Here's the lineup for today's show:
The sad and funny truth according to Hannah Gadsby
(Starts at 9:15)
Comedian Hannah Gadsby grew up in Tasmania, where being gay wasn’t just dangerous, it was criminalized. Now, she’s sharing her story — and shame — in a Netflix special that is getting raves.
Guest: comedian Hannah Gadsby
WeTransfer has a thing for artists
(Starts at 1:14)
The company that has a platform for sending digital files of all sorts also has a project whereby they commission artists to create original works for the site. It has hosted exclusive online projects with artists such as Ai Weiwei and musician Kamasi Washington; and it’s developed online experiences with the Museum of Modern Art, McSweeney’s Publishing, and Giphy, among others.
Guest: WeTransfer president & CMO Damian Bradfield
Jazz bassist Anna Abondolo is going places
(Starts at 21:15)
Twenty-two of the country’s best young jazz musicians are heading to New York for the first ever NYO JAZZ program. Not only will they study music together, they’ll perform at Carnegie Hall, and then go on tour, playing some of the world’s greatest music venues in Europe. Anna Abondolo, a recent graduate of Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, is one of those young musicians. She is profiled by KPCC arts education reporter Carla Javier.