Off-Ramp

Off-Ramp

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Off-Ramp is a weekly look at Southern California life through the eyes and ears of radio veteran John Rabe, covering news, arts and culture, and more.More from Off-Ramp »

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Elizabeth Taylor's house gets a closeup - Off-Ramp for Feb. 1, 2016

Catherine Opie's portrait of Elizabeth Taylor's home says a lot about the star ... Why is Modernism Week in Palm Springs? ... 5 Every Week gives you the ways and the means to explore SoCal ... Goodbye Jubilee

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Will California get a Parking Bill of Rights? - Off-Ramp for Jan. 30, 2016

Mike Gatto's Parking Bill of Rights ... Piano Bar 101 teaches a lost art ... Ballpark groundskeepers of the world, unite! ... Brains On, the science podcast for kids ...

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New neon museum now! Off-Ramp for 1-23-2016

5 Every Week says check out Art Los Angeles Contemporary at Santa Monica's Barker Hangar, a "knock-down, drag-out battle of art commerce" ... the Oscar noms ARE diverse, in the animation categories ... remembering Glenn Frey and Hotel California.

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Studying Snowflakes - Off-Ramp for January 16, 2016

Remembering one of David Bowie's weirdest performances ... CalTech's snowflake expert ... Piano Bar 101 ... 2 bad and 2 good reasons to become a marine biologist ... 5 Every Week gets your butt off the couch

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Where do Rose Parade floats go when they die? Off-Ramp for January 9, 2016

A look back at Jim Jones' history in Los Angeles, the sad, smelly fate of Rose Parade floats, 5 Every week and more!

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Happy New Year, and Happy Birthday Arroyo Parkway! Off-Ramp 1-2-2016

Patt Morrison's 75th birthday wishes for the Arroyo Parkway ... 5 Every Week preps you for movie awards season ... Brains On, the science podcast for kids, interviews NBC-4's Fritz Coleman about weather forecasting ... the failed African-American film response to Birth of a Nation ...

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The Show Before Christmas - Off-Ramp for Dec. 19, 2015

Gladys Knight breaks down "Midnight Train" ... She's sewing her own wedding dress ... the All-Star Night Before Christmas ... the first English recording of a Hindemith/Wilder collaboration is great opera, bad holiday dinner music ... 5 Every Week exhilarates you ... the year in documentaries.

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Modern-day exorcist Rachel Stavis - Off-Ramp for December 12, 2015

Meet a non-denominational exorcist who works out of a guest house in Van Nuys ... 5 Every Week gets you off the couch and on the streets ... climate change and creatures in the Mojave ... Brains On tells us how the salamander grows back limbs, and home come we can't?

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Off-Ramp lights up the menorah and the Triforium - Dec. 5, 2015

One of Philip K. Dick's editors - Marc Haefele - reviews Amazon's "The Man in the High Castle;" the Triforium in downtown LA gets new life; how to be a good gentile at a Hanukkah celebration; listeners try out the LAPD's shooting simulator; 5 Every Week helps you be social and smart.

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Leftovers: A Post-Thanksgiving Spectacular! Off-Ramp for 11/28/2015

What goes on after Thanksgiving? Shopping, sure. And you can watch a game, or go ham on some leftover turkey. But ask any local: Los Angeles ��� world class city that it is ��� offers much, much more. This week, Off-Ramp focuses on the weekend after Thanksgiving.

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