieta Reynoso, Correspondents for AMATE, Alternative Media Agency and Trade Editions

  • Phil and Ted’s Sexy Boomer Show

    Free-form, comedy/talk podcast co-hosted by Phil Proctor and Ted Bonnitt, featuring special guests and Hollywood stars in fun and deep conversations.

  • Pocho Hour of Power

    News, Music, Comedy & Cultural Arts Variety Show & "Non-Stop Afternoon Party"

  • Poets Cafe

    Poetry interviews and conversations

  • Politics or Pedagogy?

    Education - that's our mission

  • Primal Dead


  • Profiles w/ Maggie LePique

    Profiles with Maggie LePique, An hour-long look, first Friday of the month from 7-8 PM, into the music, artistry, lives and legacies of the musicians, activists and artists who defined a uniquely creative era by breaking boundaries and finding new influences...

  • Putumayo World Music Hour

    A show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures

  • Radio Bilingue

    Línea Abierta, national Spanish-language talk and call-in program.


    Radio Insurgencia Femenina es un programa radial que es parte de la programacion en español de la emisora comunitaria KPFK 90.7 FM

  • Radio Insurrection With Hamid Khan and Matyos Kidane

    Radio Insurrection with Hamid Khan & Matyos Kidane

  • Radio Maíz - El Vuelo del Águila y el Cóndor - Radio Sudamérica

  • Ralph Nader Radio Hour

    The Ralph Nader Radio Hour is a weekly talk show broadcast on the Pacifica Radio Network.

  • KPFK Rebel Alliance News

    KPFK Rebel Alliance News

  • Reggae Central

    Chuck Foster plays ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub, roots and dancehall, drawn from one of the largest collections in the U.S. From vintage 7" singles to the latest Jamaican chart hits, Reggae Central celebrates the classics and keeps you up to date on curre

  • Report to the Listeners

    Monthly reports from management and governance with an opportunity for listeners to call in questions and comments

  • Rethinking Heroes with Cary Harrison: Life After The Military

    Harrison brings his free-range perspective which blends commentary, satire, and fact-based research to issues facing veterans.

  • Rhapsody in Black

    Classic R&B from the 40's thru the 70's Live Call in (818) 985-5735

  • Rick Smith Show

    Working Americans are tired of listening to think tank approved corporate news and commentary. They want a direct, honest approach to the issues that matter

  • Rising Up With Sonali

    Rising Up is a weekly digest of independent news analysis, investigation, education, artistic expression, activism in the public interest

  • Roots Music & Beyond

    Folk and roots music and more, sundry sounds from bluegrass to bebop and beyond.

  • Rootwork

    Public affairs with Thandisizwe Chimurenga, she who loves her people

  • Scholars Circle

  • Senderos de Oaxaca o Asi Es Nuestra Cultura

    Senderos de Oaxaca (oaxacan programan) o Asi Es Nuestra Cultura

  • Be a Better Relative

  • Sojourner Truth wMargaret Prescod

    Sojourner Truth brings you news and views on local, national, and international policies and stories that affect us all. We draw out how those of us most impacted - women, communities of color and other communities are responding.

  • Something's Happening A Hour 1 honoring Roy Of Hollywood

    News and programming on the cutting edge - dynamite radio for night people

  • Soul Rebel Radio

    Soul Rebel Radio is a cutting edge youth based radio program hitting on topics as well as current events through comedy, youth voices, and interviews. SoulRebel Radio also plays a wide variety of music that young people get denied by mainstream radio.

  • Soundwaves

    Soundwaves Radio strives to bring you the best in all forms of music both new and old. Live guest DJ set's and producer performances as well as extensive interviews with artists from all over the globe.

  • Special Programming

    KPFK Presents Special Programming on various topics. Call (818) 985-5735 To Pledge!

  • Spotlight Africa

    News, information and current developments on the African continent.Documenting the African Reality

  • Stairway To Heaven

    a music program that consists of music from the soulful genre...the focus is on stories....the feeling..

  • Suplemento Comunitario

    Programa semanal de asuntos públicos en español

  • Radio Intifada (SWANA Region Radio)

    Weekly review of politics and culture bringing you the voices of the voiceless from Kolkata to Casablanca. Hosts, Members of SWANA (South and West Asia and North Africa) Collective. Archives:

  • Constituency, The

    A new local public affairs interview program with Augusta Johnson and Keith Johnson (no relation), featuring coverage of pressing civic issues in Los Angeles and Southern California around housing, houselessness and other concerns.

  • Think Outside The Cage

  • Thom Hartmann

    LIVE CALL IN NUMBER During this show- (202) 808-9925

  • Travel Tips for Aztlan

    The best music from the latin youth culture including rock, salsa, cumbia, hip-hop, ska, electronica and LatinX ChicanoX Music, Cultural news and information showcase

  • Voces de Libertad

    focused in the political and revolutionary struggle in Mexico,

  • Voices from the Frontlines

    Interviews with frontline organizers from across the globe that focus on strategy and tactics, grassroots movements, revolutionary thinkers, strategists, and leaders.

  • World Massive

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

  • XR Now! - Extinction Rebellion

    Extinction Rebellion Radio is dedicated to covering weekly news and stories on the climate crisis through conversation, interviews and expert perspectives.

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  • Listen Here

    4:00am - 6:00am

    Listen Here, a journey in jazz with host Ollie Bivins

  • Bike Talk

    6:00am - 7:00am

    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

  • Roots Music & Beyond

    7:00am - 9:00am

    Folk and roots music and more, sundry sounds from bluegrass to bebop and beyond.

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson Show

    9:00am - 10:00am

    Call in Number during the show (818) 985-5735


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